Parks and Recreation
Sarah Colondrillo - Director of Recreation
The Director of Recreation is responsible for coordinating the efforts of
the Township's Recreational Programs. The Director of Recreation oversees the development
of the programs and services as offered by the department. Department budgeting and budget performance is reviewed
by the Director of Recreation. Assessing community needs and desires for programs and activities
are important duties of this position.
Donna Ludwig - Recreation Program Coordinator
The Parks and Recreation Program Coordinator plans, coordinates and implements a variety of
programs for the community, assists in budget development as it relates to programs, and analyzes
Township's recreation needs to make recommendations to the Recreation Supervisor.
Vickie Shatto - Receptionist/Secretary (Part-time)
The Township currently has three people working as Receptionist/Secretaries, two at the Municipal
Building and one at the Parks and Recreation Office. The primary jobs of the Receptionist/Secretaries
are to meet the public and assist them in handling their business with the Township. The
Receptionist/Secretaries primarily answer telephone calls, greet the walk-in traffic, and direct the
contacts to the staff with whom they need to discuss their issues. Among their various duties, they
handle permits (typing and notifying residents of costs, when to pick up, etc.), correspondence for
various staff, registrations, filing, transcribing minutes, helping to prepare newsletters, and
various additional duties as requested of them.
Kurt Uhler - Director of Parks & Facilities
The person in this position is responsible for planning, organizing and performing maintenance of
all park and recreation areas and equipment. He also inspects the Township's park and recreation
facilities for safety, thus assuring the users of the Township facilities that our areas are maintained
in a safe manner. The Director of Parks & Facilities operates mowers and machinery and supervises others
in the same in work to maintain the hundreds of acres of parkland owned by the Township.
Click on this link to register online
for Parks and Recreation Programs.
Parks & Recreation Areas and Facilities Ordinance
Click on this link to view the Ordinance.
Parks, Recreation Areas, and Facilities Fee Schedule
Click on this link to view the fee schedule.
Parks and Recreation is a department of the Township government structure. It operates as a
function of a cooperative agreement between the Township and the School District. The Township
provides staff, equipment and parks, while the School District provides space for an office, classes
and the pool.
Because of this arrangement, the Parks and Recreation Board was established in 1973 to provide
guidance on matters relating to parks and recreation facilities provided by the Township. The Board
consists of seven members, all appointed by the Board of Supervisors for five year terms. The members
serve without pay. Parks and Recreation Board meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month
at 6:30 pm, except December, and are held at the South Middleton Township Municipal Building,
520 Park Drive, Boiling Springs.
South Middleton Township maintains 10 park areas.
Click here for a park inventory.
Spring Meadows is the newest developed park in the location of South Middleton Township Authority's well #2.
This well provides possibly the best source of water supply from a single well
within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This parkland was purchased not only to provide open space
and recreation facilities, but also to assure the wellhead area remains uncontaminated.
Click here to view the locations of the parks
on a map.
In addition to providing and maintaining these facilities, the Township provides leisure programs
and services such as swimming programs, arts and crafts, special events, computer lessons, concerts in
the park, pavilion rentals for picnics, bus trips to shopping centers, baseball games, etc. These
programs can be enjoyed by people of all ages.
The Parks and Recreation Department can be reached at (717)-258-4441 Monday through Friday from 7:30
am to 4:00 pm.
Download this fillable form to register for upcoming programs.
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Download the most recent South Middleton Parks and Rec newsletter at the link below.