Ardsley Community Center relocating due to school shootings, supply chain issues

Abington Township recently announced that the Ardsley Community Center Parks and Recreation Office will be moving to the Alverthorpe Manor Office, 515 Meetinghouse Road, Jenkintown.

Alverthorpe Manor

The Township cited school shootings and supply chain issues as the reasons for the relocation.

From the Township’s announcement:

Given recent national school shooting events and supply chain challenges, the Township is taking immediate Parks operational measures to make the daycare facility within the Ardsley Community Center more secure. The health and safety of the children is of the upmost priority and the Township is taking every precaution necessary. As such, the Ardsley Community Center Parks and Recreation Office will be moving its operations to the Alverthorpe Manor Office. We apologize for this inconvenience and appreciate your understanding. We will post regular updates on the status of the reopening of the Ardsley office on our website at

In the interim, all Parks and Recreation services will be offered at Alverthorpe Manor located at 515 Meetinghouse Road, Jenkintown, PA 19046, 2nd Floor. Alverthorpe Manor is open Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 4:30 PM. Directions can be found by clicking here. Should you need any accommodation, please contact our Parks and Recreation Office at 215-576-5213.  

For more on the Ardsley Community Center, you can visit their Facebook page.