In West Hanover Township, the park program is coordinated by the Parks and Recreation Director, who serves on the Township staff full-time and directly assists the Township Manager and Parks and Recreation Board in a variety of areas that may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Maintaining accurate information about park facilities and needs
  • Assess park and recreational safety issues and recommend corrective actions
  • Assist in the design and planning of park facilities and projects
  • Develop programs and activities for the diverse range of park users
  • Develop park and recreation grant applications to Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to upgrade and improve park facilities
  • Assisting in the long-term planning of parks and park projects
  • Oversee full-time and part-time staff and volunteers serving the park and recreations programs