Hampden Township Parks and Recreation

The purpose of Hampden Township Parks and Recreation Department, under the auspices and guidance of the Board of Commissioners, is to provide a comprehensive program of recreation activities, facilities and services to meet the needs and desires of the Hampden Township Community. Our programs are designed to permit the residents in the surrounding area an opportunity to rejuvenate their body and mind, exercise for their well being and provide an atmosphere for children to be carefree at play.

Physical Location: 5001 Hampden Park Dr. Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
Mailing Address: 230 S. Sporting Hill Rd. Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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On Sunday morning, August 17th, we will hold our first annual Splash n' Dash Kid's Triathlon at the Hampden Park and Pool Complex.  This event will consist of swimming, biking and running.  Kids will receive a bib, but the event will not be officially timed. It's a great opportunity for kids to get out and have some fun, while staying active and healthy! 

Age groups will be:

  •  Ages 5 - 8: Swim 25 meters, Bike 1 mile, run .5 mile
  • Ages 9 - 11: Swim 50 meters, Bike 2 miles, run 1 mile
  • Ages 12 - 14: Swim 100 meters, Bike 4 miles, run 1.5 miles

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On Friday, August 22 at 8 p.m. The Recreation Department will present The Lego Movie to be enjoyed at the Hampden Pool.  Admission to the pool is required for this event.  Pool member admission is free. Pool rules will still be enforced during this event, to include no alcohol, no pets and no smoking inside the pool complex.   

Rain date - Aug. 23


Discount Amusement Park Tickets For Sale at Recreation Office


We have a great offering of special events scheduled for 2014.  This is a terrific opportunity for those looking to reach a wide range of individuals.  We have four convenient tiers, to fit your specific advertising needs.  Become an Elite, Premier, Essential, or Event sponsor with Hampden Recreation! See the links below for more info:

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Read all about the Cumberland County library pick-up and drop off service that is being offered at the Recreation Building:

Hampden Library Services