Office Phone: 724-744-2171

Recreation Activities & Events

Park Rules

Parks in Penn Township are governed by rules that the Township’s Commissioners approve. Rules are posted on the sidebar of this page. If you have any questions regarding these rules please contact the Township Secretary/Manager.

Penn Township Recreation Board

The Penn Township Recreation Board meets on the fourth Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Penn Township Municipal Building, 2001 Municipal Court, Harrison City, PA 15636. Meetings

Pavilions

The Carl Frye Pavilion by the Warrior Playground is now available to be reserved. Click here to download the application to see the list of all the pavilions.

Recreation

Recreation opportunities are available through out the township through a variety of parks, facilities, programs, classes, and organizations. The information posted here is presented as a public service and is not fully inclusive.

Athletic Teams

Several athletic teams organize annually in Penn Township. For more information about getting involved with one of these teams, contact the sport representative at bottom of this page.

Summer Playground

Supervised playground activities are held each year in several Penn Township area playgrounds.

Fishing

Fishing for fun in the municipal park pond is subject to the General Park rules and the rules established by the Pennsylvania Fish Commission. Click Here

The pond is stocked with fish prior to the fishing season and daily limits apply. Please read the General Park rules.

Penn-Trafford Community Band

The Penn-Trafford Community Band plays at various community days, church festivals, organizational gatherings and special events throughout the area. 
The community band is open to area residents of any age and talent level who enjoy playing music and entertaining audiences with musical selections.

The P-T Community Band meets on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Penn Middle School auditorium. For information, call Ron Rometo at 724-309-2000. Read more about the Penn-Trafford Community Band.

Penn Township Fall Festival

An annual festival celebrating the founding of Penn Township for 3 days in September. Organized by a committee of volunteers, the festival is a true family event that rides and entertainment along with food, crafts, games, fireworks, and vendors of all types for the public to enjoy. Go to the Fall Festival website.

Westmoreland Heritage Trail

The Westmoreland Heritage Trail is a scenic bicycle and walking trail covering 8.5 miles from Saltsburg to Delmont and 5.9 miles from Murrysville to Trafford. The trail is ideal for walking, jogging, bicycling, and cross-country skiing. It has a wide and flat handicapped accessible surface and will accommodate everyone regardless of age or physical ability. There are a few parks located just off the trail along the sections, including Duff Park behind the Robert’s Parcel trailhead, BY Park near the Trafford trailhead, and Saltsburg Park near the Saltsburg trailhead.  Learn more about the Westmoreland Heritage Trail by visiting their website.

 


Recreation Activity Contacts

Penn Trafford Area Recreation Commission (PTARC)
Director: Linda Bires
724-392-4555
Assistant: 724-392-4022
Penn Township Midget Athletic Association
Penn Township Athletic Association (PT Area Softball and Baseball Programs)
Penn-Trafford Soccer Club
Penn-Trafford Aqua Club (PTAC)
Penn Township Basketball Association
Penn Trafford Ice Hockey