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Continuing the Legacy of Lititz Recreation Center

78 years of community recreation facilities and programs is the culmination of the vision of local Lititz businessman, Ralph M. Spacht.  In anticipation of the homecoming of service men and women after World War II, Mr. Spacht envisioned a gathering place for young people to dance, play games, and spend their free time.  He donated a warehouse in the center of town for this purpose and could not have predicted that the Lititz community would embrace the Lititz Recreation Center and continue to grow and invest in community recreation for the Warwick region.

Community members have an opportunity to be part of the ongoing growth and reinvestment in a thriving Lititz recCenter into the future.  The Lititz recCenter Legacy League is a group of donors who choose to support the endowment program at Lititz recCenter.

Ralph M. Spacht Founders Fund

This fund was established in conjunction with Mennonite Foundation, and is now invested and managed by Everence.  Donor to this fund contribute through cash donations, gifts through wills, IRA contributions, gift annuities, and gifts from family trusts.  Many options exist to contribute a legacy gift, and the financial planning expertise of Everence is available to donors who wish to explore gifts of many types.

Contact Everence to explore planned gift options for Lititz recCenter.


We are saddened by the loss of Bill Spacht, who had tremendous pride for our community and for his family legacy of the Lititz Recreation Center, founded nearly 80 years ago.  Bill and his family have thoughtfully designated memorial gifts to the Ralph M. Spacht Founders Fund, an endowment for Lititz recCenter.  Gifts can be delivered or mailed to Lititz recCenter, 301 W Maple St., Lititz PA  17543, or can be made with a credit card HERE.  Thank you for your contribution in memory of Bill.


Lititz recCenter Endowment Fund 

Invested and managed by Lancaster County Community Foundation. Donors who wish to make a contribution or bequest to this endowment fund have the benefit of working with both Lititz recCenter staff and Foundation staff to plan and donate.  Many gift types are accepted. Learn more about this endowment option HERE.


Join our Legacy League!  

It would be our pleasure to explore giving options with you for gifts that will be invested to benefit the future of a community-based Lititz recCenter! or call 717.626.5096 ext 226.

Lititz recCenter is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization, registered as Lititz Community Center DBA Lititz recCenter.