LEBANON: Bicycle park grand opening

Bicycle park grand opening in Lebanon


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AFFORDABLE HOUSING, AS WELL AS RETAIL AND OFFICE SPACE. THERE IS A NEW PLAYGROUND WITH THREE TRACKS FOR CYCLISTS OF ALL AGES AND SKILL LEVELS. CARTER FRIGHT WAS THEREFORE TODAY’S GRAND OPENING. >> THIS IS THE LARGEST BICYCLE PLAYGROUND IN THE REGION. IT IS THE FIRST ONE IN LEBANON COUNTY SO WE ARE PROUD OF THAT. WE BROUGHT SAMBA OUT AND WHEN THEY SAW THIS, THEY WERE LIKE, THAT IS VERY WANT TO GO. >> WE WERE HONORED BY OUR PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CITY AND COMMUNITY HEALTH COUNCIL, IT TAKES A COMMUNITY TO PULL SOMETHING LIKE THIS TOGETHER. >> I’M HOPING THAT IT BRINGS ADDITIONAL PEOPLE THAT MAYBE HAVE NEVER BEEN TO LEBANON CITY, THEY CAN SAY, WE CAN HAVE SOMETHING COOL LIKE THIS IN THE CITY, IN AN URBAN ENVIRONMENT, BECAUSE YOU CAN’T TELL YOU ARE IN THE CITY IN THIS PARK. >> THE OLD SAYING SAYS COMMUNITIES BUILD TRAILS AND TRAILS COMMUNITIES AND I THINK WE ARE GOING TO SEE THAT. THIS IS GOING TO BE A GREAT PLACE FOR KIDS TO GET OUTSIDE AND I THINK WE ARE HEADED TO THE POINT WHERE THAT IS NEEDED MORE NOW THAN EVER. JEREMY: THE NEW PLAYGROUND IS PART OF A GROWING MOVEMENT FOR CYCLING IN LEBANON COUNTY. THE CITY SAYS SIX MILES ARE NEEDED TO FINISH THE LEBANON VALLEY RAIL TRAIL. THAT TRAIL WILL RUN THROUGH LEBANON COUNTY FROM THE CONEWAGO RAIL TRAIL IN LANCASTER COUNTY TO THE SWATARA STATE PARK RAIL

Bicycle park grand opening in Lebanon


There’s a new park with three tracks for cyclists of all ages and talent ranges in Lebanon.The park is a part of a rising motion for bicycling in Lebanon County. Town says six miles should be completed to finish the Lebanon Valley Rail Path. That path will run via Lebanon County from Conewago Rail Path in Lancaster County to the Swatara State Park Rail Path close to the Lebanon-Schuylkill County Line.

There’s a new park with three tracks for cyclists of all ages and talent ranges in Lebanon.

The park is a part of a rising motion for bicycling in Lebanon County.

Town says six miles should be completed to finish the Lebanon Valley Rail Path.

That path will run via Lebanon County from Conewago Rail Path in Lancaster County to the Swatara State Park Rail Path close to the Lebanon-Schuylkill County Line.