There are presently nine Recreation Associations which own their own playgrounds in the City. Council appropriates funds for their use annually.
[1942 Code C. 20 § 1; Ord. 16-2016, 17, passed 4-24-2017]
Playgrounds are open to the public from dawn to dusk unless otherwise posted.
Children five years of age and under must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Glass containers are prohibited.
Alcoholic beverages are prohibited. Employees and/or authorized representatives of the City of Lebanon and City of Lebanon Police Department reserve the right to inspect coolers, ice chests, or any other containers for alcoholic beverages and/or glass containers.
Bare feet are prohibited.
Pets are prohibited.
Trash, garbage, and all other litter shall be placed in containers provided for this purpose, and shall be limited to materials accumulated during use of the facility.
No person is permitted to carry any kind of lighted pipe, cigar, cigarette, including electronic cigarettes or similar devices.
The removal, molesting, harassing, disturbing, injuring, or damaging of anything natural or physical, or defacing or destroying public property is prohibited.
Boisterous, immoral or indecent conduct is prohibited.
No person shall sell or offer for sale any merchandise, article, or any item whatsoever in any City playground. This regulation shall not apply to authorized concessionaires who have obtained the applicable licenses and/or permits.
Any person who violates any playground rule or disregards lawful instructions or warnings given by an authorized representative of the City of Lebanon or the Lebanon Police Department may be directed to leave the playground. This section does not preclude prosecution or other legal action under the applicable laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or City of Lebanon.
Any person refusing to leave the playground after receiving an order for lawful cause to leave from an authorized person, or a person who received a notice by certified or registered mail or a personal service banning such person from entering or using any playground for a period to be determined by the City of Lebanon and has not filed a notice of appeal regarding such order and further ignores such notice and returns, shall be in violation of this article.
The use of inflatable bounce houses, trampolines, and similar equipment is prohibited unless a hold harmless agreement and certificate of liability insurance in a minimum amount of $500,000 naming the City of Lebanon as an additional insured is submitted to the City of Lebanon Department of Administration no less than seven days prior to the event.
[1942 Code C. 20 § 2-4; Ord. 85-1978, 79 § 2, passed 6-25-1979; Ord. 38-2002, 03 § 1, passed 12-16-2002]
Operation. Council shall operate the Gingrich Memorial Swimming Pool as trustee, and it may employ an operator and necessary life guards and caretakers, fix salaries for such employees, during the operation of the pool, and fix a reasonable charge for the use of lockers, towels, bathing suits and other services rendered to users of the swimming pool. The money received for this service shall be placed in the hands of the City Treasurer at least once every week or as often as directed by the trustee, by the operator of the pool, such operator making return to the Director of Accounts and Finance under oath or affirmation of the money received by him at least once a month.
Appropriations. Council shall make appropriations from the general City funds in such amounts as may be necessary for the proper operation and maintenance of the swimming pool.
Admission fees. The following admission fees are hereby established for Gingrich Memorial Pool:
Preschool (under age 6): $2.
Student (ages 6-17): $3.
Adult (age 18 and over): $5.
Special group rate: two per person
Playground rate: $2/person.