Oct. 11, 2023

HARRISBURG – Rep. Jonathan Fritz (R-Susquehanna/Wayne) today is announcing that Wayne County will be receiving more than $300,000 in grants for recreation and conservation projects in the 111th Legislative District.

“I was grateful to learn our communities will receive these dollars to construct critical improvements to recreational areas in our district,” said Fritz. “By improving access to our parks and performing necessary updates and upgrades, individuals and families will be able to have a safer and better user experience.”

Damascus Township will receive $250,000 to rehabilitate and further develop Damascus Township Park by renovating the baseball field, constructing pedestrian walkways, installing fencing, improving ADA accessibility and other related site improvements.

Waymart Borough will receive $90,000 to rehabilitate Wayside Park by constructing pedestrian walkways and a parking area, installing play equipment with required safety surfacing and lighting, improving ADA accessibility and other related site improvements.

More than 225 projects statewide, aiming to create new recreational opportunities, conserve natural resources and help revitalize local communities, will be receiving grant dollars from the Department of Conservation and Natural Resource’s Bureau of Recreation and Conservation and Community Conservation Partnerships Program (C2P2). The total grant dollars awarded to the projects is $52.5 million.

Representative Jonathan Fritz
111th Legislative District
Pennsylvania House of Representatives

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