Youth Programs

2018 Summer Youth Programs

York City summer youth activities will begin on June 18, 2018.

  • Contact Information

    York City Recreation & Parks Bureau
    Phone: (717) 854-1587

  • 2018 Summer Playground Program

    2018 Program Dates: 

    June 18th through July 26th

    Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 3 pm

    Note:  No Program July 4, 2017 – City of York Observed Holiday

    Registration Dates:

    Beginning April 9th

    Registration Location:

    OPEN Monday through Thursday – 8 am to 5 pm

    City Hall, 1st Floor (101 South George Street, York)

    Park Sites:

    • Allen Park
    • Bantz Park
    • James E. (Jim) Gross Park (formerly Lincoln Park)
    • Memorial Park Complex
    • Yorktown Park

    Please Note:  No evening program at Penn this year.

    Registration Fee (Cost for six (6) week program):

    City Residents – $50.00 for 1st child / $25.00 each additional child

    Non-City – $75.00 for 1st child / $50.00 each additional child

    Includes all expenses for the six (6) week program.

    First Come – First Served

    Limit per park per location – 40 youth

    Registrations will be accepted until FULL (40 youth per park per location)



  • 24th Annual Free Art in the Park Program

    Art in the Park Series



    The Art in the Park Series will begin on June 18, Monday through Friday, 6:30 to 7:30 pm at the following locations:

    Please make note of the specific dates for each location.


      • Various park locations will hold this event all summer!
      • Free program for children ages 3-12 from 6:30pm-7:30pm!
      • No sign-up necessary! Just show up and create!
    • Allen Park
      • June 18th-22nd
    • Yorktown Park
      • June 25th-29th
    • Campus Park
      • July 2nd-6th (No program on July 4)
    • James E. Gross Park
      • July 9th-13th
    • Penn Park
      • July 16th-20th
    • Farquhar Park
      • July 23rd-27th
    • Albemarle Park
      • July 30th-August 3rd



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