Play Time!

Take Your Kids to Some of the Best Playgrounds Around!

The newly renovated Culliton Park in Lancaster City. Photo by Michelle Johnsen Photography

The Tree House of Lititz
300 W. Orange St., Lititz, PA 17543
This new beautiful, custom-made playground in Lititz is truly community designed, community funded and community built! Tree House of Lititz Foundation partnered with Play by Design to build a place where children of all abilities feel included, valued, heard, and are able to play safely. A short walk from Lititz Springs Park and across the street from Warwick High School, the playground is open from dawn until dusk every day of the year.

Daniel’s Den
530 Central Manor Rd., Lancaster
Part of the Manor Church Community Park. Includes a half-mile walking trail, sports fields and the fully accessible playground.

Amos Herr Dream Park and Playground
1700 Nissley Rd., Landisville
Built by the East Hempfield Township community with input from local children, parents and inspiration from Amos Herr. Includes accessible pathways and playground components, covered pavilions for picnics, a water feature, zip line and more. Public bathroom.

Destination Playground at Overlook Community Campus
2240 Basset Dr., Lancaster
Four-acre site includes children’s playground equipment, climbing nets and boulder outcroppings, swings and spring toy rides for the youngsters, bocce ball, horseshoe pits, restrooms, a pavilion available for rental and “NEOS interactive gaming system.” Also features picnic groves and benches amidst beautiful landscape.

Jaycee Park Playgrounds
1500 Esbenshade Dr., #1598, Lancaster
Part of a 2.4-acre park located at 1026 Edgemoor Ct. on the edge of the Grandview Heights neighborhood. Features a slide, two spring toys, a backhoe digger and talk tubes. Includes a basketball court, picnic tables, grills and an open grass area, as well as shaded picnic areas.

Culliton Park
200-238 S. Water St., Lancaster
Having recently undergone a major renovation, the park features new murals and a unique iron fence, thanks to a collaboration with Lancaster Public Art! Renovated amenities include new playgrounds for toddlers and older children, a splash pool, large grass area, rain garden, basketball courts and a pavilion.

Stoner Park Playground
1280 Winchester Dr., Lancaster
Part of 37.7-acre park that also includes two soccer fields, one basketball court, one sand volleyball court, restroom facilities and a walkway/bikeway path that goes around the perimeter of the park with eight separate exercise stations.

Playground at Lititz Springs Park 
24 N. Broad St., Lititz
Playground is set back in the park, far from Broad Street. The park is private, owned by the Lititz Moravian Congregation and maintained by the Churches of Lititz, for public use.

Kids’ Joy Land
On Manheim Street (Route 772), between North Market and North Barbara streets, at Mount Joy Borough Park. 
Newer playground built by the community with a large wooden structures area that is full of climbing options, swings and slides. Park benches in the shade.

Playground at Northwest Corridor Linear Park
James Street (between Mulberry Street and Water Street), Lancaster
A short paved pathway that winds its way among the city streets just northeast of the city square. Playground is at the northern end by James Street.

Playground at Musser Park
135 N. Lime St., Lancaster
Fenced-in playground is on Shippen Street side.

Greider Park
306 Dickinson Ave., Lancaster
Park includes three playground areas, a pavilion, restrooms, swings, fields, basketball courts, sand volleyball courts, picnic tables, and a walking path.

Long’s Park Playground
1441 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster
New playground constructed in 2019. Features activities for a variety of ages! Gated and accessible.

Loyd H. Roland Park
Lion Lane, Akron
Castle fort structure with bridges, tubes and lots of slides. Two sets of swings, including a tire swing and baby swings Also a rubber bridge, pirate ship and monkey bars. Indoor bathrooms nearby.