July 2015
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7/1    Sports Night at      
Welch Pool

7/4   Kids-On-Wheels

7/25   Pedal, Splash &
Dash Youth Triathlon

7/26   Alphabet Marsh Family Scavenger Hunt

In the event of inclement weather that may result in cancelled classes or programs, please call CRPR before 5 PM,
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​Saturday, July 4!

Line Up at 9:30 AM
Step-off at 10 AM

Hey Kids! Show your patriotism and be part of the annual “CRPR Kids-on-Wheels” Parade. Bring your bike, wagon, scooter, stroller or skateboard!


Bike Decorating for the Kids on Wheels Parade: Friday, July 3, 2015 from 7:00 to 7:30 PM at Holmes-Foster Park, Pavilion #2 (off Westerly Parkway). Join CRPR staff to decorate your bike for the Kids on Wheels Parade. Streamers and tape supplied. Anything else is up to you!

Dear --FNAME--,

July is National Park & Recreation Month and we are excited to celebrate with you! We have a big list of activities for the young and young at heart! The parks and pools are open and ready for visitors, so stop by Millbrook Marsh Nature Center and enjoy walking the board walk, jump in and make a splash at Welch or Park Forest Pools, or take your family to one of many CRPR Parks!

Are you on Social Media? Share your P & R Month celebrations with us by sharing your photos on our Facebook and Twitter pages!

We will see you out and about!
The CRPR Staff
Yoga in the Park - NEW!

Starts July 13 with classes Monday - Friday at two different times slots, this class fits all schedules! 

Enjoy Yoga in one of our beautiful parks this summer. Instructor Elle Morgan calls this “yoga for anybody - it doesn’t matter what shape you are, or what shape you are in!”

Yoga helps invigorate and even transform where you are to where you want to be in terms of balance, strength and flexibility. All levels welcome - everyone can benefit from practicing outdoors. Bring a mat and water.

For class details and to register, click here!
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., July 1 – Welch Pool Sports Night
Wed., July 22 – Park Forest Pool-O-Ween Night 
Wed., Aug. 5 – Welch Pool Hawaiian Night 
Wed., Aug. 19 (8-10 PM) - Park Forest “DIVE-IN” MOVIE (Title TBA)

Don't forget, you can still buy a Season Pool Pass!
For details, 
click here!
Digital Photography II
Saturday, July 25!

This class focuses on Nature Photography while also providing opportunities to take scenic panoramas, detailed macros and techniques to capture the sights and colors of the natural world. Explore Millbrook Marsh with your camera and try out what you learned in the Intro to Digital Photography class. Class begins by sharing specific skills then transitions to free exploration to apply fundamentals and to experiment with pictures we always imagined we would take!
More details and registration options, click here!
Aerobic Dance - Summer Session!

Aerobic Dance is an hour of choreographed movement to a variety of music from the BeeGees to Lady Gaga! Starting with a warm up and floor-work then transitioning to up-tempo aerobic dancing - this is the perfect workout! Benefits include stress relief, wight loss, and muscle tone all while having fun.

Summer sessions begins Wednesday, July 15 so register now! More details and to register, click here!
August 7 at Bald Eagle State Park! 

Join the Centre County Senior Centers as they take part in their Annual Senior Picnic with a 50's Style Celebration! For only $6, seniors can enjoy lunch, activities, and van service to and from the picnic. Please sign-up no later than Monday, August 3 at your local Senior Center! 

Centre Region Seniors, 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