Serving Penn-Trafford School
LIFE-LONG LEARNING, FITNESS, AND FUN!
2013 FALL ACTIVITY GUIDE POSTED -- Fun activities for September-December 2013 for all ages, including: Digital Photo Contest, Mother & Son Zoo Trip, Dad & Daughter Night Out, Swimming, Mini Doodlers, The Dance Academy, Color your World with Art, Cheerleading, Happy Feet Soccer, The Tennis Academy, Volleyball, Dog Obedience, Brushes & Beverages, Cardio Kickboxing, Yoga, Zumba, Senior Stretch & Strength, A Dog-Gone Good Day, Wine Tasting, Facility Rental & more! The guide is posted here and was distributed to all Penn-Trafford School District residents through Penn-Franklin publications.
FRIENDS OF PTARC EVENTS --
Saturday, September 21, 2013 - Doggy Costume Contest & Parade: Dress-up your canine kid and come to the Fall Festival Main Stage at 12:30 pm to register for judging at 1:00 pm, then parade through the Fall Festival grounds to the Dog Park where a Doggy Festival will take place.
Saturday, October 19, 2013 - Wine Tasting Extravaganza: Sample award winning wines with complimenting hors d'oeuvres and decadent desserts.
Saturday, November 23, 2013 - Holiday Kickoff Concert with the Penn-Trafford Community Band, Flute Choir, and Quinta Voce: Held at Penn Middle School Auditorium.
PARK REHABILITATION & DEVELOPMENT
The Trust for Public Land conducted a study on the economic value of city park systems and found that parks can contribute to the value of residential properties immediately adjacent to a park by as much as a 20 percent marginal value!
Penn Township Municipal Park Expansion Project
Park - NOW OPEN!
Park Pond Enlargement & Walking Trail
GUIDE PUBLICATION SCHEDULE: Please find your PTARC Activity Guides inserted in your Penn-Trafford News or Market Place! The 2013 Summer Activity Guide will be delivered to your home during the week of May 13th. The 2013 Fall Activity Guide will be delivered to your home during the week of August 19th.
PTARC/SHELLEY PROSKIN RECREATION CENTER -- Route 130 & Murrysville Road, Level Green. Large multi-purpose room seating up to 149 and full kitchen. Available 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m., Sunday through Thursday, and 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m., Friday & Saturday, for parties, showers, celebrations, meetings, meals, speakers! May be partitioned into 2 or 3 separate rooms seating 75 or 50 each. Click here for more information about our facilities available for rent.
PTARC WANTS YOU! Do you have a special skill, interest, or talent and would you be willing to share your passion with others ? Contact PTARC to discuss offering your program!
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 (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!
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