September 2015
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9/5  Touch-a-Truck Expo

9/13 Aqua-Dog Day

9/13 Grandparent's Day Scavenger Hunt

9/18 Movie Night Under the Stars!

9/27 Centre Region Punt, Pass & Kick Competition

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Dear --FNAME--,

School is in session, the days are getting a little shorter and September is here.  The hot temperatures make it hard to think about fall, but CRPR has it covered!  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
Aqua-Dog Day at "Bark Forest" Swimming Pool!

The pools may close to humans on Monday, September 7, but Park Forest Swimming Pool transforms to "Bark Forest" as we welcome K-9s and their owners to Aqua-Dog Day on Sunday, September 13 from 1-4 pm!

For only $5 per dog (humans are free!), your furry friend can enjoy a dip in the pool with other local dogs.  Event proceeds go toward planting trees in the new Oak Hall Regional Park.  

For  more details and event rules, click here!
​Learn Martial Arts with
Centre Region Parks & Recreation is once again partnering with Central PA Mixed Martial Arts to offer a wide variety of martial arts classes this fall!  Classes range from Youth Martial Arts to Women's Kickboxing to Intro to Thai Boxing.  Try something new or work on improving the skills you already have.

Click here for more details Mixed Martial Arts. 

Children, ages 3-6, and their parents learn and explore at Millbrook Marsh! Please dress for the weather; parents are invited and encouraged to stay!

           Wednesday, September 9             Rocking Rocks!
           Wednesday, September 16           Seed Study!
           Wednesday, September 23          Fall Foraging!
           Wednesday, September 30          Leapin' Leaves!

Programs are held 10:30-11:30 am on the dates listed above. Please register no later than 5 pm the Tuesday prior to class. ​

For class details and to register, click here!
"The Goonies"
Friday, September 18
7:45 PM

Join us under the stars Friday, September 18 at Tudek Park for a showing of “The Goonies” on our inflatable screen.  Bring your blankets, snacks and friends/family and enjoy a beautiful fall night at the park.  Showtime begins around 7:45 PM/dusk.  

More details at!

After evaluating many potential locations, the Centre Region Parks & Recreation Authority finalized the details for the new home for the Senior Center inside the Nittany Mall, near the Sears store. Our thanks to the Nittany Mall for welcoming this transition.​  A temporary 3,225 square foot space opened there starting Sept. 1. Boalsburg Architect Alan Popovich will begin meeting with seniors and staff for input on outfitting the new, permanent, 7,075 square foot home at the mall​. Stop by and say hi! 

Please call 814-231-3076, or click here for details! 

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