We offer mouthwatering meals in a variety of fine dining and casual settings. But if you’d like a little diversity in your dining schedule, we’re minutes away from a variety of restaurants and a quick train ride away from global offerings in Center City Philadelphia.

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Living well means more than great dining and nearby attractions. Our opportunities for the mind, body and spirit will help you reach your full potential through intellectual stimulation, physical fitness, spiritual connectedness and social engagement.


Some opportunities at Rydal Park:

  • Seminars and special events.
  • Concerts in our performing arts center. 
  • Fitness classes and personal training services.
  • Brain health events and programming.
  • Cultural excursions.


Leave the maintenance and household tasks to us. Whether you're an artist, a volunteer, a fitness buff, an avid theater lover, all of the above or none of the above, Rydal Park is about having the freedom to live life on your terms.

  • Beautifully landscaped, 22-acre campus with a greenhouse and individual garden plots. 
  • Conveniently located near unique shops, art galleries, restaurants, houses of worship and lively entertainment venues, as well as SEPTA’s Rydal Station.
  • Multiple dining venues, including a casual café, a full-service dining room and The Club Room & Bar for drinks and light fare.
  • Year-round heated indoor swimming pool and hot tub/spa.
  • Fitness center offering classes, as well as a variety of equipment and personal training services.
  • Access to the many additional amenities available at our neighboring Rydal Waters campus.

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Life at Rydal Park

We’re independent living conveniently located in scenic Jenkintown, a quick train ride away from vibrant Center City Philadelphia. Take advantage of it!

Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania

Set on 92 lush acres, this Victorian arboretum is known for its sculpture gardens, formal rose gardens and classical English landscape structures. It’s also home to some of Philadelphia's oldest, rarest and most remarkable trees.

Philadelphia Museum of Art

With more than 240,000 works spanning 2,000 years, this iconic museum is one of the largest in the country and is beloved for its Renaissance, American, impressionist and modern art collections.

Hiway Theater

Built in 1913, the Hiway Theater is a community hub for Jenkintown residents. The theater specializes in independent, foreign and art films while also offering special events and learning opportunities for local schools and organizations.

Act II Playhouse

Founded in 1988, Act II Playhouse produces new, classic and contemporary plays and musicals and draws crowds for its eclectic productions in an intimate setting. The playhouse also offers comedy and improv classes for adults.

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