Programs

Greater Norristown Police Athletic League

Education, Health, Recreation, Community

GNPAL Programs

All participants must have a valid Greater Norristown PAL membership except as noted.

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FAME Summer Program
participants saw the Elmwood Park Zoo from above while participating
in the zoo’s new Treetop Adventures  which features ziplines through the trees at the zoo.

The information below does not reflect GNPAL programs that are not currently active.  Please check this page frequently as well as the drop-down menu under “Programs” in the blue navigation bar at the top of the page for updated program information.


Open Gym
Monday through Thursdays from 3 to 6 p.m. and Fridays from 3 to 5 p.m.


Tae Kwon Do – new program
Students will learn self-defense, discipline and a positive mental attitude.  For ages 6 to adults.   Meets Wednesdays and Fridays from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Classes start on Wednesday, May 31.  Sign up at GNPAL.
For a flyer (pdf), click on Tae Kwon Do flyer 2-rev


Capoeira
(Brazilian Dance program)
Thursdays, 6:30 to 8:30 pm.  Open to both youths and adults.  For a flyer (PDF), click on Capoeira flyer 6-29-15.


Chess
The Chess Club meets every Wednesday all year long from 6 to 7:30 pm.  All ages (including adults) and all skill levels are welcomed.   For a flyer (PDF), click on GNPAL Chess Club-2014 v2 or .GNPAL Chess Club 2014 -Spanish v2
Fee: GNPAL Membership required.


Boxing
Monday – Friday from 3:30 to 8 p.m.  Call GNPAL for details and availability.

For information on boxing’s “I Got Hands” Mentoring  Program, click here.


Cuddles and Care
A discussion group for girls age 6 to 12 addressing issues in their lives.
Meets on Thursdays from 5 to 6:30 p.m.


Tell It Like It Is
A discussion group for teenage girls addressing issues in their lives.
Meets on Fridays from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

2017 F.A.M.E.

(Fun Activities for Middle school Enrichment)

FAME activities are scheduled from July 12 through July 27 for current middle school students.  Sign up for as many as you want.  Enrollment is limited.  Cost is $5/activity plus a valid GNPAL member-ship.  For all details and a registration form, click on 2017 FAME Flyer.

This year’s program includes:

July 12:  Learn about what the animals eat at the Elmwood Park Zoo, and tour the zoo afterwards.  Time:  10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Drop off and pick up at the main entrance to the zoo. Limited to 15 students

July 13:  Bowling at Facenda-Whitaker Lanes.  Time:  12:30 to 3:30 p.m.  Limited to 13 students.

July 18:  Lunch, Dessert and Bocce.  Cook your lunch, make a great dessert and play some bocce.  Time:  11 a.m to 2 p.m.

July 20:  Fishing with the Stony Creek Anglers.  Must wear closed-toed shoes.  Includes a picnic dinner  Time:  4 to 7:30 p.m.

July 25:  Horseback riding.  Waiver required with registration. To print waiver (PDF), click on Saddlebrook Release Form.  Participants must wear long pants and closed-toed shoes.  Time:  3 to 6:30 p.m.

July 27:  Sky Zone Trampoline Park.  Online waiver(oaksstore.skyzone.com/waiver/) must be completed with registration.  Time:  12:30 to 3 p.m.


Mexican Folklore Dancing
Monday and Wednesday nights from 6 to 8 pm.  For a flyer (PDF), click on Ballet Folklorico flyer – 2015.


Music Lessons at Centre Theater
Contact the GNPAL office for details

A spring program flyer (PDF), in both English and Spanish, can be downloaded by clicking on 2017 Spring pgm flyer.

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