2 hours ago

We are in the final 10 days of our 2018 Annua...

We are in the final 10 days of our 2018 Annual Campaign. Please consider making a pledge and give a child or family in our community the gift is summer. Click the link below to donate today! https://operations.daxko.com/features/onlinegiving/donationdetails.aspx?cid=3109&campaign=16768&campaigner=6120854

    Roxborough YMCA
    We are in the final 10 days of our 2018 Annual Campaign. Please consider making a pledge and give a child or family in our community the gift is summer. Click the link below to donate today!...
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12 hours ago

Help the Roxborough YMCA win the Classic Town...

Help the Roxborough YMCA win the Classic Towns People's Choice Contest! Follow the link and vote for us now! https://classictowns.typeform.com/to/AhFyhf

    Round Two Classic Towns People's Choice Contest
    The 2018 Classic Towns People's Choice Awards continues with Round Two of voting! Each town selected their winners and now the chosen picks will compete to be the best of the Classic Towns. Be sure to vote for your town from 5/8 to 5/22 and stay tuned for the winners!
    https://classictowns.typeform.com

13 hours ago

Wissahickon Interested Citizens Association -...

    New development controls proposed for a hidden gem of the Northwest
    New limits on development are in the works for a leafy Northwest Philadelphia neighborhood best known for its proximity to the sprawling park with which it shares a name.
    http://planphilly.com

23 hours ago

On Friday, May 25th the Gorgas Park Farmers M...

On Friday, May 25th the Gorgas Park Farmers Market will open for the season! Stop pass Gorgas Park from 3-7 PM and check out the fresh selection of produce and baked goods from McCann's Farm and J's Gouramaze!

    Roxborough PA
    On Friday, May 25th the Gorgas Park Farmers Market will open for the season! Stop pass Gorgas Park from 3-7 PM and check out the fresh selection of produce and baked goods from McCann's Farm and J's...
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23 hours ago

On Friday, May 25th the Friends of Gorgas Par...

On Friday, May 25th the Friends of Gorgas Park Farmers Market will open for the season! Stop pass Gorgas Park from 3-7 PM and check out the fresh selection of produce and baked goods from McCann's Farm and J's GourAmaze Fine Foods and Baked Goods!

    Roxborough PA
    On Friday, May 25th the Friends of Gorgas Park Farmers Market will open for the season! Stop pass Gorgas Park from 3-7 PM and check out the fresh selection of produce and baked goods from McCann's...
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26 hours ago

Are you looking for more information on Summe...

Are you looking for more information on Summer camp? Great news, we have a camp info session tonight beginning at 6:30pm in the lobby area! Stop by and have all your questions answered!

    Roxborough YMCA
    Are you looking for more information on Summer camp? Great news, we have a camp info session tonight beginning at 6:30pm in the lobby area! Stop by and have all your questions answered!
    https://www.facebook.com

39 hours ago

Join us for the Walk Against Hate on June 3rd...

Join us for the Walk Against Hate on June 3rd! Follow the link and click register - select the branch closest to us and help us take a step in the right direction! https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/EventHome.aspx?eventid=230932&langpref=en-CA&Referrer=direct%2fnone

    I just supported Walk Against Hate
    Please join me in supporting Walk Against Hate. It is a great way to make a difference.
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47 hours ago

Help the Roxborough YMCA win the Classic Town...

Help the Roxborough YMCA win the Classic Towns People's Choice Contest! Follow the link and vote for us now! https://classictowns.typeform.com/to/AhFyhf

    Round Two Classic Towns People's Choice Contest
    The 2018 Classic Towns People's Choice Awards continues with Round Two of voting! Each town selected their winners and now the chosen picks will compete to be the best of the Classic Towns. Be sure to vote for your town from 5/8 to 5/22 and stay tuned for the winners!
    https://classictowns.typeform.com

3 days ago

9 a.m. yoga tomorrow morning is cancelled. Sw...

9 a.m. yoga tomorrow morning is cancelled. Switch it up and try out Body Combat at 9:35 a.m. in Studio A We apologize for the inconvenience.

    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

With Round One of the first Classic Towns of ...

With Round One of the first Classic Towns of Greater Philadelphia People’s Choice Contest concluded, we are excited to kick-off Round Two! Show your love for Roxborough by casting your vote for the Best of the Classic Towns today.

    Round Two Classic Towns People's Choice Contest
    The 2018 Classic Towns People's Choice Awards continues with Round Two of voting! Each town selected their winners and now the chosen picks will compete to be the best of the Classic Towns. Be sure to vote for your town from 5/8 to 5/22 and stay tuned for the winners!
    https://classictowns.typeform.com

3 days ago

Join us for the Walk Against Hate on June 3rd...

Join us for the Walk Against Hate on June 3rd! Follow the link and click register - select the branch closest to us and help us take a step in the right direction! https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/EventHome.aspx?eventid=230932&langpref=en-CA&Referrer=direct%2fnone

    I just supported Walk Against Hate
    Please join me in supporting Walk Against Hate. It is a great way to make a difference.
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3 days ago

Yoga for Relaxation on Monday mornings at 9am...

Yoga for Relaxation on Monday mornings at 9am is removed from the schedule until further notice. In the meantime, stay strong with Body Pump at 9am in Studio A!

    https://www.facebook.com

3 days ago

Help the Roxborough YMCA win the Classic Town...

Help the Roxborough YMCA win the Classic Towns People's Choice Contest! Follow the link and vote for us now! https://classictowns.typeform.com/to/AhFyhf

    Round Two Classic Towns People's Choice Contest
    The 2018 Classic Towns People's Choice Awards continues with Round Two of voting! Each town selected their winners and now the chosen picks will compete to be the best of the Classic Towns. Be sure to vote for your town from 5/8 to 5/22 and stay tuned for the winners!
    https://classictowns.typeform.com

4 days ago

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4 days ago

It's time to take the plunge - camp is fillin...

It's time to take the plunge - camp is filling up fast! If you have not registered yet, what are you waiting for? #camp #summercamp #daycamp

    Roxborough YMCA
    It's time to take the plunge - camp is filling up fast! If you have not registered yet, what are you waiting for? #camp #summercamp #daycamp
    https://www.facebook.com

4 days ago

Combine your favorite things, nature and exer...

Combine your favorite things, nature and exercise! Head out to Camp Speers on May 19th for a 5K around camp! This is a great way to experience Camp Speers before summer! Follow the link for more information http://bit.ly/2Hi65m4

    Taking Our Shot at Inspiring Hope
    As we begin 2018, we look forward to a new year of raising funds to rename Type 1 Diabetes to Type None.
    https://www.racemenu.com

5 days ago

10:10am Pilates today will run as Core and St...

10:10am Pilates today will run as Core and Strength with Mike!

    https://www.facebook.com

5 days ago

Roxborough YMCA added 2 new photos.

It may be rainy and dreary, but our new flowers are bright and cheery!

    Roxborough YMCA
    Roxborough YMCA added a new photo.
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5 days ago

Join us for the Walk Against Hate on June 3rd...

Join us for the Walk Against Hate on June 3rd! Follow the link and click register - select the branch closest to us and help us take a step in the right direction! https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/EventHome.aspx?eventid=230932&langpref=en-CA&Referrer=direct%2fnone

    I just supported Walk Against Hate
    Please join me in supporting Walk Against Hate. It is a great way to make a difference.
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5 days ago

Garlic Mustard – An Edible, Delicious Invasive

By Trish Fries, Environmental Education Program Specialist

    Garlic Mustard - An Edible, Delicious Invasive - Friends of Wissahickon
    By Trish Fries, Environmental Education Program Specialist Garlic mustard (Alliaria petiolata) is a common invasive plant seen all over the forest floor in the Wissahickon and throughout the eastern United States. A native of Europe and Asia, it was introduced into this country for use medicinally and as an edible herb.
    https://www.fow.org

5 days ago

Take a look at our Roxborough High School vol...

Take a look at our Roxborough High School volunteers and their peers doing awesome things!

    Academy Pathways prepare students for college, career at Roxborough High
    Academy Pathways, cutting-edge technology, student leadership, innovative teachers and supportive staff are all elements at the heart of the curriculum at The Academies at Roxborough High School. Located at 6498 Ridge Ave., The Academies at Roxborough High school is the first high school in Philadelphia to implement the all-academy high school model.
    http://www.phillytrib.com

5 days ago

Join the Philadelphia Folksong Society on Sun...

Join the Philadelphia Folksong Society on Sunday, May 20th from 11 am - 3 pm For their Family and Community Open House! This free family fun event is an opportunity to learn more about the Philadelphia Folksong Society while enjoying live music, actives and more.

    Roxborough PA
    Join the Philadelphia Folksong Society on Sunday, May 20th from 11 am - 3 pm For their Family and Community Open House! This free family fun event is an opportunity to learn more about the...
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5 days ago

Zumba Gold today at 11:05am will run as Trim ...

Zumba Gold today at 11:05am will run as Trim and Sculpt with Mike!

    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Need a girls trip? We are hosting a Women’s W...

Need a girls trip? We are hosting a Women’s Wellness Retreat at Camp Speers May 18th-20th. The beautiful camp setting, relaxing atmosphere, and variety of wellness classes and experiences make this retreat the perfect way to let you recharge mind, body and spirit. Grab your friends and join us! More information here http://campspeersymca.org/womens-wellness-weekends/

    Women's Wellness Retreats " Camp Speers YMCA
    Staff from the greater Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA host the Women's Wellness retreats at Camp Speers in the Poconos. The beautiful camp setting, relaxing atmosphere, and variety of classes and experiences make this retreat the perfect way to recharge mind, body and spirit. Enjoy yoga, canoeing, body flow classes, zumba, rock climbing and more.
    http://campspeersymca.org

6 days ago

Camp is a month away!! Have you registered ye...

Camp is a month away!! Have you registered yet?!

    Roxborough YMCA
    Camp is a month away!! Have you registered yet?!
    https://www.facebook.com

6 days ago

Wissahickon Interested Citizens Association -...

    Rep. Pam DeLissio
    FYI - On Wednesday, May 23rd from 6:30-7:30pm, the Philadelphia City Planning Commission is holding a public meeting where they will present draft plans for the Wissahickon Gateway Improvement Plan....
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May 14

Help the Roxborough YMCA win the Classic Town...

Help the Roxborough YMCA win the Classic Towns People's Choice Contest! Follow the link and vote for us now! https://classictowns.typeform.com/to/AhFyhf

    Round Two Classic Towns People's Choice Contest
    The 2018 Classic Towns People's Choice Awards continues with Round Two of voting! Each town selected their winners and now the chosen picks will compete to be the best of the Classic Towns. Be sure to vote for your town from 5/8 to 5/22 and stay tuned for the winners!
    https://classictowns.typeform.com

May 14

With a commitment to adaptively reuse the for...

With a commitment to adaptively reuse the former Grace Lutheran Church, Ruggiero Plante Land Design shares plans for their new home on Ridge Avenue in Roxborough.

    Philadelphia Design Firm To Make Modern Home In 100-Year-Old Roxborough Church
    Philadelphia design firm to make modern home in 100-year-old Roxborough church. David Plante and Cesira Ruggiero, the principals of Ruggiero Plante Land Design, have worked for decades to improve properties around the region. Today, they are putting their expertise in engineering and design into the rehabilitation of a nearly 100-year-old church in Roxborough that will serve as their new headquarters.
    https://roxboroughpa.com

May 14

Need a girls trip? We are hosting a Women’s W...

Need a girls trip? We are hosting a Women’s Wellness Retreat at Camp Speers May 18th-20th. The beautiful camp setting, relaxing atmosphere, and variety of wellness classes and experiences make this retreat the perfect way to let you recharge mind, body and spirit. Grab your friends and join us! More information here http://campspeersymca.org/womens-wellness-weekends/

    Women's Wellness Retreats " Camp Speers YMCA
    Staff from the greater Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA host the Women's Wellness retreats at Camp Speers in the Poconos. The beautiful camp setting, relaxing atmosphere, and variety of classes and experiences make this retreat the perfect way to recharge mind, body and spirit. Enjoy yoga, canoeing, body flow classes, zumba, rock climbing and more.
    http://campspeersymca.org

May 14

Congratulations to organizers and participant...

Congratulations to organizers and participants of the 17th Annual Roxborough Mother's Day Walk/Run. Their efforts and coordination raise funds to support Lisa's Army and Friends In Pink.

    Roxborough's 17th Annual Mother's Day Walk Benefits Cancer Charities
    Alicia Nieves reports.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

May 13

Combine your favorite things, nature and exer...

Combine your favorite things, nature and exercise! Head out to Camp Speers on May 19th for a 5K around camp! This is a great way to experience Camp Speers before summer! Follow the link for more information http://bit.ly/2Hi65m4

    Taking Our Shot at Inspiring Hope
    As we begin 2018, we look forward to a new year of raising funds to rename Type 1 Diabetes to Type None.
    https://www.racemenu.com

May 13

Happy Mother's Day to all Mothers on your spe...

Happy Mother's Day to all Mothers on your special day! We hope you are celebrated for the wonderful things you do for all! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CjrC0hOGnlg

    Happy Mother's Day from the Y
    We asked retirees about their moms and how they felt she impacted them throughout their lives. What happened next was pretty magical...Happy Mother's Day from the YMCA!
    https://www.youtube.com/

May 12

Help the Roxborough YMCA win the Classic Town...

Help the Roxborough YMCA win the Classic Towns People's Choice Contest! Follow the link and vote for us now! https://classictowns.typeform.com/to/AhFyhf

    Round Two Classic Towns People's Choice Contest
    The 2018 Classic Towns People's Choice Awards continues with Round Two of voting! Each town selected their winners and now the chosen picks will compete to be the best of the Classic Towns. Be sure to vote for your town from 5/8 to 5/22 and stay tuned for the winners!
    https://classictowns.typeform.com

May 11

Make your mark on the Roxborough Pocket Park ...

Make your mark on the Roxborough Pocket Park with limited paver and plaque engraving options to fundraise for final improvements.

    Paver & Plaque Program | Roxborough, Philadelphia
    Due to spacing constraints, we anticipate selling a limited number of paver and plaque engravings. Following the sale of these engravings the pavers and plaque will be installed at the Roxborough Pocket Park and unveiled at a Roxborough Pocket Park First Friday event by the Fall of 2018.
    https://roxboroughpa.com

May 11

Need a girls trip? We are hosting a Women’s W...

Need a girls trip? We are hosting a Women’s Wellness Retreat at Camp Speers May 18th-20th. The beautiful camp setting, relaxing atmosphere, and variety of wellness classes and experiences make this retreat the perfect way to let you recharge mind, body and spirit. Grab your friends and join us! More information here http://campspeersymca.org/womens-wellness-weekends/

    Women's Wellness Retreats " Camp Speers YMCA
    Staff from the greater Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA host the Women's Wellness retreats at Camp Speers in the Poconos. The beautiful camp setting, relaxing atmosphere, and variety of classes and experiences make this retreat the perfect way to recharge mind, body and spirit. Enjoy yoga, canoeing, body flow classes, zumba, rock climbing and more.
    http://campspeersymca.org

May 11

Reminder that the gymnasium will be closed fr...

Reminder that the gymnasium will be closed from 6-8pm tonight for the Child Care Art Show. Please follow the gym schedule for open gym times prior to the event. We appreciate your understanding!

    https://www.facebook.com

May 11

The Roxborough Y is up for best gym in the Cl...

The Roxborough Y is up for best gym in the Classic Towns Peoples Choice Contest. Please take a moment and cast your vote for our Y in the link below. https://classictowns.typeform.com/to/AhFyhf

    Round Two Classic Towns People's Choice Contest
    The 2018 Classic Towns People's Choice Awards continues with Round Two of voting! Each town selected their winners and now the chosen picks will compete to be the best of the Classic Towns. Be sure to vote for your town from 5/8 to 5/22 and stay tuned for the winners!
    https://classictowns.typeform.com

May 11

10am Aqua Deep today has been canceled. Try o...

10am Aqua Deep today has been canceled. Try out 10am Aquacize with Vicky!

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May 11

Wheel lug nuts stolen!?

I recently had 9 lug nuts stolen from my parked car while Home on Umbria. They left the wheel lock but took the 3 lug nuts from 3 of my tires. Lucky the tires didn’t fall off. Has anyone else had this happen in the area?

May 10

Join the Roxborough Ridge Runners this Saturd...

Join the Roxborough Ridge Runners this Saturday, May 12th from 11 AM-3 PM for the 16th annual Rockin’ the Ridge Car Show! Enjoy fun for the whole family, sponsored by Friends of Gorgas Park and the Ridge Runners. This show is something you won’t want to miss!

    Roxborough PA
    Join the Roxborough Ridge Runners this Saturday, May 12th from 11 AM-3 PM for the 16th annual Rockin' the Ridge Car Show! Enjoy fun for the whole family, sponsored by Friends of Gorgas Park and the...
    https://www.facebook.com

May 09

5:30pm BodySTEP Express tonight will run as B...

5:30pm BodySTEP Express tonight will run as Boot Camp with Mike. Switch up your routine for this awesome workout!

    https://www.facebook.com

May 09

Friends of Gorgas Park announces Roxborough M...

Friends of Gorgas Park announces Roxborough Music Festival to take place in conjunction with Parks on Tap Saturday, June 2.

    Roxborough Music Festival Announced
    On Saturday, June 2, 2018 the Friends of Gorgas Park will host the 1st Annual Roxborough Music Festival at Gorgas Park in Roxborough. The festival will showcase 7 regionally and nationally acclaimed musical performers and is organized in conjunction with Philadelphia's traveling beer garden Parks On Tap.
    https://roxboroughpa.com

May 09

11:05am Zumba Gold today will run as Trim and...

11:05am Zumba Gold today will run as Trim and Sculpt with Mike and 11:35am Stretch and Balance will run as usual, but with Mike! Stop by for a great workout!

    https://www.facebook.com

May 09

Take a day off of meal planning on Thursday, ...

Take a day off of meal planning on Thursday, May 10th. Gather your friends and family and join us at Iron Hill Brewery in Chestnut Hill where 20% of your food bill will be donated to the 2018 Roxborough YMCA Annual Campaign. (Be sure to remember your certificate to ensure the 20% is donated)

    Chestnut Hill, PA | Iron Hill Brewery
    Chestnut Hill, PA - Iron Hill Brewery
    https://www.ironhillbrewery.com

May 08

Need a girls trip? We are hosting a Women’s W...

Need a girls trip? We are hosting a Women’s Wellness Retreat at Camp Speers May 18th-20th. The beautiful camp setting, relaxing atmosphere, and variety of wellness classes and experiences make this retreat the perfect way to let you recharge mind, body and spirit. Grab your friends and join us! More information here http://campspeersymca.org/womens-wellness-weekends/

    Women's Wellness Retreats " Camp Speers YMCA
    Staff from the greater Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA host the Women's Wellness retreats at Camp Speers in the Poconos. The beautiful camp setting, relaxing atmosphere, and variety of classes and experiences make this retreat the perfect way to recharge mind, body and spirit. Enjoy yoga, canoeing, body flow classes, zumba, rock climbing and more.
    http://campspeersymca.org

May 08

Trailhead Spotlight: Hartwell Lane

By Shawn Green

    Trailhead Spotlight: Hartwell Lane - Friends of Wissahickon
    By Shawn Green On beautiful summer weekends, when the Valley Green parking areas are overflowing with cars and people, it might seem hard to believe that just a short distance away is a quiet, less-used entrance to the park. Adjacent to Springside Chestnut Hill Academy (SCH), and nestled along the curve where Cherokee Street turns ...
    https://www.fow.org

May 08

Combine your favorite things, nature and exer...

Combine your favorite things, nature and exercise! Head out to Camp Speers on May 19th for a 5K around camp! This is a great way to experience Camp Speers before summer! Follow the link for more information http://bit.ly/2Hi65m4

    Taking Our Shot at Inspiring Hope
    As we begin 2018, we look forward to a new year of raising funds to rename Type 1 Diabetes to Type None.
    https://www.racemenu.com

May 07

Help us celebrate your favorite Y Teachers th...

Help us celebrate your favorite Y Teachers this week during Teacher Appreciation Week! Share a story about your favorite teacher using the hashtag #ThankATeacher

    https://www.facebook.com

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