June 2016
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6/18 Touch-a-Truck

6/18 & 19 50 Cent Days at the Pools! 

6/29 Romantic Moonlight Walk

7/4 Kids-on-Wheels Parade

7/6 Sports Night at Welch Pool

7/13 Bike-In Movie!

7/23 Pedal, Splash & Dash Youth Triathlon

NOW - Pool Pass Sales

NOW - Summer Camp Registration! 

In the event of inclement weather that may result in cancelled classes or programs, please call CRPR before 5 PM,
Mon-Fri at 231-3071. After 5 PM and on weekends, please check the

The Message Board is updated daily regarding inclement weather concerns, field closures and class cancellations. It's the best way to stay up to date!​


Are you looking for ways to support your community? 

CRPR has wonderful ways that you can help this giving season! From volunteer  opportunities to donation programs, and more, we've got you covered. 

Looking to give your time? Click here!

Looking to provide financial support?
Click here! 

Dear --FNAME--,

The official start of summer is upon us! Welch and Park Forest Pools opened for weekend and evening swimming on Saturday, May 28 and will open full time for summer on Thursday, June 9! But that's not all, CRPR has a full schedule of summer camps and special events to make this your best summer yet! And don't forget, CRPR is celebrating 50 Years of Parks and Recreation in the Centre Region in 2016, so look for special 50th-themed giveaways at some events!  
                                                                The CRPR Staff
National Trails Day Hike!

The American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day is the country’s largest celebration of the extensive network of trails. Join a Millbrook Marsh Naturalist to explore the 62 acres along the boardwalk and conjoining paths. Trails provide access to the natural world for recreation, education, exploration, and much more. Come take a leisurely stroll and relax as you take in the beauty of Millbrook Marsh.

Saturday, June 4
Registration not required! 
2-3 PM
All Ages! 

More info available here! 
The Annual CRPR Touch-a-Truck Expo is Saturday, June 18 from 1-4 PM at the Mount Nittany Middle School Parking Lot. 

Come out to enjoy a wide variety of amazing trucks, from 18-wheelers to dump trucks, buses and more amazing machines!  Bring the kids out for a exciting afternoon of fun!

NEW FOR 2016!
To better accommodate children who are sensory sensitive, equipment operators will be encouraged to disable the vehicle horns from 3:30 to 4:00 PM.

For more information, click here.

Event sponsored by Glenn O Hawbaker, Inc.  
Swimming Pool Season Passes & Swim Lessons! 

The official start to summer is here! Get ready to slide right in by purchasing your season pool pass now! Find all the details by clicking here! 

Already have your season pass? Need swim instruction for your little ones? CRPR is proud to offer a wide variety of lessons that include:

  • Trained and Experienced Instructors!
  • Great Instructor-to-Student Ratio!
  • Classes geared towards meeting the student’s needs!
  • 8 classes in each session! 

For more details and a full lesson schedule, click here!
Music & Munchies at the Marsh! 

Millbrook Marsh Nature Center is the perfect place to enjoy Music & Munchies! Join us to listen to the sounds of the Second Winds Band, enjoy a leisurely stroll on the boardwalk, and munch on lunch  in the nature center barn!

Wednesday, June 8      Register now!
10 AM - 1 PM
All ages!
Fee: 14R/$21N

For more information, call 814-231-3076! 

The Centre Region is home to many amazing parks, including the John Hess Softball Complex and Oak Hall Regional Park. Those two facilities, combined with numerous satellite fields, will host 18 sports tournaments and  events in 2016! 

A full schedule of events is located here! If you stop in for one of these events at Oak Hall Regional Park, check out the new food concessionaire and enjoy lunch at the park!


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