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 March 2014

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The Winter & Spring Active Guide is available with awesome programs and events.   
You can register without leaving your home or office.  Visit www.crpr.org to see what we have in store.


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Thank you for your continued support. We look forward to seeing you at future CRPR programs and facilities soon!   


Centre Region Parks & Recreation
Class Cancellations:  In the event of inclement weather that may cause instructors to cancel classes, participants are asked to call the CRPR Offices before 5 PM, Mon-Fri at 231-3071. After 5 PM and on weekends, please check the CRPR Message Boardat www.crpr.org. We update the Message Board daily in case of weather concerns and class cancellations. It's the best way to stay up to date!






CRPR is Hiring!


Summer is a busy time of year for CRPR.  We are looking for motivated, enthusiastic, hard working individuals who want to make smiles happen! Applications can be downloaded at our website. Positions are open until filled. For more information, CLICK HERE.
CRPR is hiring for the following summer seasonal positions:  
  Swim Instructors
  Swim Lesson Aides
  Pool Front Desk Attendant
  Pool Managers
  Nature Center Program Leaders
  Nature Center Summer Interns
  Canoe/Kayak Camp Instructor
  Youth Fly Fishing Camp Instructor
  Parks Maintenance
  Summer Day Camp Leaders
  Summer Day Camp Craft Leader
  Adult & Youth Tennis Instructors
CRPR, Your Recreation Destination for 
Memorable Summer Employment! 
Millbrook Marsh Nature Center Wants to Help YOU Plant A Garden!  

Organic Gardening is an important option to consider when planting and tending your gardens at home. Sometimes it can be overwhelming to figure out where to start and what is most important in organic gardening. Why not let a seasoned gardener help with that? Attend the Organic Gardening Workshop at Millbrook Marsh Nature Center with Dr. Gene Bazan and learn the important details of organic gardening and where to get started on your own plot. Gene has many years of experience and grows a large portion of his family's food in his home garden. Attendance at the workshop includes an invitation to come and see Gene's garden also! Sign up today!


Wednesday, March 19   Program # 31055
Wednesday, April 16     Program # 31056 
Time: 6:30-8:30 PM
Ages: 18 & older
Fee: $10R/$15N
Location: Millbrook Marsh Nature Center


 CRPR, Your Recreation Destination to Eating and Living Healthy!

Early Bird Discount for 2014 Resident Season Pool Passes

Early Bird Discount expires in April - get your pool passes today and save! Our offices (and the pool counters) get very busy the closer we get - beat the lines, don't wait, get your passes now!  Only 90 days until the pools open for the summer - think warm thoughts for May 24, opening day!  For more information, CLICK HERE

CRPR, Your Recreation Destination for a Splashing Good Time!
2014 Adult Softball Leagues Forming Now!

CRPR is currently looking for teams and individuals for the following Adult Softball Leagues:

  • Men's 35 & Over
  • Men's 45 & Over
  • Women's Slow Pitch
Team Captain's Meetings:
Men's Softball league will be held Monday, March 10 at the CRPR Offices at 6 PM.  
Men's 35+ and 45+ will be held Sunday, Mar. 16, 2:00 PM at the Pine Grove Mills VFW. 
Women's Slow Pitch league will be held on March 31st at 6:00 PM in the COG Building Forum Room.
If you are interested please email Jeff Hall, Recreation Supervisor at jhall@crcog.net.   For more information on all CRPR Adult Leagues CLICK HERE.
CRPR, Your Recreation Destination for Adult Leagues!
Canoe Camp
Summer of 2014  
What is Your Child Going to be Doing? 


Summer is right around the corner.  Make sure your child is signed up for one of Centre Region Parks & Recreation's Awesome Summer Day Camps.  There is something for everyone from age 3 through High School! Registration is going on now.  Give your child the chance to make incredible summer memories!  For detailed information on all CRPR Summer Day Camps CLICK HERE.
 CRPR, Your Recreation Destination for the Coolest Summer...Ever!


 Get Stretching with Gentle Yoga 
at the Centre Region Senior Center
Gentle Yoga is a a class designed to bring relaxation to the mind and body as well as comforting and stretches for muscles and joints. Great for all fitness levels!  Feel a difference by the time Spring arrives.  For more information and to register, CLICK HERE!
CRPR, Your Recreation Destination for Staying Strong!


 "My Veteran / My Hero
Tribute Tree Campaign
The Centre Region Parks and Recreation Authority has announced a tree planting campaign aimed at honoring our Nation's Veterans while assisting to further improve the new Regional Parks. The  
MyVeteran/MyHero Tribute Tree Campaign will initially be focused at the new Oak Hall Regional Park, a new and majestic 68-acre park located in the shadow of Mount Nittany near Boalsburg PA,  
scheduled to fully open in spring 2015.  For more information, or to order a tree, please CLICK HERE. 
CRPR, Your Recreation Destination for Outdoor Adventures!
Pavilion #1
Holmes Foster Park
Blue Spring Park
Circleville Park (Photo Credit: Tiffany Barto)
Reserve Your Park Pavilion Today!
Despite what the groundhog might have predicted, Spring is on its way. With that comes warmer temperatures and more reason to get outside!  CRPR manages over 50 park pavilions - a fantastic venue for your next birthday party, family reunion, work retreat, etc.  Park pavilions are very popular so reserve yours today before it's gone!
For all the information and locations for park pavilions, CLICK HERE! 
CRPR, Your Recreation Destination for Exploring Your Local Parks!
March Programs & Events
Bring on Spring!  The warmer weather will arrive so let CRPR help you make this year the best with a wide variety of awesome programs and events. There are several new choices!  Find it all in the Winter & Spring Active Guide, available now at www.crpr.org and online registration makes it easy and convenient, so register TODAY!
  • Introductory Bird ID Class, Mar. 11 & 18
  • Gadgets for Grown Ups - Which Device Should I Use?, Mar. 7
  • Adam Swartz Puppet Show at COG Buidling, Mar. 8
  • Diabetes Support Group, Mar. 12
  • Gadgets for Grown Ups - IPad Basics, Mar. 14 
  • Adult Fitness Classes, begin week of Mar. 17
  • Youth Swim Lessons, begin Mar. 17
  • Gentle Yoga at the Sr. Center, Mar. 18
  • Adult Indoor Soccer, begins Mar. 18 & Mar. 20
  • Adult Recreational Volleyball, begins Mar. 18 & 20
  • Sr. Center Book Discussion Group, Mar. 19
  • Organic Gardening Workshop, Mar. 19
  • Knee High Naturalists, Mar. 19 & 26
  • Girl's Rhythmic Gymnastics, begins Mar. 20
  • Gadgets for Grown Ups - Nooks & Kindles, Mar. 21
  • Gadgets for Grown Ups - The Wonderful World of Apps, Mar. 28 
  • Authors vs. Directors, Mar. 28
  • Municipal Band Spring Concert, Mar. 30
  • Coed Field Hockey (w/PSU Lady Lions Team) begins Mar. 31
  • Youth Springboard Diving, begins Mar. 31

For information or to register for one of these and many other CRPR programs visit www.crpr.org. CRPR, Your Recreation Destination!