Park Maintenance

Lower Paxton Township possesses 19 public park facilities and approximately 400 acres of park land maintained by the Public Works Department. Park facilities range from lightly developed forest and mountain land to established athletic fields, playgrounds, and activity courts. The inventory of outdoor recreational facilities includes baseball, softball, soccer and football fields; basketball, tennis, volleyball, boccie and racquetball courts; picnic pavilions; nature trails; and ancillary facilities such as parking lots, restrooms, and storage areas.

The Public Works Department performs routine and long term maintenance to all parks facilities. Maintenance activities include, but are not limited to, mowing grass, emptying trash cans, replenishing playground mulch, inspection and cleaning playground equipment, general park maintenance, aerating athletic fields in the spring and fall, and tilling ball infields.

Frequently Called Numbers

Main Switchboard
717-657-5600
Police Administration
717-657-5656
Public Works Department
717-657-5615
Sewer Department
717-657-5617
Parks and Recreation
717-657-5635
Supervisor's Voice-Mail
717-724-8327

Office Hours

Municipal Center (Administration, Community Development, & Sewer)
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Police Department Records Office
8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Public Works Department
6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Sanitary Sewer Operations
6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Friendship Center and the Parks and Recreation Department
Monday to Thursday -  5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday - 5:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday - 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday - 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.