Loyalsock Township

Lycoming County, Pennsylvania

News & Notices

Recreation Department

The Recreation Department maintains recreation facilities and provides year-round activities and programs that positively impact the health, safety, and welfare of the residents. With three (3) playground parks, one (1) nature park, a dog park, portions of Susquehanna Bikeway, and a seasonal community pool located in the Township there are plenty of reasons to get your family outside. All parks have pavilions that are available to rent during the spring, summer, and fall.  
The Community Recreation Center is available to rent for sports and special events. The department also offers recreation programs year round within the parks, pool, and at the Community Recreation Center. The STEP Office of the Aging offers fitness and exercise classes at the Community Recreation Center each morning. 


Pavilion Information

Pavilions at each park can be reserved up to one year in advance. All facilities are equipped with full service restrooms, charcoal grills, and electric.

Contact the Recreation Department to check availability and reserve your pavilion.

James Short Park
Shelter #1 and #3  
  • $35.00 Resident
  • $45.00 Non-Resident
Shelter #2
  • $50.00 Resident
  • $60.00 Non-Resident

Bruce E. Henry Park

  • $35.00 Resident 
  • $45.00 Non-Resident

Heshbon Park

  • $35.00 Resident
  • $45.00 Non-Resident 

Riverfront Park

  • $50.00 Resident
  • $60.00 Non-Resident

Recreation Center Information

The Loyalsock Community Recreation Center is available for rentals. The Recreation Center can be rented for basketball, indoor soccer, volleyball, birthday parties, meetings, special events, and more. If you are interested in renting the Recreation Center please contact the Recreation Department. The prices are listed below.

Sports Use-Hourly Rates (1 hr minimum)
Resident: $20.00 per hr or $10.00 per ½ hr 
Non-Resident: $40.00 per hr or $20.00 per ½ hr 
Net Set Up Fee: $5.00 flat fee 

Parties/Events (1 hr minimum)
Resident: $30.00 per hr or $15.00 per ½ hr
Non-Resident: $50.00 per hr or $25.00 per ½ hr
Kitchen Use: $10.00 flat fee 

In addition to the regular payment a security deposit equal to the amount of your rental fee (up to $100) will be charged. This will be returned following your rental after we have verified that all of the rules were followed and the area was returned to the way it was prior to your rental.


Contact Information

Director of Recreation & Parks:
Shannon Lukowsky

1607 Four Mile Drive
Williamsport, PA 17701

Recreation Clerk:
Dora Klees


Parks Maintenance Supervisor:
Corey Swartz


Step Fitness Activities

The STEP Office of Aging offers fitness and exercise classes at the Loyalsock Township Community Recreation Center. Schedule of Programming is as follows: 


  • Healthy Steps in Motion: 9:00–10:00 a.m.  Mon-Fri
  • Zumba Gold: 8:00–9:00 a.m. Mon
  • Tai Chi for Health (Adv): 8:00–9:00 a.m. Wed 
  • Tai Chi for Health (Beg): 8:00–9:00 a.m. Fri

For more information call 570-601-9590.


Pool Information

The Loyalsock Community Pool has been a favorite recreational past time for residents since it was first built in 1966. Updates to the pool deck, gutter system, piping, installation of handicapped accessible ramp, and installation of a new pool liner were done in the early 2000’s. The double pool slide was installed in 2013 and a new pool liner was installed in 2018.

A new splash pool will be installed at the site of the existing wading pool in the fall of 2018/spring of 2019. 

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Loyalsock Township
Board of Supervisors
2501 East Third Street Williamsport, PA 17701