A total of 13 municipal parks (115 acres) are owned by the Borough of State College. These parks, along with the 37 parks (656 acres) owned by the townships, are maintained and programmed by Centre Region Parks & Recreation, an agency of the Centre Region Council of Governments. As a result of Borough cooperation with the four surrounding townships, all municipal parks and programs in the region are available for use by residents. Centre Region Parks & Recreation also provides a year-round menu of recreation programs and special events.
The details of all activities and municipal parks are available at the CRPR website.
Centre Region Parks & Recreation operates …
A year-round aquatics program using the two outdoor community pools in the summer and the indoor High School pool during the school year. Wm. L. Welch Pool is located in the Borough on Westerly Parkway; Park Forest Pool is located in Patton Township on School Drive;
Extensive summer day camps and specialty camps;
Millbrook Marsh Nature Center programs;
Centre Region Senior Center and the Centre Region Senior Social Club;
Sport leagues for adults and youth;
Special Events: such as the Easter Egg Hunt, “Kids-On-Wheels” Parade, Halloween Costume Parade, and more;
Discounted amusement park tickets (starting each May) and discounted ski lift tickets (starting each December);
Picnic pavilion reservations at 17 municipal parks in the Centre Region.
You can visit their offices at 2643 Gateway Drive, #1, State College, PA 16801, contact by phone at (814) 231-3071 or contact CRPR by email..