Center on the Hill

Center on the Hillthe place for active adults, located in The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill, provides a variety of programs, activities, and resources to enrich the lives of active adults in the greater Chestnut Hill area. All are welcome!


Center on the Hill is OPEN for in-person activities (with protocols in place, including group size limits, strict sanitation practices and virus killing UV air filtration) Monday- Friday 9am-5pm. 

The Center will be CLOSED Monday February 19th for Presidents Day. 

Inclement weather: If you are wondering if the Center is open due to inclement weather, please call 215-247-4654. A Message will be left on the Center Voicemail by 8:30am if we are closed. (If you get the regular Center message then the Center is open that day)

THE WINTER NEWSLETTER HAS ARRIVED! Click HERE to view, Download and Print out the full WINTER schedule of offerings! Registration Required for things you want to attend. Class/group sizes are limited.

CLICK HERE to Register Online or Contact 215-247-4654 or email: msaavedra@chestnuthillpres.org to register.

Visit our PROGRAMS Page Click HERE to see the latest online content to keep you active and engaged. New content posted every Monday – Thursday at Noon. Fitness videos, activities, virtual tours, crafts and games and much much more!

For a comprehensive list of helpful resources for adults, please visit our Community Resources page. Click HERE

Visit and subscribe to our YouTube Channel anytime by clicking HERE or visit our Facebook page click HERE for more links and to stay in touch!

For more information, please contact Mariangela  Saavedra, Director, at 215.247.4654 or msaavedra@chestnuthillpres.org.


ABOUT the Center on the Hill

This beautifully renovated space on the ground floor of the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill is dedicated to activities and classes for active adults from Monday through Friday during the day.

Founded in 2009, Center on the Hill partners with other organizations and individuals in the community to create a wide variety of programs for active adults in Chestnut Hill. Our partners include: Chestnut Hill Hospital, Mt. Airy Learning Tree, Chestnut Hill College, BAYADA Home Health Care, Crossroads Hospice and Palliative Care, New Courtland, Abramson Senior Care, Philadelphia Corporation of Aging, Journey’s Way, Fox Rehab, Senior Helpers, Unitarian Universalist House, Abington Memorial Hospital, Apprise, Arbor Terrace, PCCH Preschool, Residence at Bala Cynwyd, Community Acupuncture of Mt. Airy, Oak Street Health, InnovAge, Resources for Older Adult Living, and the Alzheimer’s Association and many more!

Join us for classes, lectures, trips, and special events throughout the year! CLICK HERE to view our online calendar!

We look forward to seeing you online or at the Center!


SUPPORT THE CENTER ON THE HILL

Please help make it possible for us to continue offering our excellent programming at little or no cost to our participants, as well as developing new and engaging activities in the upcoming months. If you have enjoyed The Center on the Hill, and our classes and events, will you please consider supporting us by donating to our Annual Campaign? Your contribution will help us to fulfill our vision of offering quality programming both in-person safely and virtually online, to people who are newly discovering us, as well as those returning to “the place for active adults.”

Any amount you can give will help cover some of the ever increasing programming costs, and ensure we can continue to offer the excellent classes and events you have come to expect from the Center

To donate by Credit Card please follow the secure PayPal link below.
(You do not need to have or create a PayPal account) 



To donate by check please make checks payable to “PCCH” , write “COTH Donation” on the Memo Line, and mail them to: The Center on the Hill, 8855 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118

Thank you for your support as we look forward to a vibrant year ahead at The Center on the Hill.

With gratitude,

Mariangela Saavedra, Director