The Department of Parks and Recreation enhances the lives of City of Harrisburg residents and visitors by offering programs, services and activities that encourage participation in recreational activities, leisure services and cultural experiences.
The department strives to deliver quality customer service through the development, operation and maintenance of the city’s public parks, recreation and cultural affairs facilities to create an environment that is deemed safe, affordable and enriching for all.
The City of Harrisburg’s Department of Parks and Recreation provides a growing and positive environment for all Harrisburg citizens through the manufacture of an extensive public park system where we present a variety of recreation and special event programs. We take pride in the fact that our free, family-friendly entertainment reaches out to a variety of citizens and visitors in order to truly reflect our diverse community.
Through our devoted employees, generous sponsors, and obliging volunteers, we are able to conduct some of the most rewarding and successful events in the Central Pennsylvania area. We look forward to the enduring growth of our City programs and events that provide the utmost community interaction.