LIFE-LONG LEARNING, FITNESS, AND FUN!
2015 SUMMER ACTIVITY GUIDE -- Fun activities
June to August 2015 for all ages, including: Red Cross Swim
Instruction, Rocky Gap Casino Trip, Fun-nastic Night at the Gym,
Intro to Music, Babies N Ballet, Pint-size Pom-poms, Happy Feet
Soccer, Archery, Deck Hockey Camp, Lacrosse Camp, Brickz for Kids,
Pi-Yo, Cardio Chaos, Fit n Tone, Zumba, Playgrounds, Tennis,
Creativity with Color & Art, 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!
Please find your PTARC Activity Guides inserted in your
Penn-Trafford Star! The 2015 Fall Activity Guide will be
delivered to your home during the week of August 13th.
View the entire
brochure in PDF format here
FRIENDS OF PTARC EVENTS --
July 12, 2015 - Bushy Run Trail Run 5K Race & Walk:
Run/walk goes through the scenic trails of the beautiful, historical
Bushy Run Battlefield, Route 993, Penn Township.
October 17, 2015 -
Wine Tasting Extravaganza:
Sample award winning wines with complimentary hors d'oeuvres
and decadent desserts.
PARK REHABILITATION & DEVELOPMENT
Penn Township Municipal Park Improvements
Provided to you by PTARC grant awards from the PA Department
of Conservation and Natural Resources Community Conservation
Partnerships Program, the Township of Penn, Penn Township
Recreation, Friends of PTARC, and local community
Phase I -- Completed November 2014
Dog Park: The new dog park has separate small breed
and large breed areas.
Pond Enlargement and Walking Trails:
Newly enlarged pond with fish habitat. Additional
walking/jogging trails. The park is open from dawn to dusk.
Phase II --$211,000 Awarded October
New 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 begin Fall of 2015!
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!
THE BENEFITS OF PTARC
$730,065 Grant Project Income for Penn
$126,000 Grant Project Income for Manor Borough
$143,000 Grant Project Income for Penn Borough
$197,500 Grant Project Income for Trafford Borough
$223,722 Grant Project and Fundraising Income for the PTARC Shelley
Proskin Recreation Center
An average of 5,285 people per year participate in PTARC programs
An average of 555 youth per year participate in instructional
swimming programs preventing drownings
||Level Green Elementary Park
||Mt. Manor Park
||Penn Borough Park
||Trafford BY Park
PTARC WANTS YOU!
If you have a special skill, interest, or talent and would be
willing to share your passion with others contact PTARC at
724-744-2171 ext. 204 or 205 to discuss offering your 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!