Borough of Columbia,  Lancaster County PA

308 Locust Street
Columbia, PA 17512
Phone: 717.684.2467

Parks & Recreation
Columbia Borough is the home to several beautiful parks for our residents and visitors to enjoy:

Rotary Park - 151 Commerce Way - Rotary Park offers a playground, basketball court and informal baseball field.  The park offers beautiful views of the Veterans Memorial Bridge and Susquehanna River.  Commerce Way connects to the Northwest Lancaster County River Trail.

Makle Park - 550 Avenue N- Makle Park offers two basketball courts, playground and picnic pavilion. The pavilion is available to rent. 

Columbia Crossing River Park - 41 Walnut Street - The Columbia Crossing River Trails Center is managed by Susquehanna Heritage for the Borough of Columbia as a gateway visitor education center and trailhead for land and water trails in the Susquehanna Riverlands. Located in Columbia River Park on the eastern shore of the Susquehanna in the historic river town of Columbia, visitors will find maps, guides, and brochures related to river recreation, trails and nearby historic sites and family attractions, along with exhibits and rest rooms. Bike or hike the 14-mile Northwest Lancaster County River Trail, which begins at the Columbia Crossing trailhead. Columbia River Park provides the opportunity to launch your boat or paddlecraft and explore the river. The park includes powerboat and paddlecraft launches, picnic areas, historical markers, and land and water trail access. An outfitter is on-site in the park seasonally, offering canoe, kayak, and bike rentals, including shuttle service. Columbia Crossing’s educational offerings focus on the river’s historic, scenic, and recreational stories and experiences for residents and visitors, especially bringing river heritage to life for young people. Rotating exhibits featuring local and river history, art and the environment highlight the richness of the local culture through the centuries.

Janson Park
- Cherry Street- Janson Park is owned and operated by the Janson Foundation. The park offers outdoor recreation with baseball/softball field, basketball courts, playground and nature preservation. A public space open to the general public.

Glatfelter Memorial Park- 1249 Lancaster Avenue-  Glatfelter Memorial Park is owned and operated by the Glatfelter foundation.
 
Locust Street Park is owned and operated by the Old Columbia Public Grounds Foundation and the Gazebo is owned by the Columbia Lion's Club. Individuals/groups who wish to reserve the park and/or gazebo can do so through approval by the Foundation (need at least two weeks advance notice). The Foundation provides a form for completion which requires proof of liability insurance. Requests may be sent to: jtjcmeshey@aol.com or by calling 717.684.0749 or 717.201.8069.