ARBOR DAY PRESS RELEASE
ARBOR DAY POSTER CONTEST!!
TENNIS SCHOLARSHIP - Deadline July 15, 2018
The Lancaster Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department will offer the following programs for the 2017-2018 Fall and Winter season:
Check out our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/lancasterrecreation
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.
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.
Parks Summer 2018 Playground Information
Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
*School site playgrounds 8 AM – 3 PM
Monday, June 25 - Friday, August 17, 2018
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:
MORE INFORMATION WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE PLAYGROUND SITES EACH DAY!!! STOP BY AND JOIN IN THE FUN!