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Simpson Recreation Center News


Lifeguard screenings and Remedial Swimming

Pickett Swimming Pool
Mastery Campus
Wayne & Chelten Avenue
Monday – Thursday
4:30 – 8:30 PM

Lincoln Swimming Pool
Lincoln High School
Rowland & Shelmire Street
Monday – Thursday
7:30 – 8:30 PM

Lifeguard classes are forming NOW!

Simpson Pool is ready – just add water and lifeguards

  • Summer Camp Registration is now open, registration takes place Monday-Friday from 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.  To hold your child’s spot a $10.00 non-refundable fee is due at Signup.
  • Tee Ball registration is taking place now.  Ages 4-7 years old.  First practice is Tuesday, April 17, 2018.  Program fee $35.00.
  • Registration for the 2018-19 After School Program begins Tuesday May 1, 2018 between 5:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.  To hold your child’s spot a $10.00 non-refundable fee is due at Signup.
  • Family Bingo Night is Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. cards at $0.25 each.  Prizes are awarded to winners.
  • Martial Arts Classes take place on Fridays starting at 6:00 p.m. for 3-6 year old, 6:30 p.m. for 7 and older.
  • Zumba Classes take place on Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Cynthia YoungFacility Supervisor
Simpson Recreation Center
1010 Arrott Street
Philadelphia, Pa 19124
215-685-1223 Office
215-537-3494 Fax

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Al Dia Job Fair

We cordially you to our 14th Annual Diversity Career Fair, May 14 from 2:00pm to 7:00pm at the Hub Commerce Square in Center City, Philadelphia. This year’s career fair will feature: 
  • 2-5pm: Resume Station, LinkedIn Headshot Booth, and Campus Philly Resource Table
  • 3pm: #CareerHacks: A Millennial Guide to Stay & Grow in Philly – Max Conaboy, Young Involved Philadelphia Board Member
  • 4pm: Campus Philly Networking 101 Workshop
  • 5pm: Keynote Speaker Bret Perkins, Vice President of Government & External Relations, Comcast
  • 5-7pm: Networking happy hour at the indoor food truck (with hors d’oeuvres and drinks)


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Philadelphia Parks and Recreation is Hosting 2015 Annual Job and Opportunity

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation is hosting its first annual job and opportunity fair.  An information session will be held on the summer employment and program opportunities at Parks & Recreation pools and camps. Summer camp programming opportunities will also be discussed at the information session. Job opportunities are available for youth ages 14 and up. Camp program opportunities are available for youth ages 6 to 18. For information please contact Maureen Maier at The locations are listed below:

Christy Recreation Center
728 South 55th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19143
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Info Session: 6:30 PM-7:00 PM

Lawncrest Recreation Center
6000 Rising Sun Avenue,
Shelbourne Street,
Philadelphia, PA 19111
Saturday, March 28, 2015
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Info Session: 12:30 PM-1:00 PM