Parks and Recreation
Lower Swatara Township Athletic Association celebrated its 50th Anniversary on Saturday, April 22 during Opening Day ceremonies. Congratulations!
TOWNSHIP RECREATION BOARD
Virginia L. Noll
Jason Wagner, President
OLMSTED REGIONAL RECREATION BOARD - 948-3318
Thomas L. Mehaffie, III and Laddie J. Springer, Commissioner-liaisons
Lower Swatara Township is a contributing member of the Olmsted Regional Recreation Board. The Rec. Board offers a variety of year-round recreational and leisure activities for all ages, including various trips. Programs and activities range from aquatics, aerobics, summer day camp, basketball, volleyball, wrestling, and craft classes. In addition, Township residents can become active in the Lower Swatara Township Athletic Association, which offers youth baseball and softball, and the Olmsted Regional Soccer Association, which offers youth soccer. The Olmsted Regional Recreation Board also offers discount tickets to various amusement parks.
The Township has a recreation advisory board comprised of interested residents that advises the Board of Commissioners on the construction and improvement of parks and recreation facilities in the Township.
The Township owns six public parks where residents can enjoy sports, picnicking, and outdoor activities. In addition to the Township-owned parks, residents can also enjoy the facilities at the Middletown Area High School and Kunkel Elementary School, which are located in the Township. The chart below illustrates the features of each park.