General Information
Phone Numbers
610-789-3656
Fax: 610-789-3840
Emergencies: Dial 911
Location
100 Garrett Road
Upper Darby,
PA
19082

Hours
Monday - Friday
9:00am - 4:30pm

Recreation Programs

Upper Darby Recreation is pleased to offer a wide range of recreation programs. Click on any of the links below to view the registrations forms and further information on the programs offered below:

Bike with a Cop- This event will be located at Dermond Recreation Area. Open to children ages 5-10! Bicycle, Helmet, and Parental supervision is required. There will be a review on the rules of the road, a bicycle safety skills course, and fun activities, games, and prizes. Click Here for an Application for Bike with a Cop.

Beginner Karate- Our Children’s Program emphasizes the importance of perseverance and independence. Students move at their own pace - working to earn their rank through dedication and proving their knowledge. Classes are filled with exercise, drills, and application of their skills through forms, self-defense, and sparring. Begin building your child’s independence and self-confidence today! Available for children ages 7 and Up. Classes are on Monday & Wednesday as well as Tuesday & Thursday. Late registration is open, classes end on August 10th (Mon-Wed) and August 11th (Tues-Thurs)!  Click Here for an Application for the Beginner Karate classes.

Boxing Class- Learning the basics for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels of defense, footwork, and head movement. Proper form for strikes advancing power, speed, accuracy, strength conditioning,, and stamina building. Classes start on Monday, July 25th! Click Here for an Application for Boxing classes.

Japanese Sword Class- Santo Ichi Ryu laido is a traditional and elegant style of a Japanese non-combative sword art in which the practitioner strives to harmonize the techniques, philosophy and artful practice as a means to achieve a higher state of awareness and mindfulness. Late registration is open! Classes end August 11th! Click Here for an Application for Japanese Sword class.

Little Dragons- Designed with our youngest martial artist in mind. The developmentally appropriate curriculum includes building on large motor skills, enhancing communication and language, and improving balance and coordination - all while introducing students to the martial arts. Begin building your child’s independence and self-confidence today! Children ages 4-6. Session 2 starts Monday, July 25th! Click Here for an Application for the Little Dragons program.

Muay Thai Cardio- A great way to strengthen the body, build endurance and burn off calories and fat. This 45-minute class program consists of the following exercises: Jumping Rope, Pad Work (striking & kicking), Drills, Shadowboxing, Punching Bag Training, Sprints, Dutch Drills(Two-Person Routines),Strength and Conditioning Exercise. Late registration is open! Classes end on August 11th! Click Here for an Application for Muay Thai Cardio class.

Tai Chi- An ancient Chinese tradition that, today, is practiced as a graceful form of exercise. It involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing. Late registration is open! Classes end on August 9th! Click Here for an Application for Tai Chi classes.

Women’s Kickboxing- A great workout for anyone interested in improving their fitness & stamina. This class is flexible and adaptive so that it serves the needs of all participants- it will get beginners into shape, it will challenge advanced athletes. The class format integrates combinations of punches, kicks, & heavy-bag work. Additional muscle and motion exercises are incorporated to strengthen and tone. You will have fun, reduce stress, & get an awesome workout. Please wear comfortable clothes. Late registration is open! Classes end on August 10th! Click Here for an Application to Women's Kickboxing classes.