Mechanicsburg Area Recreation

Making Recreation Essential for Communities


Mechanicsburg Area Recreation strives to provide a wide variety of programs in recreation and leisure for individuals of all ages and abilities. The department contributes to the community by developing and maintaining parks and other recreational facilities that beautify and serve the Mechanicsburg Area.


The Mechanicsburg Area Recreation of Mechanicsburg, Shiremanstown, and Upper Allen in cooperation with the respective boroughs, townships, and organizations within the communities, enhance the quality of life and work together to accomplish our mission.

What we do!

The Mechanicsburg Area School District works cooperatively with Upper Allen Township and the borough of Mechanicsburg and Shiremanstown to offer diverse recreational opportunities for the entire community. The recreation department spans over 16 square miles and encompasses over 23,000 people.
The municipalities have 16 total parks totaling 223.7 acres. The parks are distributed through the community with additional parks on the way. Please visit the website for a complete listing of parks in our community.
In addition to public parks, over 300 programs are offered annually to our residents. These programs range from special events to summer camps and a host of activities for all ages and interest.

Who we are!

Each of us strive to work hard for the community. Below is a brief description of some of the tasks we perform at the Recreation Department.
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