The York Township Recreation Department is dedicated to developing programs and facilities that will encourage healthy leisure lifestyles, strong family bonds, community pride and personal fulfillment for York Township citizens and the surrounding community.
York Township offers activities for residents of all ages in many different areas – Special Events, Bus Trips, Athletics and Leagues, Health and Fitness, and more! With so many opportunities to participate in and enjoy recreational and leisure activities, why not check out what’s going on in York Township and come be a part of the fun!
Important Department/Program News (as of April 26, 2022)
– R/C Theater Movie Tickets are available!
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*Orange Ticket (restricted)- This ticket is not valid during the first two weeks of a film’s release or when film/studio restrictions apply. (See www.rctheattres.com for restrictions).
**Grey Ticket (unrestricted)-This ticket can be used on opening weekends. Tickets can be upgraded to IMAX, 3D etc. at theatre for an additional cost.
MAY IN MOTION COMMUNITY FITNESS CHALLENGE!
Join the York Township Team! Click here for more information! Event runs from May 1 – May 31!
TAKE ME FISHING!
Join the York Area Recreation Directors for an Evening of Fishing on May 3! Pre-registration is required. Register with Dover Township at www.Dovertwprec.com.
Bring your unwanted documents for a secure, curbside shredding service at York Township Municipal Building located on 190 Oak Road on Saturday, May 21 from 9am – 11am! Please enter from Oak Road and drive around the back of the building past the Public Works Administration Building.
The shredding is open to York Township Residents only – Donation of 2 canned goods per box, limit of 2-3 boxes per person. Three-ring binders, hardcover books, newspaper, magazines, plastic objects, metal objects, and electronic media WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED! For larger quantities, please contact the Township Office.
All canned goods will be donated to a local food bank.
York Township Park System
York Township maintains nine (9) municipal parks. The centerpiece of our recreational facilities is York Township Park, located on Oak Street about a half a block from South Queen Street. This park is home to Kid’s Kingdom, our largest playground that was renovated in 2013 with safety tile surfacing for easy accessibility to the site. York Township Park also has the Park Building (a community room available for rent–see below), a walking trail, 2 other playgrounds, 3 pavilions, and more!
The York Township Public Works Department provides maintenance for the parks and fields. A Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) is on staff and performs regular inspections of all of the Township’s playgrounds.
Click on the links below for more information about the different parks.
Playground Rules–Coming Soon!
The facilities listed below may be rented by the public. To rent one of them, please contact the Recreation Office at 717-741-3861 x142.
York Township Park Building
This building has a room that is perfect for meetings, parties, and family reunions! The room is large enough to accommodate about 70 people. It also has a kitchen and ice machine available for use. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited in the building, as well as the park. Click the link below for more information on renting the Park Building.
Park Building Rental Information–Coming soon!
York Township Park has two (2) pavilions and one (1) gazebo that may be rented and most of the smaller parks have one (1) pavilion available for rent. Click the link below for more information on renting a pavilion.
Pavilion Information and Rental Fees–Coming soon!
The Game Plan–York Township Recreation’s Activity Guide
The Game Plan is the Recreation Department’s activity guide and it is mailed to York Township residents three times a year as part of the York Township Newsletter.
The York Township Recreation Department Annual Report shows the different recreational highlights from 2020. To see the full report, click on the link below.
York Township offers sponsorship opportunities to both organizations/businesses or residents of the community. Click on the link below to see how you can become a sponsor.
Visit York Township Recreation Department’s Website (external site)
The Recreation Department maintains an external site as well. Please visit this site for full details on programs and events.
Contact the Recreation Department
Contact Recreation Department (Online Form)