The Waterview Recreation Center
is a Germantown institution. Waterview's
outdoor facilities include two baseball diamonds, two outdoor basketball courts, and two playgrounds
with swings, slides, and climbing equipment. The most unique feature at Waterview
is a "sprayground"
that features brightly colored coiled pipes and nozzles (in various fun shapes like palm trees) that spritz water on the kids
during hot summer days. While most facilities at Waterview
are open to children of all ages, the sprayground is reserved for kids ages six to 12. The sprayground is only open during the summer months; call Waterview
for a schedule. Waterview Recreation Center's
indoor facilities include a basketball gym, a boxing gym, an exercise gym, a TV room, an auditorium, two and two meeting rooms. A kids' recreation program
, co-produced by Waterview
and Moving Arts of Mt. Airy
(MaMa), offers a variety of free or reasonably-priced classes, including gymfoolery, double-dutch, drama, karate, and creative dance. Teens can participate in slow (roller) skate dance, hip hop, gospel line dance, boxing, and other classes; self-defense, drama, capoeira, and drama are available for all ages. Call 215.842.1040 or 215.685.2229 for details and registration.