City of York

Parks & Recreation

Contact Information:
Diaz Woodard, Recreation Program Specialist I
Email: dwoodard@yorkcity.org
101 South George St. | York, PA 17401
Phone: 717-854-1587 | Fax: 717-845-7457
Monday - Friday, 8:00AM-5:00PM

  • Summer Camp

    2020 Grab & Go Summer Park Program Information

    • 2020 Grab & Go Summer Park Program:

      CLICK FOR FLYER

      • Please wear a mask.

      • FREE PROGRAM

      • Registration NOT REQUIRED.

      • AGES 18 & UNDER

      • Program Dates: July 14 – August 18

      • Park Hours: 10 am to 1 pm

      • Park Locations: Albemarle, Allen, Bantz, James E. Gross, Penn, Renaissance  

      • Lunch will be served and DIY activities available on a first-come,
        first- served basis.
      • Staff are at NO TIME responsible for the supervision of participants.
      • Weekly drawings with prizes for participants who post their
        DIY activity on the City of York’s Parks and Recreation
        Facebook page (details at each site).
      • FREE passes to Graham Aquatic Center-YMCA and Roll R Way Family Skating Center..
  • Annual William Shaffer “Kids Hooked on Fishing” Trout Derby

    William Shaffer “Kids Hooked on Fishing” Trout Derby

    Event Date:  See You in 2021 (DATE TBA)
    Event Time:  8:00 am
    Location:  Kiwanis Lake (Pennsylvania Ave. & Parkway Blvd.)

    Registration will begin as early as 7 am.

    This event will be held rain or shine.

    City of York Parks & Recreation Bureau wishes to remind residents that the 22nd Annual William Shaffer Trout Fishing Derby will be held at Kiwanis Lake on Saturday, (DATE TBA) 8:00 am to 12 pm.  The derby is for children ages 15 and under.  All children must be accompanied by an adult. This is a FREE event.

  • Annual Easter Egg Hunt

    Annual Easter Egg Hunt

    ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT 

    WHO: Children Ages 0 to 13

    WHAT: Annual Easter Egg Hunt 

    WHEN: 2021 DATE TBA

    TIME:  1:00 to 4:00 pm

    WHERE: Kiwanis Lake (North Newberry Street & Madison Avenue)

    The Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Kiwanis Lake from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.   Children ages 0 through 13 can gather candy filled eggs, with the hopes of finding a prize egg. There will be free food, bounce house, face painting, petting zoo and a bike raffle.

    Bring your basket or a container to collect the eggs.

    Rain Date:  TBA

    OUR SPONSORS:

     

  • Art in the Park

    Art in the Park

    2021 DATES TBA

  • Kiwanis Lake Summer Movie Series

    2020 Summer Movie Series at Kiwanis Lake

    WEDNESDAY MOVIE SERIES 

    FREE ACTIVITY!

    Dates TBA:  See you in 20201!   

    Movie Time:  8:30 pm dusk

    Another great lineup of family films are scheduled for the 2021 summer movie series held at Kiwanis Lake, North Newberry Street and Parkway Blvd. on Wednesday evenings beginning DATES TBA.  Movies will start at dusk (8:30 pm).

    The summer movie series is FREE to the public and the movies that have been selected are appropriate for families to enjoy. ES3 has partnered with the City to offer FREE light refreshments prior to the start of the movie. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket, your favorite snacks, and sit back, relax and enjoy the movie.  Restrooms will be open for public use in Farquhar Park. Movies will not be shown during inclement weather. The rain date will be Thursdays, same time.  For more information please call 854-1587.

    OUR MOVIE SCHEDULE HAS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!

    The movies that have been selected, are appropriate for families.

    • SCHEDULE TBA

    A BIG THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSOR!

     

     

     

     

  • 1st Annual Youth Carnival

    1st Annual Youth Carnival

    COMING IN 2020!

  • 3rd Annual York City United (YCU) Back to School Resource Fair

    3rd Annual YCU Back to School Resource Fair

    DATE:  TBA

    12:00 to 4:00 pm

    Penn Park

    More details coming soon!

  • Concerts at Foundry Park

    FREE ACTIVITY!

    Dates TBA:  See you in 20201!  

    Foundry Plaza-Codorus Boat Basin

     

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