About Us & General Info

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Rules and Regulations
We take pride in our parks and facilities.
It is our responsibility to ensure that necessary rules and regulations concerning the conduct, admission, and regulation of users of all county parks and recreation areas/facilities open to the general public are followed and enforced.

Sponsorship Information

We are incredibly grateful for the local businesses and organizations that support our department and mission.
Sponsorships help us provide and enhance recreational opportunities for the citizens of Lancaster County. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please click "Sponsorship Information" above. 

Department Staff
Our department is responsible for providing quality recreational facilities and programs to our youth and adult participants.

We currently have 85 employees -- including full-time, part-time, and seasonal staff. Our department is comprised of administrative staff and three divisions: athletics, programs, and maintenance.

Recreation Advisory Board
The purpose and objective of the Recreation Advisory Board shall be as follows:

  • To make recommendations to the County Council for the parks and recreational needs of the county and the implementation of plans established by Council;
  • To promote parks and recreation activities within the entire county;
  • In conjunction with the Director of Parks and Recreation, to oversee the expenditure of monies appropriated by the County Council for parks and recreation purposes.
For more information on the board, its governing body, and scheduled meetings, click here.

To view the board's agendas and minutes, click here.