Response from Lancaster Rec on COVID-19

by AJ Eckman

Response from Lancaster Rec on COVID-19

Please be aware, updates and cancelation communication will be distributed via email. Please make sure to update your email address on file. To update your email address, please visit, scroll to the bottom and complete the E-Newsletter sign up.

Our social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram – links available at the top right of this page) will also be updated, but we encourage you to visit this page frequently for the most up-to-date information related to Lancaster Rec programs.

The health and safety of those in our programming is paramount. We appreciate your patience and fortitude as we navigate through the next few weeks. Please check back for further updates.

Frequently Asked Questions

(Updated 8/3/2020 at 1PM)

  • When will Lancaster Rec offices and programs reopen?

Lancaster Rec administrative offices are open. The administrative offices will not be open to the public. Individuals must make an appointment to visit the Rec Center by phone or emailing Any individuals visiting the Rec Center must wear a mask and must maintain social distance space of 6 feet apart from other people. Lancaster Rec programs will open and operate according to current federal, state and local guidelines. Please contact us for specific program information.

  • When can I register for upcoming programs?

Please call our office at 717-392-2115 for information about upcoming programs. You must schedule an appointment to register for programs.

  • Will Conestoga Pines Pool be open this summer?

Conestoga Pines Pool is open with limitations. Please click here for more information on the pool.

  • What do I do if a program I signed up for is canceled or postponed? 

If a program you signed up for is canceled or postponed, our program staff will reach out to you directly for next steps.

  • Who can I contact if I have additional questions? 

You can find a contact list on our website here or email us at

  • How can I help Lancaster Rec during this time? 

You can consider donating to us here.

Programming Update

(Updated 8/3/2020 at 1PM)

Senior centers will remain closed indefinitely.

Early Childhood Education and School Age Care programs are open for registration. If you have a Pre-K student, you can register for kindergarten online at This letter has been sent to Pre-K parents/guardians.

Please contact our offices for more information on other programs. Please note, all Lancaster Rec programs may be postponed or cancelled due to restrictions related to operations of programs because of COVID-19.

We encourage you and your loved ones to practice social distancing and please stay safe!

Stay safe and stay well!