Borough Offices: 308 Locust Street,
Columbia, PA 17512
Phone: 717-684-2467
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Parks and Recreation

Resolution 12-20 – Adopting a Tobacco-Free Public Park and Playground Policy


The Parks and Recreation Board is responsible for planning new parks, renovating existing parks, and planning activities for the children in the Borough. The Board meets the 1st Tuesday of every month in Borough Council Chambers.

Members of the Parks and Rec Boards are:

VACANT – Chair

Sarah Smith – Vice Chair

Bill Kloidt – Treasurer

Barry Ford – Secretary

Jim Smith – Member

Sandra Duncan – Member


To reserve a pavilion in Makle or River Park, please fill out our facilities use request   – Facilities Use Master 2013



Makle Park- 550 AVE. N

Makle Park renovations were completed in 2007 with a $ 109,000 PA State Grant received in 2004. New Playground equipment as well as basketball courts were added.




River Park- 41 WALNUT ST.

river park building front viewThe Borough received grants from Lancaster County, DEP and DCNR and Fish and Boat for upgrading this    widely used park. The Park is now open for enjoyment by all. Get the river park site plan.




Rotary Park 151 COMMERCE ST.  Installation of new playground equipment and basketball court. Funded in parts by Columbia Rotary, Highmark and DCNR.


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