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    Programs that develop, maintain and make available to the public, outdoor recreational areas, often located on school grounds or in community parks, which are equipped with sandboxes, swings, jungle gyms, rings, slides, playing fields, courts and other recreational apparatus for children.

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    Lancaster County Department of Parks & RecreationPrograms/services include: - Reservation requests for camp sites and pavilions - Rents garden plots - Offers a variety of recreational, cultural and in-service training programs for teachers. - Offers an annual Christmas tree recycling program - Operates Shuts Environmental Library and Resource Center and the Lancaster County Environmental Center - Also maintains a public swimming pool located in Central Park - Maintains a disc-golf (Frisbee) course in Buchmiller Park - Garden of Five Senses with Braille Trail Park areas include: - Buchmiller, Central, Chickies Rock, Speedwell Forge, and Money Rocks Parks - The Conewago and Lancaster Junction Recreation Trails, The Conestoga Greenway - The Theodore Parker Natural Area Park Rangers are responsible for various visitor services, law enforcement duties and park security. They provide the public with highly visible staff to assist in the following areas: - General park information - Medical emergencies - Special event security - Park ordinance enforcement - Park history LancasterLancaster County Department of Parks & RecreationLancaster County Department of Parks & Recreation
    Philadelphia Parks and Recreation - Centers/ PlaygroundsProvides recreation centers and playgrounds.PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Parks and Recreation - Philadelphia; Center CityPhiladelphia Parks and Recreation
    York County Department of Parks and Recreation, John C. Rudy ParkJohn C. Rudy County Park is located in East Manchester Township, near Emigsville. Totalling 150 acres, it features pavilions, sports fields, horseshoe pits, volleyball courts, open recreational space, a cross-country running trail, a BMX track and the popular Canine Meadows Off-Leash Dog Area. It is also home to the Parks Administrative Offices, located in a 1798 stone house, the maintenance headquarters, Penn State Master Gardener Trial Gardens, and numerous other buildings. The land was donated in 1973 by George B. Rudy and Viola Rudy Williams in memory of their grandparents, John and Mary Rudy. •Softball and Soccer Fields - Three regulation softball fields and five regulation soccer fields can be reserved for a fee. Fields are closed during "wet conditions". Call the Park's Headquarters, for up-to-date field conditions or visit the Park’s Facebook or Twitter pages. •Canine Meadows Off-Leash Dog Area Three large fenced in areas where dogs can run off leash. Open every day. Review regulations posted at site. •Horseshoe Pits - Horseshoe pits are located near the pavilions. •Sand Volleyball Courts - Three sand volleyball courts are located in the park. •5K Cross Country Course - The 5 kilometer (3.1 mile) grass course covers nearly every park corner. •Playgrounds - Four ADA playgrounds •Multi-purpose Trails - A 1+ mile paved trail is open to biking, hiking, jogging, and rollerblading. Trail is stroller and wheelchair accessible. Horses are not allowed on the trail or within the park. •Picnic Tables - Picnic tables are located in the shade of large trees, perfect for quiet picnics. •Pavilion and Gazebo Rental - 11 ADA Pavilions and one gazebo may be rented for a fee. Pavilion capacity ranges from 75 - 200 persons. Ensure availability by making reservations in advance by calling the Administrative Headquarters or reserving online on our Pavilion rental portion of the website. Fees are non-refundable. •Winter Sports - Sledding and cross-country skiing. •Life Trail Exercise Stations– Ten outdoor Wellness Stations provide well-rounded fitness programs for active adults. •Bumps & Berms BMX Club - This group sponsors bicycle racing on their special dirt track. The track can only be used during ABA sanctioned events. •York County Astronomical Society - This group operates the observatory in the park. Visit their website at: http://www.astroyork.com/YorkYork County Department of Parks and RecreationParks and Recreation, York County Government
    York County Department of Parks and Recreation, Rocky Ridge Park•Multi-Use Trails: Over twelve miles of trails are open to hikers, horseback riders and mountain bikers. •Scenic Observation Decks: There are two observation decks located in the park. One deck is located on the north side of the park and offers a panoramic view of the Susquehanna Valley (ADA accessible). The other deck is located on the south side of the park and offers a view of the York Valley. • Nature Fun Zone: Located in Hidden Laurel picnic area. Nature playground, gives kids ages 2-12 a fenced in area where they can play with nature. The area features different zones such as a digging zone, a climbing zone, a quite zone, a building zone and more. •Fitness Trail: The trail starts in Hidden Laurel Picnic Area and ends at the observation deck on the north side of the park. There are 20 exercise stations scattered throughout this half-mile, cinder, all-weather trail. •Hunting: Limited hunting is allowed with special permit issued by the Parks Office. •Horseshoe Pits: Located in Hidden Laurel and Oak Timbers picnic areas. •Pavilion Rentals: Eleven pavilions can be rented for a nominal fee. Capacity ranges from 50 - 200 persons. Located near parking lots and restrooms. All are ADA accessible. Gazebos are available for a fee. For more information, visit our pavilion rentals page. •Christmas Magic, "A Festival of Lights": This event is a park sponsored spectacular 600,000+ multi-colored light show. It features a one-half mile walking trail that winds through Oak Timbers Picnic Area with stops in heated pavilions. Refreshments are available. The trail opens the Friday after Thanksgiving and remains open until December 31st. (Closed December 24 and 25) YorkYork County Department of Parks and RecreationParks and Recreation, York County Government

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