Lancaster Rec offers great spaces to host your next meeting, family party, team practice, or sporting event. We have a variety of facilities, including indoor rooms at the Lancaster Recreation Center and the Conlin Field softball facility.

Indoor Spaces at the Lancaster Recreation Center

The Lancaster Recreation Center has rooms available to rent for parties and meetings and a gymnasium to rent for athletic activities. This unique location is ideally situated for birthday parties, bridal showers, banquets, meetings, and corporate and family gatherings.

The Recreation Center is located at 525 Fairview Avenue in the City of Lancaster. All guests are required to park in our rear parking lot adjacent to Brandon Park; no on-street parking is permitted. The address for Brandon Park is 501 New Dorwart Street.

  • Terrace Room (includes kitchen use, no available refrigerator) – occupancy 50
  • Fairview Room (includes kitchen use, no available stove or oven) – occupancy 52
  • Gym (for physical activities only) – occupancy 50

What Your Rental Includes

Use of 6-foot-long tables, round tables and chairs is included in the rental fee. The Terrace Room kitchen amenities include use of a stove, oven, microwave and sink. The Fairview room includes a sink, microwave, freezer and refrigerator. Outside caterers are welcome; no alcohol is permitted.

One of our friendly Lancaster Rec staff members will remain on site during your event. Our staff members are not responsible for decorating, set-up or clean-up. Time for preparations and clean-up is included in your total rental time.

Availability and Terms

Rentals are primarily on Saturday and Sunday. Rental Fee: $35/hour/room. A refundable security deposit of $70 (paid by cash or credit card) is required with your signed rental agreement to reserve a rental date. Your rental fee must be paid in full 30 days prior to your rental date by cash, check or credit card. For additional information related to rental policies, please request a facility rental agreement from our administrative offices.

For information on renting rooms at the Lancaster Recreation Center, contact Vanessa at

Facility Rental Agreement

Host a Sports Event at Conlin Field

Teams may rent Conlin Field for practices and games. Conlin Field is a softball field located in Farnum Park at Water and Conestoga Streets in the City of Lancaster.

Use of restrooms, dugouts and bleachers is included with field rental. No field preparation is included (dragging, lining, etc.). Our tractor is not available for your use. Bases and pitching rubbers must remain in place and the base plugs must be replaced after the use of the field. Infield material may not be removed.

  • Field Only: $10/hour
  • Field & Lights: $30/hour for field & lights for rentals from 7-10 p.m.
  • Key Deposit (refundable): $25

Your rental will be cancelled if there is standing water on the infield or soil saturation.

No admission fee may be charged without prior approval from us. We must also approve the sales of food or merchandise prior to rental.

To schedule Conlin Field rental, contact Audra at or 717-392-2115 x142.