Parks and Recreation
Project Examples

Read more about successful parks and recreation projects made possible by GMS's funding strategies.

Project:
The Children's Lake in Boiling Springs 

Client:
South Middleton Township 


Funding Source:
PA Fish and Boat Commission

Total Grant Funding Secured:
$2.4 million

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The Children's Lake in Boiling Springs 

The Children’s Lake in Boiling Springs is widely touted as a recreational, aesthetic and economic treasure within Cumberland County and the surrounding region. 

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Project:
Borough of Waynesboro Recreation Projects 

Client:
Borough of Waynesboro 


Funding Sources:
Commonwealth Financing Authority; Department of Conservation and Natural Resources; Franklin County 


Total Grant Funding Secured:
$516, 299

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Borough of Waynesboro Recreation Projects 

In 2014, the Borough of Waynesboro launched an initiative to improve the connectivity of its walking trails network.  

Project:
Scotland Revitalization Project 

Client:
Greene Township

Funding Sources:
Commonwealth Financing Authority; American Rivers; Pennsylvania Department of Transportation; Franklin County  

Total Grant Funding Secured
$683,420

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Scotland Revitalization Project

The residents of Scotland, Greene Township and the surrounding area are now able to more safely enjoy the recreational aspects of the Conococheague Creek and Scotland Pond thanks to the removal of two dams that were previously impounded. 

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Project:
Nicholson Square Park 

Client:
Borough of Chambersburg 

Funding Sources:
Department of Conservation of Natural Resources

Total Grant Funding Secured:

$150,000

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Nicholson Square Park

Nicholson Square, a neighborhood in the northern area of Chambersburg in Franklin County, is now home to a new, ADA-accessible community park. 

Project:
South Middleton Township Parks and Recreation

Client:
South Middleton Township

Funding Sources:
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation of Natural Resources; Cumberland County 

Total Grant Funding Secured:
$437,494

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South Middleton Township Parks and Recreation

With ten parks dispersed throughout South Middleton Township, Cumberland County, the community is very focused on recreational opportunities. Since 2012, the Township has acquired or improved over 200 acres of public parkland, trails, and recreational areas.