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George Park

About

Thomas B. George, Jr. Park is a regional facility serving the entire community. George Park is a combination of park facilities and newly developed parkland, producing the Township's largest park. George Park is composed of 62 acres available for outdoor recreation. 

George Park is located in the southeast quarter of Lower Paxton Township. It is bounded by Nyes Road to the east; the Lamplight Park and residential development to the south; the Meadowbrook residential development and a business campus to the west; and Ranger Fields, the Paxtonia Elementary School, and the old Lower Paxton Township High School (now owned by New Love In Christ Church) to the north. 

This park offers:

  • 10 acres known as the Paxtonia Ball Fields that are leased to the Township by the CDSD and developed with 6 baseball and softball fields.
  • 9 acres developed with 5 soccer fields, locally referred to as “Ranger Fields." 
  • 2 soccer fields
  • A 13-acre nature area for preservation of wetlands and environmental education
  • An in-line hockey rink
  • Parking for 300 vehicles
  • A picnic pavilion
  • A playground

Pavilions

Need to reserve a pavilion? Review our Pavilion Rentals page for more information. Fill out the Pavilion Request Form (PDF) and mail it to:
Parks and Recreation
500 Commons Drive
Harrisburg, PA 17112

Ball Fields / Courts


Please fill out the Ball Field Request Form (PDF) and return to the Parks and Recreation Department to reserve a field. Please call 717-657-5635 to confirm availability of date. Take a look at our Ball Field Rentals page for more information.

Possibly Place


Possibility Place, a unique playground suitable for use by all children, irrespective of age or ability. The development of Possibility Place was undertaken as a community-wide effort by Inspired Recreation, a dedicated group of caring and determined volunteers.

Subfacilities

  1. Field 24 - Multi-Purpose Field

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  2. Full Size Soccer Field

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  3. Hockey Field

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  4. Intermediate Soccer Field

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  5. Midget/Multi-Purpose Field

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  6. Teener/Multi-Purpose Field

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