Susquehanna River Valley Parks and Playgrounds

LEWISBURG

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Hufnagle Park, 5th and Market Streets

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Gazebo with Event Seating, Streamside Greenspace, Picnic Area & Benches, Playground, Walking Path








Mariah’s Garden, Walnut Alley

Park - Mariah's garden


The Mariah Quant Memorial Garden offers a contemplative place to enjoy the flowers and the outdoors at the river’s edge. Bring a book or art supplies for plein air painting and watch the river travelers— birds and boaters—go past. This peaceful garden is located on Walnut Alley between St. Louis and St. Catherine streets.








Soldiers Park, N. Water Street

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Riverfront Park, Picnic Tables, Benches










Wolfe Field St. Anthony Street Park

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Baseball Fields, Playground










Danny Green Field, St. Mary’s & N. 7th Streets

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Baseball Fields, Basketball Court, Playground










Lewisburg Area Recreation Park, St. Mary & N. 15th Streets

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Lewisburg Area Recreation Park is a 22-acre site developed as the first multi-generational destination park in the US. Free daily, dusk-to-dawn use is encouraged.

Park Areas and Facilities include:

·3 Pavilions: Large Pavilion, Small Pavilion, and Shade Structure

·Lewisburg Community Pool - open Memorial Day to Labor Day

·Meadow greens and planted partial wetlands with bridge over Bull Run Creek

·BVRA Ice Rink & Warming House - open in winter depending on the weather

·Skateboard Park - one of the largest public skate parks in Pennsylvania

·Tennis Area - 5 tennis courts open to public use when not occupied by local teams or programming

·Lifetrail - a series of exercise stations geared toward adults & seniors

The West End park located on 15th Street featuring:

·Varied native tree and landscape plantings including habitat restoration with interpretive signage

·Shade Structure

·Game field

·Nature trail

Rental of this park and/or pavilion is handled by the Buffalo Valley Recreation Authority (BVRA). For more information and reservations, please go to www.bvrec.org, call the BVRA office at 570-524-4774 or stop by 815 Market Street, Suite 182, Lewisburg, PA 17837.  








MIFFLINBURG

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Mifflinburg Community Park & Pool

Recreational activities include tennis, basketball, playground and baseball.
Summer Music in the Park concerts are held on Thursdays from 7-8:30 PM. Summer playground activities, games and crafts from 9:00am - noon, weekdays.
St. Mary’s & N. 7th Streets - Baseball Fields, Basketball Court, Playground










MILTON PARKS & RECREATION

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Milton State Park – 82-acre island park on the Susquehanna River. This state run park is open for hiking, picnicking, boating, fishing, soccer and wildlife watching.

Brown Avenue Sports Complex – home to Milton Little League, Milton Community Pool, toddler and children’s playground, fishing-12 years old and under, skate park, tennis and basketball courts. Please call the Borough office at 570-742-8759 to rent a pavilion.

5th Street Park – Community park with children’s area and basketball.

Lincoln Park, N. Front Street – Gazebo style sitting park, home to summer “Music in the Park”.

Hermani/Milton Garden Club Mini Park, Front & Center streets– Sitting, shade

Columbia Ave Park – Basketball, children’s area and gazebo.

Cameron Avenue Park – Children’s area

Marsh Park, Hartzel Ln and Myrtle St.  Open field


MOUNT CARMEL

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Locust Lake State Park
Known for its popular camping area, Locust Lake State Park nestles on the side of Locust Mountain. The 52-acre Locust Lake is located between two campgrounds and is surrounded by beautiful forests. Hiking and fishing are popular activities in the 1,772-acre park. A playground is located in the campground area.


NORTHUMBERLAND PARKS & RECREATION

2nd Street Community Center & Playground
2nd & Orange Streets
The Center contains the office, code office, council meeting space and the police department. The Savidge Room is a meeting space with attached kitchen available for rental. The History of Northumberland is
displayed throughout the halls and in the Savidge Room. Recreational opportunities include a basketball court, and both early childhood and school age playground equipment. A pavilion is also on site.

Summer Playground Program
2nd Street Community Center & Playground
Supervised games and crafts are provided in the morning every week day during the first 8 weeks of
Shikellamy School District summer vacation. A lunch is also provided.


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Acorn Little League Field
1 Hanover Street
Operated by the Shikellamy Acorn Little League

Little House
340 Third Street
Available for rent through the borough office.

Howling Hollow Dog Park
Orange and 8th Streets
Open 24/7 for your dog’s enjoyment.

King Street Park
King & Front Streets
The Gazebo is available for rent. Please see the borough office.
Various events throughout the year including Touch a Truck, Pineknotters Days, and Santa in the Park.

Pineknotter Park & The Point
1 Water Street
The Point has a boat ramp and dock for public use. 
The Park has a baseball field operated by American Legion Post 44 baseball team.

 




SELINSGROVE PARKS & PLAYGROUNDS

East Penn Township Recreation Complex, 875 University Ave, Selinsgrove Playgrounds, ballfields, pavilions, shade structures, event space, nature trail, horseshoe and bocce ball courts, Veterans Memorial and an all-inclusive playground.


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Everyone’s Playground

PA's only all-inclusive playground located in East Snyder Park
The state's first all-inclusive playground for kids with special needs,
Everyone's Playground, is equipped with at least 15 activities and equipment made for children with disabilities. And as the name implies, it's a place where children of all abilities can play together creating wonderful opportunities for children with special needs to play with other children on really fun playground equipment.


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Anthony Selin Woods
550 S. High Street
LifeTrail which includes ten fitness stations. It also provides a picnic pavilion for residents.






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Kidsgrove Park
247 West Sassafras Street
Kidsgrove is a 3.25-acre neighborhood park maintained and operated by Kidsgrove, Inc. The park contains a large wooden play structure, universal swings and sandbox, picnic pavilion and accessible walking path and permanent restrooms that are open seasonally.  A parking lot is available. To rent this facility please call or email Jessi Cooper at [email protected] or 570-374-6376. The Borough doesn’t take reservations for this facility.





The American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO), in cooperation with the Selinsgrove Borough and Susquehanna University, operates and maintains the soccer fields. These fields are primarily used by AYSO for soccer games and lacrosse.

Dog Park, 243 West Sassafras Street, Selinsgrove

Isle of Que Boat Launch & River Access, 700 South Front Street, Selinsgrove
This area on the Isle of Que includes a boat ramp for easy access in and out of the Susquehanna River, a paved parking lot, picnic tables, an attractive retaining wall and benches to sit along the riverbank.

Little Norway II, 101 East Sassafras Street, Selinsgrove
Open during the winter months. This man-made pond is flooded with water each winter season to provide an enjoyable skating area in town. The rink is completely maintained by volunteers in the community and provides outdoor fun during the winter. A warming building is located next to the rink to provide concessions and a cozy fireplace. Skating and ice skates are free with select skate sizes available.

Moose Playground, 15 West Mill Street, Selinsgrove
This large playground includes an area with a variety of play equipment, as well as a shaded pavilion. There is also a basketball court for kids of all ages. Located in the middle of town, this playground is convenient and full of fun activities.

Penns Creek Kayak Launch, 231 South Water Street, Selinsgrove
Public access to Penns Creek to launch or remove kayaks and canoes or to just enjoy sitting along the riverbank. Picnic tables are available.

Pump House Park & Gazebo, 116 & 119 East Snyder Street, Selinsgrove
Pump House Park includes a building that can be rented for any meeting, party or group event. This facility contains restrooms and a kitchen, as well as a gathering space that has 5 tables with 6 chairs at each table. The room can hold 30 people but can be rearranged for as many as 60 people with additional chairs, the renter must provide additional tables. The Gazebo is another great feature of the park, located in an attractive setting along Penns Creek. The Gazebo is a popular spot for outdoor weddings, and a summer concert series of local performers.

Pump House Tot-Lot, 119 North Water Street, Selinsgrove
Across the alley from the Pump House Park is a small fenced-in play area, full of brightly colored playground equipment. Swings, slides and other features make this playground a fun place for kids.

Rotary Field and Pavilion, 508 Tenth Street, Selinsgrove
This space, developed by the Selinsgrove Rotary Club, contains a picnic pavilion, as well as a Little League baseball field, concession stand and restrooms.

Selinsgrove Community Pool, 30 Linda Lane, Selinsgrove
The pool complex is located within a residential area and is right next to the Selinsgrove Elementary School. The pool features a main swimming area, a diving board, zero-depth entry, enclosed tube side, t-cross bar, rain drop, toddler pool, a bathhouse, and pavilion area. There is also a concession stand, grassy hillside, and hand-painted scenes covering the building walls. The complex is completely fenced in and is a great location for all ages during the summer months. Memberships, private parties and pool rentals are available by calling 570-884-3500 or email at [email protected].

 


SHAMOKIN PARKS & PLAYGROUNDS

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Claude Kehler Community Park
West Arch St. Shamokin PA
Call (570) 644-0876 for rental information    

Playgrounds:
5th Street Playground
Sunbury Street Playground
Shamokin Street Playground

Pool:
Lawton W Shroyer Memorial Swimming Pool
132 North Rock Street Shamokin PA
(570) 644-4789
Daily ~ 12 noon - 7 p.m. through Labor Day
Owned and Operated by The City of Shamokin

 


SHAMOKIN DAM PARKS & RECREATION

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Charles Attig Park
Attig Park is 1.78 acres in size is located between King Avenue and 8th Avenue in the Borough just north of Maple Street.  The park features new children’s recreational equipment, a pavilion for dining or entertainment with picnic tables, ½ basketball court, and a large open field for volleyball or similar sports.  On-site parking is available. There are no kitchen or restroom facilities at Attig park.

Fabridam Park
A popular spot for fishing and pinicking, the Adam T. Bower Fabridam Park is located along the Susquehanna River. The park is 2.2 acres in size and accessed from North Old Trail at 7th avenue. In addition to a spectacular view of the dam and the tiver, the park features children's recreation equipment, ample parking, open space for games and activities, a pavilion for dining or entertainment and a short rails to trails walking path. This park does not have restroom facilities.

 

Jack Treas Park
Treas Park is 1.75 acres in size and is situated on North Old Trail in the Borough at the foot of the ramps to the Veterans Memorial Bridge. The park features playground equipment, full basketball court, entertainment pavillion, dining pavilion with kitchen, picnic table seating, and handicapped accessible restrooms. On-sire and off-site parking is available. Reservations for use of the park can be made through the Borough Office. The park is open to the public daily, year-round; however, the restrooms and kitchen facilities are only available April through October.

Weller Field

Weller Park is 5.75 acres in size and is located along 11th Avenue near Maple Street. Parking facilities for Weller Park are accessed through Garden Circle.  The park includes a fenced ball field suitable for youth baseball or softball games, children’s recreational equipment, dining pavilion with kitchen, picnic table seating, handicapped accessible rest rooms, and a recently rehabilitated hiking trail with bridge alongside a small stream.




SUNBURY PARKS &RECREATION

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Cameron Park- Located downtown in the 200 block of Market Street, Cameron Park is a nice place for families to enjoy time with each other and friends. Special events, such as live music, a Holiday Parade and Santa's House are located in the park. 

David L Persing Recreational Complex & 4th Street Baseball Complex

Community Center & Pool- features water slides, a mushroom fountain, aqua climbing walls, basketball hoops, and lap swim.

Ice Skating Rink- Fully enclosed ice rink offers skate rentals, public skate hours, fire pit and concessions stand. The rink is the "home ice" for the Bucknell University, Bloomsburg University and Susquehanna University Ice Hockey teams as well as many youth and adult ice hockey teams, including Susquehanna Valley Stampede.  The Susquehanna Valley Figure Skating Club offers lessons through the US FIGURE SKATING Learn to Skate program.

Fort Discovery- Located on North Fourth Street in the northern part of Sunbury. Fort Discovery has many wonderful slides, swings and bridges to delight children of all ages. There is a Picnic Pavilion at Fort Discovery that is available for public use.

Skate Park- Located on N. 4th Street adjacent to Fort Discovery, the Skate Park is the perfect place for both beginners and advanced Extreme Sports riders. Sunbury is proud of the fact that this park was designed by professionals and our local riders. There is no charge for using the park, but there is one requirement ... you must wear a helmet.

Keithan's Bluebird Gardens- In the 1920’s, Sunbury resident Charles Keithan started a hobby garden that grew, unexpectedly, into a beloved part of the community landscape. The park still contains some of the exotic trees that Keithan imported from around the world, as well as representative species of two of his favorite plants - azaleas and rhododendrons. Located in the southern portion of Sunbury between Front and Second streets, Keithan Bluebird Gardens is available for private, special events. For information contact the caretakers at 570-473-3898 or you may contact the City Clerk's office at 570-286-7820.

Keller Street Playground- Located just down the street from Shikellamy High School, Keller Street Playground is nestled between two houses on Keller Street. This playground is open year-round and has new slides, climbing gym, and swings from Playworld in a fenced in area with picnic tables.

Kiwanis Playground- Situated right behind the Sunbury Hospital this playground is completely fenced in and dogs are allowed. Let the kids play on the new renovated equipment as your pet enjoys the open area. The playground also has basketball and volleyball courts.

Merle Phillips Park- Located near the intersection of Market and Front Streets, along the Susquehanna River, Sunbury's Riverfront Park has a running path, amphitheater with plenty of seating, and wonderful shade for those warm summer days. The gazebo offers a great view of the park and river which is a great place for water sports enthusiasts and fishermen. The park and walking trail stretches between Race Street and the PA 61 bridge. Along certain sections, the park and walking trail crosses the flood wall and runs on either side providing beautiful views of the Susquehanna River and Lake Augusta.   

Oppenheimer Pleasure Grounds- Located on North Second Street, this playground offers a water playground, Playworld playground equipment, 2 basketball courts, swing sets.

Rice Playground- Located on South Second Street, this playground has playground equipment and a large open area where kids can be found playing tag or having a whiffle ball game.



WATSONTOWN COMMUNITY PARK

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¨Playground

¨Pavilions

¨Ballfield

¨Boat Launch

¨Canal Boat Stage

¨Canal Trail Walking Path