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Summer Playground Leaders:

Part-time, seasonal Summer Playground Leaders needed. GEARS Summer Playground program is on Monday-Friday, from June 13 to August 5, 9 am – 12 noon. Leaders will be scheduled 8:30 am-12:30 pm to properly set up, tear down and sanitize equipment/surfaces. Individuals must have a desire to work with children, demonstrate responsibility and be able to work in a team setting.  Applicants must pass criminal background checks, and be at least 17 years of age. Applicants also need to be CPR/First Aid certified or willing to obtain certification before the program start date through GEARS. Additional hours available for other programs as well.  Please return applications to or call Lee Eckert at 717-367-0355.  Applications can be obtained at


2022 Marietta Summer Playground

Under the direction of GEARS, the Borough of Marietta will again offer a 2022 Youth Summer Playground Program. Energetic and enthusiastic playground leaders will guide participants in active games, board games, sports, tournaments, arts & crafts and much more! Schedule of weekly activities will be posted. Come check out this exciting program designed to give your children something to do this Summer!

Who:               Children ages 6-14

What:              Eight weeks of organized FUN!

When:             Mon-Fri, June 13-August 5 (No July 4)

Time:               9 am-12 noon

Where:            War Memorial Park (East Walnut Street)

Fee:                FREE for residents of Marietta Borough

$90 for Non-Residents, + $50 Per additional sibling (Max fee of $140 per family)

Note To Parents: The Summer Playground Program is designed to provide “drop-in” activities for children and is not a substitute for childcare. Attendance is not mandatory or enforced. Be sure to inform your child of your expectations regarding attendance. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

To register:  PRINT REGISTRATION FORM:  2022 Summer Recreation Registration


  • Phone-in (717-426-4143)
  • Fax-in (717-426-1427)
  • Mail-in (Borough Office, 111 East Market Street, Marietta 17547)
    • Phone-in (717-426-4143)
    • Fax-in (717-426-1427)
    • Mail-in (Borough Office, 111 East Market Street, Marietta 17547)