The Lancaster Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department will offer the following programs for the 2017-2018 Fall and Winter season:
 
SANTA AT WESTWOOD!!!!  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2017
 
 
 
  •  Swim Programs - Start dates for swim programs are as follows:  Water Aerobics 10/17/17 at the William Street School pool, Senior Swim, Saturday 10/21/17 at the Lancaster High School pool, Family Swim 10/13/17 at the Lancaster High School pool, Swim Lessons 10/12/17 at the Lancaster High School pool.  Register at http://apm.activecommunities.com/lancasterrecny or call the Recreation office at 684.3320.
  • LEAP Program - Special Needs program begins October 24 with Arts and Crafts at Como Park Elementary School.  Swimming begins on Friday November 3rd at the William Street School pool.  See calendar and letter link below.
  • LEAP 2017 2018 October December

Fall Winter Basketball - Information letters:

 

  • Wrestling - Mondays and Thursdays at the Lancaster Middle School from 6:30pm-7:30pm, Kindergarten to 8th grade.  Register online today!!!
  • Wrestling press release 2017 2018

 

Register online now

2017-2018 Volleyball Articles 

pdf Volleyball Article #1 2017 (44 KB)

 

 

 

Check out our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/lancasterrecreation

Heritage Trail

Heritage Trail Closed During Hunting Season

The Town of Lancaster Parks, Recreation & Forestry

Department will close the Heritage Trail on Saturday,

November 18 for your safety during the hunting season.  The trail

will re-open on Wednesday, December 20.  Thank you for your

cooperation in this matter.  If you have any questions, please call

the office at 684-3320. 

The Heritage Trail is open year round for your outdoor activities with the exception of the trail being closed during fall hunting season for your safety.

The Heritage Trail is a scenic 4 mile long bike trail stretching from Walter Winter Drive to Town Line Road. The Heritage Trail is perfect for biking, walking and inline skating as well as cross country skiing during the winter months.

 Click Here to download the Heritage Trail Map

Parking and Trail Access

Trail-goers may access the Heritage Trail via Erie Street to Walter Winter Drive or by following Commerce Drive through the Village of Lancaster Industrial Park. The other entrance is off Town Line Road, between Walden Avenue and Westwood Road. Public parking lots are located at both entrances. 

The Ransom Road entrance to Walden Pond Park will be closed from Wednesday, November 15 for the winter.  The Walden Avenue entrance will remain open.

 

Lancaster Recreation & Senior Photo ID Cards

Recreation or Senior Photo ID cards are required for pool use and many activities (see program listings).

There is no cost for the card, which may be obtained at the Recreation office –

525 Pavement Road Lancaster NY 14086   phone: 716.684.3320.

**ID’s are issued daily until 30 mins prior to closing.**

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8a.m. - 5p.m.

Two items showing proof of residency must be provided to obtain a card (driver license, current utility or tax bill, Board of Elections card, etc.). Expired ID cards cannot be used as proof. Children need a birth certificate or report card and their parents ID. If you have their names on your insurance card, that would work as well.

Cards are valid for two years.

Senior Citizen cards are valid for life.

Summer 2017 Camp Photos

Boys Basketball Camp Ages 12-15

Girls Basketball Camp Coached by Brittany Heist

Golf Camp Coached by Ginny Doak Swann at Airport Driving Range

Golf Camp Ages 12-15 Coached by Ginny Doak Swann at Airport Driving Range

Girl's Volleyball Camp 2017 

Boy's Volleyball Camp 2017

2017 Cheerleading

2017 Lacrosse Camp

 

Parks Summer 2017 Playground Information

Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

*School site playgrounds 8 AM – 3 PM

Monday, June 26 - Friday, August 18, 2017

Playgrounds are open to Lancaster residents of all ages (children under age 7 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.)

Most playgrounds are staffed by two recreation leaders.

Arts & crafts are offered daily from 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM at a charge of 50¢ per craft.

4 PLAYGROUND SITES:

*Como Park Elementary School - 1985 Como Park Blvd.

(*Hillview Elementary School - Closed Summer 2017*)

Keysa Town Park & Pool - Brady & Vandenberg

Meadow Lea Park - Broezel Ave. & Ronald Dr.

Twin District Fire Co. - 4999 William St.

Trips and activities offered at playgrounds:

  • 2017 Field Trips – Sky Zone, Quaker Splash, Regal $1.00 Movie Day, Lasertron, Buffalo Museum of Science, Eternal Flame, Niagara Climbing Center, Buffalo City Hall and Canalside, Darien Lake, End of Summer Party. (Permission slips and nominal fee for field trips are required.)
  • Tournaments & Activities– Tie Dye Day, Bring-A-Pet, Spirit Week, Bring-A-Buddy, Bumper Balls, 4 Square,  Scavenger Hunt, Chalk Wars, volleyball, soccer, Hot Shots basketball, Water Day, Dodgeball, Survivor, Kickball, Capture the Cones, Minute to Win-It, chess/checkers, horseshoes, obstacle course, punt, pass and kick, frisbee golf, hole-in-one, home run derby.

MORE INFORMATION WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE PLAYGROUND SITES EACH DAY!!!  STOP BY AND JOIN IN THE FUN!