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Local Parks in Latrobe,
Unity Township
 Westmoreland County PA

Legion Keener Park

Directions

From Route 30, take Route 981 North into downtown Latrobe. At the traffic light near the Post Office, turn Right. Proceed past the high rises on your right and turn Right into Legion Keener Park.

Description

This 52 acre community park is located along Memorial Drive in downtown Latrobe, PA. A beautifully landscaped and impressively equipped park, Legion Keener offers four pavilions, a childrens playground, barbeque pits, a swimming pool, stadium, and a fitness trail for walking, jogging, and bicycling. Pavilions can be reserved for a fee, with the largest having a 250 person capacity.

The playground at Legion Keener Park is remarkable in its design. The first impression is one of a combination wooden castle and play palace. There are slides, swings, mazes, and towers for the kids to climb. It is well-designed to capture the imagination of children.
 
The paved track, which meanders throughout the park and circles back upon itself, is equipped as a fitness trail. Stops along the track recommend stretches, sit-ups, jumping jacks, pushups, etc., and there are balance beams and other fixed pieces of exercise gear along the way.

There are also softball fields, tennis courts, soccer fields, and the Rogers-McFeely Memorial Swimming Pool. Legion Keener Park is maintained by Latrobe Parks and Recreation. Park hours are from 9:00 am to dusk.

Throughout the Latrobe area, Latrobe Parks and Recreation offers a number of fine facilities and programs for residents. Facilities include the Rogers-McFeely Memorial Swimming Pool, 5 Softball Fields, 1 Baseball Field, 3 Mile Exercise Path, Creek side Nature Trail and Park, 6 Playgrounds, 4 Regulation Soccer Fields, 9 Basketball Courts, Deck/Roller Hockey Complex & Pro-Shop, Band Shell, 4 Pavilions, Legion Keener Tennis Courts, Legion Keener Volleyball Complex, including 2 sand courts and 2 grass courts.

Latrobe Parks & Recreation programs include a variety of fun Races, adult health & fitness programs such as Tai Chi, Weight Training, and Yoga, indoor Target Archery, Aquatics and Swimming Lessons, Basketball, Deck & Roller Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball, and much more. There are even science and nature programs, such as Adventures in Primitive Living and a PA Boating & Water Safety Awareness Course.

For more information on this tremendous community resource, please contact Latrobe Parks & Recreation at 724-537-4331. Office Hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Thursdays 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Mail and email address:

P.O. Box 307
901 Jefferson Street
Latrobe, PA 15650
email: jeannelpr@msn.com

Or visit Latrobe-Unity Parks & Recreation website.

 

Westmoreland County offers ideal outdoor park settings in the heart of the Laurel Highlands

 

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