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Centre Region Parks & Recreation Authority
2643 Gateway Drive #1
State College, PA 16801

(814) 231-3071    Fax 814.235.7832
Office Hours: 8 AM - 5 PM, M-F.
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Staff Directory
1 Dec 2015

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2643 Gateway Drive #1 (Ferguson Twp.)
State College, PA 16801
Phone (814) 231-3071  Fax 814.235.7832

...for picnic pavilion reservations, program and league registrations,
garden plot rentals, aquatics, sportfield reservations,
and to suggest new programs and events.

Carolyn M. Prebble
Staff Assistant
Lourdes (Lu) Z. Skidgel
Staff Assistant (p/t)
Jada L. Light
Office Manager
Jeff R. Hall
Sports Supervisor 
Todd A. Roth, CPRP, AFO, PPA
Aquatics Supervisor
Beth C. Lee
Recreation Supervisor
Niki L. Tourscher, CPRP, CPSI
Program Manager
Ronald J. Woodhead, CPRP, CPSI
Director of Parks & Recreation
2929 Stewart Drive #303 (College Twp.)
State College, PA 16801
Phone (814) 234-1657     Fax 814.234.3257 request park maintenance & repairs or to report
a hazardous condition in a park or playground.
David A. Barnett
Staff Assistant - Park Operations

Parks Maintenance Staff (fulltime, year-round)
Tiffany L. Barto, PCH, Parks Caretaker II
Clinton A. Rupeka, PPA, Parks Caretaker II
Andrew F. Foor, Parks Caretaker II
Gary L. Sprankle, Parks Caretaker I
Michael J. Huey, Parks Caretaker I / Mechanic
David J. Hartzell, Parks Caretaker I

Ted G. Weaver
Ass't. Parks Manager
James R. Carpenter, CPSI
Parks Manager
548 Puddintown Road (College Twp.)
State College, PA 16801
Phone (814) 235-7819     Fax 814.272.1608 reserve nature center facilities and to recommend
programs for the nature center.
Melissa M. Freed
Nature Center Supervisor
Mandy L. Maguffey
Program Coordinator
The Nittany Mall #814, 2901 E. College Ave.
State College, PA 16801
Phone (814) 231-3076
...for meal and van transport requests,
to register for a Senior Center program or event.
Cindy M. Stahlman
Senior Center Supervisor
Kim J. Hacker
Staff Assistant

CPRP: Certified Parks & Recreation Professional
CPSI: Certified Playground Safety Inspector
AFO: Aquatic Facilities Operator
The three certifications above are administered by the National Recreation & Park Assn.
PCH: Pennsylvania Certified Horticulturist
administered by the PA. Landscape & Nursery Assn.
PPA: PA Pesticide Applicator License Holder
administered by the PA Dept.of Agriculture

These sites have seasonal hours of operation.

  • Welch Comm. Swimming Pool    (814) 237-3964
  • Park Forest Comm. Swimming Pool   (814) 238-4515
  • Hess Softball Field Complex   (814) 466-7551
  • Oak Hall Regional Park (814) 808-6266

Centre Region Parks & Recreation Authority
2643 Gateway Drive #1, State College, PA 16801
(814) 231-3071    Fax 814.235.7832

The CRPR Authority is a publicly-funded, municipal agency serving 5 municipalities. The Authority also maintains 501c3 status.
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The Centre Region Parks & Recreation Authority
2643 Gateway Drive #1 , State College, PA. USA 16801   (814)231-3071   Fax 814.235.7832