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Kroc News

Wondering what's happening at the Kroc? Stop in and check out the latest on everything from the newest Fitness class to membership promotions that could save you loads!

July 29, 2017


June 22, 2017

Register for the World's Largest (FREE) Swim Lesson!


Lesson Day: Thursday, June 22nd, 6pm - 7pm

It’s a fact, yet millions of kids never take swim lessons or learn basic water safety skills. And, many parents don’t understand the risks involved. The result? Drowning remains the leading cause of accidental death for kids ages 1-4 in the U.S.; and globally it is one of the top five causes of death for people ages 1-14. Help us spread the word Swimming Lessons Save Lives™.

To Register: Come, in person, Wed. June 14  - Thu. June 22 at 5:00pm or until lessons are filled. For more information visit,

May 15 - 19, 2017

Stop By for Water Safety Week at the Kroc!


MONDAY, May 15

International Water Safety Day
Water Safety Presentations at 12:00pm & 7:00pm in the Pool Party Room

Raffles for a free Cycle 4 swim lesson registration *Must attend the presentation in its entirety, raffle tickets given at the conclusion of presentation (up to $95 offer)*




What about my hair?
7:00pm- 8:00pm in the Pool Party room

A conversation about proper hair and skin maintenance for swimming& aquatic activities with hairstylist Naomi Kiah from Naturally Handsome Hair! *hair care & skin care gift raffles*



Aquatics Scavenger Hunt
4:00pm-8:00pm in the Aquatics Center

Test your knowledge of the Aquatics Center Prizes for anyone that can answer all the questions correctly.



Health and Wellness Chat
7:00pm - 8:00pm in the Pool Party Room

Come and learn about the health benefits of aquatic exercise and active lifestyle from Dr. Angela K. Beale Ph.D Free healthy food samples & recipes! *Try out our Water Exercise class tonight from 6:00- 6:45pm*


FRIDAY, May 19

Flick & Float Movie in the Pool!
7:00pm - 9:00pm in the Competition Pool

Join us in the Competition Pool for a movie night! We will be showing the movie Pride (2007) Bring your inner tubes, noodles, water chairs and float around in the competition pool while watching the movie! *All persons 18 years old and younger floating in the competition pool must pass the Competition Pool swim test the day of the movie showing* Have questions? Contact the Aquatics Program Manager for more info!


Questions? Visit the Aquatic Center, or call us at 215 558 1535

April 8, 2017


February 17, 2017

President's Day Throwdown Swim Meet - Pool Closed

Due to our annual President’s Day Swim Meet, our competition pool will be unavailable from Friday, February 17th at noon through Sunday the 19th. Our recreational swim lanes will also be in use during meet times throughout the weekend. All pools will re-open at normal operating hours on Monday, February 20th.

We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding

February 14, 2017

Mom & Dad - You Deserve a Date Night!

We’ve got you covered this Valentine’s Day! Don’t bother with the babysitter - for any kids, ages 5-12, we’ll have enough games and fun to keep them entertained while the two of you get a chance to go on that date you’ve been planning. You know you deserve it!

Register at Welcome Desk | Drop off / Pick up in the Gym
$10/child | Questions? Call us at 215 558 1588

December 20, 2016

FREE Smoking Cessation Program!
Fox Chase Cancer Center teamed up with The Kroc Center in 2016 to provide various awareness programs related to Colon Cancer, Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer as well as Gynecological Awareness.

In 2017, Fox Chase is launching their smoking cessation program at the Kroc Center to help participants quit cigarette smoking and impart awareness about lung cancer/ risk factors.
  • January 11 | 10:30am
  • January 18 | 10:30am
  • January 25 | 10:30am
  • February 1 | 10:30am
Program Instructor: Allison Zambon - Health Educator
Contact: 215 214 3701 or at

November 10, 2016

7th Annual Aerobic Marathon & Toy Drive!
Once again, in the true nature of The Salvation Army, we aim to give you the opportunity to help us help those in need with one of our most successful events of the year.  Last year we gratefully gathered 215 toys from our membership to be distributed to local children in need.  We hope to surpass that mark this year!

Stop in at 8am - 1pm on Saturday, December 3rd and take part in our Aerobic Class Marathon. Earn 1 raffle ticket for each class you participate in and 2 tickets for each toy you donate. Fabulous prizes will be given at the end of the day to some lucky participants. Bringing a toy will also waive the guest fee for the day, so bring your friends! The schedule of the day goes as follows:
  • 8:00 - Pilates | Dance Studio
  • 8:30 - Cycling | Spin Studio
  • 9:00 - Hatha Yoga | Dance Studio
  • 9:00 - Zumba | Gym
  • 10:00 - Super Cycle | Spin Studio
  • 10:00 - Boot Camp
  • 10:00 - Boxing | Gym
  • 11:30 - Kid's Fun and Games | Dance Studio
  • 11:30 - Body Sculpting | Exercise Studio
  • 11:30 - Aquacize | Pool
  • 12:30 - Ab Attack | Exercise Studio
  • 12:30 - High Intensity Cycling | Spin Studio

See a Fitness Specialist for details!

November 10, 2016

FREE Nutrition Classes!!
Retail Dietician, Danielle Sunislow from ShopRite joins us on November at 10am for an in-depth look at what you should be looking for on your trips to the grocery store! There will be 4 classes to join:
  • November 10 | 10am - 11am
  • November 16 | 5:30pm - 6:30pm
  • December 6 | 5:30pm - 6:30pm
  • December 14 | 12pm - 1pm (includes a Store Tour of the Fox St. ShopRite)

Be sure to sign up in the Fitness Center (mandatory!) prior to each class!

October 26 + 27, 2016

Join the Pink Explosion!!
October 26: All Day  Fitness goes PINK for the day in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month! All Fitness Specialists and Group Ex Instructors will be sporting the color and we invite all Kroc members to join in to support Breast Cancer Awareness!

October 26: 6:30pm  Our own breast cancer survivor Megan will be having her annual Pink Explosion Cycling class. The best pink outfit wins a prize!

October 27: 9:00am - 12:00pm In the Kroc Center Lobby/ Foyer we will host various organizations giving out information and materials on prevention and services. In attendance that morning will be Fox Chase Cancer Center, Thomas Jefferson Center for Urban Health, Fox Street Shop Rite Dietician, Living Beyond Breast Cancer. Or enjoy yourself with some pink arts and crafts!

September 3rd, 2016

Family Carnivale Zumba® - thon !
The carnivale is coming to town in a big way September 3rd, 2016! Bring or build your own mask and join us in a Zumba extravaganza fit for the whole family. From 3:30pm to 6:00pm the Gymnasium will be host to a fun afternoon of mask-making and dancing with members and guests. The best mask will win a prize! Prices are $10 for members ($12 for guests) and $5 for children under 12 years of age. Light refreshments will be served.

We can't wait!

August 15th, 2016

CLOSING: Annual Pool Cleaning & Maintenance
In the interest of our members and guests, the Aquatic areas will be undergoing our annual cleaning & maintenance regimen to keep our pools looking clean, functioning properly and in a healthy state! During this time, they wil be closed to our members and guests. Below is the upcoming schedule for closings and re-openings in the coming weeks. We thank you for your understanding during this crucial process!
  • Competition Pool: Starting Monday 8/15 through Friday 8/26 (projected end date)
  • Family Water Park: Starting Saturday 8/27 through Saturday 9/3 (projected end date)

August 13th, 2016

Calling All Vendors!
The Salvation Army Kroc Corps will be hosting our first Flea Market on August 13th, from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Any members or guests interested in being a vendor should call Avis Sullivan at 215 558 1534. The vendor arrival and set up time will take place between 7:00am and 8:30am. It costs $15.00 per space with tables available for rental (small $5.00 & large $8.00).

We hope to see you there!

August 20th, 2016

Fitness Field Day

It’s that day again when adults and kids join in our courtyard from 8:00am - 2:00pm for outdoor group exercise classes and games for kids (moon bounce anyone?)!  Be sure to pack the bathing suits for the water balloon games!  Snacks, refreshments and a raffle prize drawing to cap the whole day off. And don’t forget to bring a friend or guest for free!