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Mechanicsburg Area Parks & Recreation

Office Hours: 

Monday                      8:00am - 4:00pm

Tuesday                     8:00am - 4:00pm

Wednesday            8:00am - 4:00pm

Thursday               8:00am - 4:00pm

Friday                     8:00am - 4:00pm

Saturday                   Closed

Sunday                       Closed

1731 S. York Street
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Contact Information: 
Phone: 717-691-4572
Fax: 717-691-0519
Recreation Team: 
Tiffany Herron, Recreation Director
Ryan Hartman, Assistant Director (Basketball 3-6, Summer Adventure Camp, Volleyball Leagues)
Tiffany Leidy, PreK Counts Director (Preschool Programs)
Sue Canniff, Recreation Specialist (Basketball K-2, Field Hockey, Wrestling, Recreation Programming, Outdoor Pool)
Kae Brudnok, Recreation Specialist (MAPS, Playground Program, Wildcat Care)
Amy Thomson, Administrative Assistant
Mechanicsburg Area Parks & Recreation strives to provide a wide variety of programs in recreation and leisure for individuals of all ages and abilities.  The department contributes to the community by developing and maintaining parks and other recreational facilities that beautify and serve the Mechanicsburg area.  
The Mechanicsburg Area Parks & Recreation of Mechanicsburg, Shiremanstown, and Upper Allen in cooperation with the respective boroughs, townships, and organizations within the communities, enhance the quality of life and work together to accomplish our mission.
Recreation Board Members
Mechanicsburg Recreation Commission
Shiremanstown Recreation & Park Board
Grant Tankersly
Upper Allen Parks & Recreation Board
Chair: Jeff Williams
Vice Chair: Lauren Sanker
Members: Christina Dryden, Jason Saposnek, Daniel Harrison, Nick Christie, Jessica Martini
Registration Policy
  1. Pre-registration is essential; unless otherwise stated, do not come to register the first night because the program may be filled or cancelled.
  2. Attend the first night of a program as scheduled.  No confirmation will be made except for postponement or cancellation.  
Registration Policies: 
  1. Registration will only be taken with a payment.  
  2. Payment for these programs, except aerobics, must be received one week before the first class.
  3. The Adult Programs are for those 18 years and older; unless otherwise stated.  
  4. A $20.00 charge will be added to any check returned by the bank.  
  1. If a program is cancelled by the Parks & Recreation Department, participants will receive a full refund.  
  2. Participants seeking to withdraw from a program must submit their request 14 days prior to the start of the program for a full refund.  Partial refunds will be given for all other withdraw requests.
  3. All withdrawals/refunds are subject to a 10% administrative transaction fee.
  4. Refunds for one-day activities are not possible after the event has taken place.
  5. Trips: No refunds will be given unless the Recreation Department cancels the trip.  For more information visit our TRIPS page. 
Cancellations/Postponed Programs: 
  1. We reserve the right to cancel programs due to insufficient registration or to make late changes in programs to provide the best possible instruction and facility utilization.  
  2. Programs in school facilities are subject to change when they conflict with regular school activities.  Advanced notice will be given and make-up sessions scheduled.  
Other Information: 
  1. No smoking is permitted on school property.
  2. Waiting lists will be formed when classes are filled.  Every attempt will be made to accommodate persons on these lists.
  3. If you are interested in teaching a class or if you have a program idea, call the Parks & Recreation Office at 717-691-4572.
  4. Anyone with a disability needing special accommodations, please contact the office two weeks prior to the activity.  
We are always looking to improve our department.  Please add to our suggestion box! (click suggestion box to send us an email)