LIFE-LONG LEARNING, FITNESS, AND FUN!
2016 SUMMER ACTIVITY GUIDE: June-August 2016 -- Check
out these activities: Mother/Son Fiesta Night, Babies N Ballet,
Pint-size Pom-poms, Happy Feet Soccer, Archery, Flag Football,
Basketball, Corks n Canvases, Deck Hockey Camp, Ab Attack, Rock
Bottom, Scavenger Hunt, Zumba, Playgrounds, Tennis, Intro to Rifle,
Hip Hop, Youth CPR, Senior Stretch & Strength, Pilates Lite,
Discount Amusement Park Tickets, Friends of PTARC - Bushy Run Trail
Run 5K Race & Walk & more!
View the entire
brochure in PDF format here
Please find your PTARC Activity Guides inserted in
your Penn Trafford Star! The 2016 Fall Activity Guide will
be delivered to your home during the week of August 13th.
FRIENDS OF PTARC EVENTS --
Sunday, July 10, 2016 - Bushy Run Trail Run 5K Race &
Walk: Sponsored by Bushy Run Battlefield. Through the
scenic trails of the beautiful, historical Bushy Run
Battlefield, Route 993, Penn Township. Chip timing.
Read more or register
PENN TOWNSHIP MUNICIPAL PARK IMPROVEMENTS
Provided to you by PTARC grant awards from the PA Department of
Conservation & Natural Resources,
Community Conservation Partnerships Program, the Township of Penn,
Penn Township Recreation, Friends of PTARC, and local community
1 Completed, November 2014
Dog Park: The new dog park has separate small breed
and large breed areas.
Enlargement and Walking Trails:
Newly enlarged pond with fish habitat. Additional
walking/jogging trails. The park is open from dawn to dusk.
II--$211,000 Awarded October
Playground located at the current
Warrior Wonderland location within the park.
New Sport Court Area includes a new
basketball court, new tennis court, and new volleyball court
in the expanded area of the park!
Construction should be complete summer of
THE BENEFITS OF PTARC
$730,065 Grant Project Income for Penn
$126,000 Grant Project Income for Manor
$143,000 Grant Project Income for Penn
$197,500 Grant Project Income for
$223,722 Grant Project & Fundraising
Income for the PTARC Shelley Proskin Recreation Center
An average of 5,285 people per year
participate in PTARC programs and activities
An average of 555 youth per year
participate in instructional swimming programs
Parks & Recreation works for you, your kids, your
neighbors and your communities…
Individual Benefits: Improves academic
performance; Improves health and well-being; Reduces stress;
Increases confidence and self-esteem
Community Benefits: Reduces crime;
Keeps kids off the streets; Strengthens families; Increases
community pride and volunteerism
Economic Benefits: Increases property values; Reduces
health care costs; Increases productivity; Boosts tourism
Environmental Benefits: Preserves plants and wildlife;
Controls air, water and soil quality; Provides accessible places to
Everyone benefits directly or indirectly! Yesterday's
activities promote tomorrow's physical and mental wellness!
PTARC WANTS YOU!
Do you play Bocci? Croquet? If you have a special skill or talent
and would be willing to share your passion with others contact PTARC
at 724-744-2171 ext. 204 or 205 to discuss coordinating a program!
REGIONAL TRAIL INFORMATION
The Rough Diamond Trail Project
Trail Project Video II
Who We Are
PTARC (Penn-Trafford Area
Recreation Commission) is a nonprofit, intergovernmental
organization providing residents of the Penn-Trafford School District in
Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, with the opportunity for life-long
learning, fitness, and fun through wholesome, affordable, recreational
activities and safe, appealing facilities.
Read The Benefits
of PTARC Flyer
PTARC offers activities for
both children and adults. YOU are our future -- Tell us what you want!