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2015 Youth Programs

Tom Landis - Recreation Director

(717) 849-2276 ||


Looking for something to do ... special events, trips, activities?

This is the place to find it! You will find information on youth programs not only sponsored by York City Recreation & Parks Bureau, but by various groups and organizations throughout York County.


40th Annual Easter Egg Hunt – Kiwanis Lake (Parkway Blvd. & N. Newberry St.)
Saturday, March 28th, 1:00 pm (Ages 1 through 8)
Rain Date – Sunday, March 29th, 1:00 pm
Youth are invited to hunt for plastic eggs filled with candy and prizes. 


16th Annual William Shaffer “Kids Hooked on Fishing” Trout Fishing Derby (Ages 15 & under accompanied by Parents)
Saturday, April 4th, 8:00 am to 12:00 noon *Rain or Shine at Kiwanis Lake (Parkway Blvd. & N. Newberry St.)
This event is free to public. Prizes given away for largest Trout caught.

Summer Parks & Playgrounds - June 22nd through July 30th
Monday through Thursday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm (Ages 6-13)
Register June 15th through June 18th, 4:30 to 6:30 pm Registration Location: York City Hall Lobby
Park Limit: 40 Students at each site
Park Sites: Allen Park, Bantz Park, Lincoln Park, Memorial Park Complex and Yorktown Park
Activities: Games, arts and crafts, field trips
*Additional fees will apply for field trips.
FREE Lunch provided at all park sites.
Cost for six (6) week program:
City Residents - $25.00 for 1st child / $20.00 each additional child
Non-City - $55.00 for 1st child / $50.00 each additional child


22nd Annual FREE Art in the Park Program, 6:30 to 7:30 pm
Art in the Park will be celebrating 22 years of offering free art and craft programs to City Youth. The program will be held Monday through Friday from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in the following parks:
Yorktown Park – June 29th through July 3, 2015
Allen Park – July 6th through July 10, 2015
Albemarle Park – July 13th through July 17, 2015
Lincoln Park – July 20th through July 24, 2015, and
Penn Park – July 27th through July 31st