Lancaster Recreation Commission

525 Fairview Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17603
PH: 717-392-2115
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Operating since 1909 as a community partnership of the City of Lancaster, School District of Lancaster and Lancaster Township, the Lancaster Recreation Commission (LRC) provides over 400 neighborhood-based recreation and learning opportunities for all ages – with an emphasis on affordable programs for children – at schools, parks, playgrounds, and other indoor and outdoor facilities.

Programs include youth and adult instructional sports programs and leagues, senior centers, fitness and wellness classes, summer playgrounds and day camps, club activities, cultural arts programs, before and after school care, preschool activities and seasonal family events.

The Lancaster Recreation Commission is governed by a Board of Commissioners composed of representatives from each of the three supporting entities.

LRC commission members are appointed to three-year terms. Meetings are held on the fourth (4th) Wednesday, every other month, at the Recreation Commission located on 525 Fairview Avenue. Meetings begin promptly at noon.

The following individuals represents Lancaster Township on the LRC:

Michael R. Hamlin,
Township Staff Representative
Bob Desmarais Jr.,
Township Citizen Representative