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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 | June 1, 2022

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 7, 2022

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 17, 2022

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 7, 2022

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 10, 2022 

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

Bus Trips 

New York City – Christmas in the Big Apple!

 Saturday, December 10

One of our annual favorite trips is BACK – A day of site-seeing, shopping, dining, shows and holiday fun as you please!

Elite Coach will pick-up at the Lititz rec at 6:30am and depart NYC at 7pm. The cost is $75 per person..  There are only 55 seats available and registration is now open! Family and Friends are welcome, passengers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Discounts are not available for this trip. If you have any questions please reach out to your trip host Craig at

CLICK to REGISTER NOW or call 717.626.5096

Family Fun Seasonal Events


Pumpkin Carving   Saturday, Oct 15  10-11:30am

Create your illuminated masterpiece and leave the mess to us!  A variety of pumpkins and tools provided.

$ 10 per individual  $25 per family

Call to register – 717.626.5096


Gingerbread House Building   Tues Dec 13 6-7:30 pm

Bring your holiday cheer and decorating spirit to create your own gingerbread design.  Our merry elves will have all of the supplies ready!

$10 per individual   $25 per family

Call to register – 717.626.5096

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!