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Special Events & Programs

Lititz recCenter and recROC host a variety of community events throughout the year to motivate Members with a competitive spirit and engage community members from in and around our region.

Proceeds from events, races, and competitions benefit Lititz recCenter and recROC programs.  Sponsorship opportunities exist at many levels, and contributions toward events are greatly appreciated!


Annual Golf Tournament Iron Valley Golf Club, Lebanon | 

Create your foursome!  Spend the day with one of your favorite organizations out on the green and enjoy a meal to benefit youth programs at Lititz recCenter.
Interested golfers and sponsors contact or ext. 231.  Learn more – Click Here!



Annual Triathlon  | Lititz recCenter | Sunday, August 6, 2023

A true triathlon challenge for participants and teams, ages 12+.  Swim, bike, run – all finishers are winners!  Sponsorship opportunities – contact

Click here for more information


Annual Pretzel Twist 5K & Kids Mile Marathon | Lititz recCenter |  September 16, 2023

Open to all ages 14+ and all abilities.  Kids run convenes at the event also.  Moderate course through Lititz neighborhoods and countryside.  Learn more – Click HERE!

Pretzel Twist 5K is a recCenters of Lancaster County Triple Crown event!!  This new 5K series kicks off with Ephrata recCenter’s Memorial Day 5K, then Hempfield recCenter’s Amos Herr Honey Run in August, rounding out with the Pretzel Twist at Lititz recCenter in September. One registration for all three events – CLICK to get Triple Crown details! 


Annual Youth Triathlon | Lititz recCenter |  Friday, October 13, 2023

Be a triathlete for a day, “tri” a triathlon!  For ages 5-12, this annual event offers modified swim, bike, run events by age group to give kids a taste of a true challenge!  Lots of first-timers, lots of repeats moving up to new age brackets.  A fun family event!  Sponsorship options – contact



Boulder Bash | recROC on the Rock Lititz Campus  |  September 23, 2023

An indoor bouldering competition hosted at our unique Lititz recROC on the Rock Lititz campus.  Learn more or REGISTER HERE!

Bus Trips 

Watch for seasonal bus trips to fun day-trip destinations – depart and return to your car at Lititz recCenter.

Penn State Football – Beaver Stadium, Sat October 14. PSU vs UMass 3:30pm Game. Depart Lititz recCenter 10am/ Return to Lititz 9:30pm!

$95 per person bus plus ticket Register today! 




NYC Holiday Bus Trip Sat Dec 9.  Do as you please explore the Big Apple. 6:30am depart Lititz recCenter, Depart NYC 10pm!

$75 per person Register today! 


Family Fun Seasonal Events

Scarecrow MakingOctober 21

All Ages Welcome! 9-11am

Bring your family and some old clothing and accessories for our first annual Scarecrow Making Day! LrC will provide the hay and the clean up. Voting and prizes for the craftiest scarecrows! Register Today!

$25 Member Family     $40NonMember Family

Jolly Jamboree Holiday Party – December 16 

All Ages Welcome! 6-9pm

Come celebrate the Holiday Season at the LrC. Join friends, family, and rec Center Staff for this Jolly Jamboree including Holiday themed crafts, games and fun! Santa will make a special trip down from the North Pole just for this fun night! Register Today!

$25 Member Family     $40 NonMember Family

Splash Pool Egg Hunt – TBD

Looking to host your own special event, competition, or party at Lititz recCenter?  Explore options here or contact our Facility Rental staff to request a reservation!