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.

Our SPRING NEWSLETTER IS HERE! Click HERE to view, Download and Print out the full Winter season of offerings! Class/group sizes are limited. Register early for things you want to attend.

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 [email protected]


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 consider helping us make it possible to keep our community engaged, by continuing to offer programming at little or no cost to our participants this year. In this unprecedented time of challenges, we have made every effort to keep people active, engaged and safe. If you have enjoyed The Center on the Hill, and our programming, will you please consider making a donating? Any amount you can give would help us to fulfill our vision of offering quality programming virtually online, and safely in person, to those newly discovering us as well as those returning this year to “the place for active adults.”

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, and for joining us as we look ahead to a bright future!

With gratitude,

Mariangela Saavedra, Director