Save a life, spoil a good walk, or find a home

The Department of Recreation is offering instructional programs in lifesaving and golf for the campus community over the next month. Courses are geared towards both beginners and the more experienced. For complete information about these courses, visit or call the Recreation Department at 215-898-6100.

GOLF INSTRUCTION: Classes meet Wednesdays, April 5 through 26, at Franklin Field, 33rd and Spruce streets; beginner classes meet at 11 a.m., intermediate classes meet at noon. Fee: Faculty/staff $75, students $50.

COMMUNITY CPR: Monday, March 27, and Wednesday, March 29, from 6 to 10 p.m. in the Hutchinson Gym classroom, 33rd St. between the Palestra and Franklin Field. Fee: Faculty/staff $75, students $60.

CPR FOR THE PROFESSIONAL RESCUER: Two weekends. Saturday, March 25; Sunday, March 26; Saturday, April 1; and Sunday, April 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Hutchinson Gym classroom. Fee: Faculty/staff $80, students $65.

LIFEGUARD TRAINING: How to save lives at sea or in the pool is the subject of this two-weekend course. Saturday, March 25, Sunday, March 26, Saturday, April 1 and Sunday, April 2, from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Hutchinson Gym pool. Fee: Faculty/staff $170, students $130.

Looking to rent, or looking to buy? Penn’s housing offices have you covered. Two upcoming housing fairs offer you a chance to get the information you need to land that house or apartment you’re looking for:

Home Buyers Housing Fair: Lenders, real estate agents, insurance brokers, home inspectors and other professionals will be on hand to answer questions, and you can also obtain a copy of your personal credit report for $3. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 29, in the Terrace Room, Logan Hall, 249 S. 36th St. Admission free. Info: Office of Community Housing, 215-573-9725 or 215-898-7422.

Rental Housing Fair: Property owners, managers and representatives of housing, community and tenants’ rights groups give you the information you need. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 4, on Locust Walk from College Green to 38th St. Info: visit or call the Office of Off-Campus Living, 215-898-8500.


Originally published on March 23, 2000