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Youth Programs

Tom Landis - Recreaiton 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.

2014 Youth Activities


15th Annual Fishing Derby at Kiwanis Lake 

(Ages 15 & under accompanied by Parents)

Cost: FREE

Saturday, March 29th, 8:00 am to 12:00 noon *Rain or Shine

York City Recreation & Parks Bureau, Izaak Walton League of York, York Kiwanis Club, Schad Detective Agency and Gander Mountain, invite all youth in the community to participate. FREE lunch provided by York’s Helping Hands. Arrive early for registration! Contact Tom Landis at 849.2276 for questions. Come out for a day of fun at Kiwanis Lake. Arrive early for registration! Contact Info: Tom Landis, 849-2276 
39th Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Kiwanis Lake/Farquhar Park

Saturday, April 12th, 1:00 to 3:00 pm

(Ages 8 & under)

Rain Date – Sunday, April 13th, 3:00 to 5:00 pm             

Cost: FREE

Lunch will be provided to all participants by the York Rescue Mission.  

Summer Parks & Playgrounds Day Camp
(Ages 6-13)
June 23rd  - July 31st
Registration Dates:  June 16th through June 19th, 4:30 to 7:00 pm
Park Limit:  40 students at each site, first come-first served basis
Activities: Swimming, Roller-Skating, Arts & Crafts, Movies, Bowling 
Day Camp Hours: Monday - Thursday, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Park Sites: Lincoln, Albemarle, Allen and Bantz
Activities: Swimming, Roller-Skating, Arts & Crafts, Movies, Bowling
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
*Additional fees will apply for field trips.
Evening Camp Hours: Monday-Thursday, 5:30 to 7:30 pm
(Ages 6-13) Park Site: Penn Park Cost: FREE


Formulario de Inscripición del Programa de Parques
Folleto del Programa de Parques



Summer Lunch Program (Ages 18 & under)

June 23rd – July 31st * Monday - Thursday, 12:00-12:30 pm

Park Locations: Albemarle, Allen, Lincoln, and Bantz Cost: FREE 


21st Annual FREE Art in the Park Program, 6:30 to 7:30 pm


Yorktown Park – June 30th to July 3rd

Allen Park – July 7th to July 11th

Albemarle Park – July 14th to July 18th

Lincoln Park – July 21st to July 25th

Penn Park – July 28th to August 1st


Facility Locations:

Princess Center, 368 West Princess Street, York

Yorktown Center, 1059 Kelly Drive,York

Please Note:  The above locations are not available for rent.