August 2015
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8/19 Dive-In Movie at Park Forest Pool

9/5  Touch-a-Truck Expo

9/13 Agua-Dog Day

9/13 Grandparent's Day Scavenger Hunt

9/18 Movie Night Under the Stars!

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Dear --FNAME--,

August already? Is summer really almost over? Don't fret, we've got you covered! Pick up a copy of the Centre Daily times on Sunday, August 9 and check out the 2015 Fall Active Guide. We are excited about our vast menu of programs and events and know you will be too! 

                                                                The CRPR Staff
Family Fun Nights at
Welch & Park Forest Pools!

Come out and enjoy a night of fun for the whole family! Events include games, prizes and theme music; the ‘After 5 PM’ admission rates apply or enter FREE with a season pass. The pool stays open until 9 PM on event nights! Rain Dates: the next evening (Thursday).

Wed., Aug. 5 – Welch Pool Hawaiian Night 
Wed., Aug. 19 (8-10 PM) Park Forest “Dive-In" Movie                                               

For details, click here!
Stay active with Centre Region Parks and Recreation Sports Leagues! Whether you are an experienced athlete or wish you were, we've got something for you! Fall 2015 offers Volleyball, Flag Football, and Bocce Leagues for age 18 and older. 

Details will be available here on August 9! 
Saturday, Aug 15      9 am-3 pm 

The nature center’s beautiful marsh is the perfect peaceful setting for any artist to get creative and connect with nature. Join local artist Susan Nicholas Gephart and learn “plein air” painting techniques at this one day workshop. Prior to the workshop participants will receive information and steps to prepare including contacting the instructor to speak one-on-one about your medium and supplies. Instructor will provide some supplies for workshop participants. Participants should bring a sketchbook, hat, water bottle, sunscreen, bug spray, lunch, snacks, and art supplies recommended by instructor.

For class details and to register, click here!
Touch a Truck Expo
Saturday, September 5
1-4 PM

Mt. Nittany Middle School
 Parking Lot

Come one, come all to this fantastic, hands-on event!  CRPR is thrilled to reschedule the very popular Touch a Truck Expo.  We will bring out a variety of trucks, machines and other vehicles for kids to climb on, explore and even honk the horns!  Please note the new location at Mt. Nittany Middle School. 

More details at!
to Historic Bedford Springs! 

Tour the beautiful, Historic Bedford Springs Resort in Bedford, Pennsylvania. The legend began more than 200 years ago at Bedford Springs, where eight mineral springs gained fame as a mecca of rejuvenation. We will start the day in Altoona at the Prime Sirloin Breakfast Buffet (lunch on your own). Register by August 21; only $55R/$69NR!

Please call 814-231-3076 for details! 
Centre Region Parks & Recreation, in cooperation with the PA. Recreation & Park Society, is pleased to offer discount amusement park tickets in 2015! Tickets are available for purchase Monday-Friday 8 am-5 pm. Planning a trip, stop in and save! A full list of available tickets is available here!

The CRPRA, part of the Centre Region COG, serves residents in State College Borough, and the Townships of Patton, Harris, College and Ferguson.

Centre Region Parks & Recreation
         2643 Gateway Drive #1
         State College, PA 16801
                (814) 231-3071