The plans for the park upgrade were formally accepted by DCNR (Department of Conservation and Natural Resources) as they needed to approve everything since they provided us with a $67,500 matching grant. The borough is now accepting bids through February 11th for the construction of the park and bids should awarded early spring for a… Read More Request for Bids-Heberlig Palmer Park Renovation
We are happy to announce that Carlisle Borough has hired Frederick, Seibert & Associates (FSA) to design construction plans for the Heberlig Palmer Park upgrade. They will then oversee the construction as contractors implement the different projects within the park. This project is funded through funds raised from individual, business and grant donations including grants from the Department of Conservation… Read More Frederick, Seibert & Associates, Inc. hired to design Heberlig Palmer Park Construction Plans
Hooray! A year and a half after we started this project and 6 months after we applied for the DCNR grant, we finally have our funding totaling $157,000! We have always made our park revitalization plan flexible so we could still install most elements even if the funding was less than we anticipated. It’s wonderful… Read More Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Awards Heberlig Palmer Park $78,500 Matching Grant
What: West Side Neighbors Meetings-Heberlig Palmer Park Project When: 3rd Monday of every month at 6:30pm Where: 252 A St (Quaker Church) Upcoming Meeting Dates: Nov. 18th, Dec. 16th, Jan. 20th, Feb. 17th, Mar. 17th, Apr. 21st Last Thursday a few representatives from the West Side Neighbors came to the Parks and Recreation Board meeting to support the park project. We… Read More Heberlig Palmer Park Upgrade (halfway) Approved
Carlisle Parks and Recreation has been working to build more bike paths in parks across town and have unveiled a great bike map that connects these sites using borough streets. It also showcases all of the parks in town and what amenities each has. Additional Resources: Sharrow Information Flyer.pdf Downtown Carlisle Bicycling Safety.pdf
What: Heberlig Palmer Tot Lot Design and Renovation Meeting Where: Heberlig Palmer Tot Lot (between Pitt St, Lincoln St., West St, & A St) When: Monday August 5th 6:30 PM Who: Everyone, Anyone Back in May, the neighborhood and interested community partners, got together to have a lively discussion about how we can improve Heberlig Palmer Tot Lot.… Read More Heberlig Palmer Tot Lot Draft Design and Renovation Meeting
First, let’s start by thanking the 30 neighbors who showed up to discuss ideas about the Tot Lot. It was such a great group of people with diverse thoughts on what the Tot Lot could become. There were a few neighbors whose homes border the park and their perspectives were extremely important to the conversation.… Read More Heberlig-Palmer Tot Lot Meeting Recap
Heberlig Palmer Tot Lot Food Forest & Park Upgrade Meeting When: Tuesday May 28th 6:30pm Where: Heberlig Palmer Tot Lot (between Pitt St, Lincoln St., West St, & A St) Who: Everyone, Anyone! contact: firstname.lastname@example.org UPDATE: It looks like the Landscape Designer will be able to attend the Heberlig Palmer Food Forest/Park Upgrade Meeting. It’s… Read More Heberlig Palmer Food Forest & Park Upgrade Meeting-Tuesday May 28th 6:30pm (in the Park!)
Carlisle Parks and Rec have released their Spring/Summer brochure of programs. Lots of great stuff to choose from including info on sports programs, bus trips, park/pavilion rentals, community pool passes, swimming lessons, free trees & summer camp options. Download full PDF here or browse below by clicking on an image to open viewer.
Carlisle Parks and Rec provide a Summer Parks and Summer Day Camp program. Most of these do require a fee but the Memorial Park Summer Program is free to children and it includes a free lunch. This is a wonderful option for working parents who otherwise my not be able to afford a summer camp… Read More Free Summer Parks Program for Kids
Carlisle Parks and Rec offer a free tree program to borough residents. If you own your home, you can get up to 2 free trees in front of your home. If you rent, you just need your landlord to submit the application. They will coordinate with a nursery to get the tree and will have… Read More Free Trees!! Seriously, they are 100% FREE.
Did you know Carlisle Parks and Recreation has a program where kids can send letters to Santa and they will get a letter back? And it’s FREE! Letters to Santa Mail your letters to Santa by Friday, December 7. Please include your return address for Santa to reply. Send to: Santa Claus Carlisle Parks and… Read More Letters to Santa (send by Dec. 7th!)
Carlisle Parks and Recreation has a great program that allows borough residents to have up to 2 trees planted along the street in front of their house. This is totally FREE! It helps to increase properly value as well as beautifying Carlisle. Also, on September 22nd, there will be a free Tree Pruning and Planting… Read More Free Trees and Tree Pruning Workshop
Reposted from the East side neighbors blog The Carlisle Shade Tree Commission and the Carlisle Parks and Recreation Department are making a concerted effort to have tree-lined streets in Carlisle and to reap the aesthetic and environmental benefits from shade trees. Complete the application here by September 11, 2011, if you would like the Borough to plant up to two trees… Read More Free Street Trees!! Deadline Sept. 11th