Hampden Park in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania is the largest park in Hampden Township. It is a 32 acre outdoor sporting extravaganza. Catering to both youth and adult sports teams, there is truly something for everybody at Hampden Park. This expansive park consists of six soccer fields, two softball fields, six lighted tennis courts, one lighted basketball court, one roller hockey court, and a playground. With so many sporting fields, it is no wonder why Hampden Park has been visited by so many different teams.

Hampden Park is also home to a 550,000 gallon pool. Ensuring their guests have a wonderful experience, this pool is equipped with 120 foot water slides! There is also a “zero depth entry tot pool”. Popular with all ages, a concession stand is provided for the public. The concession stand and the pools open in late Spring and close in early Fall.


Things to do

Carlisle Sports Emporium

Carlisle Sports Emporium is a wonderful experience for your team! Lazer Frenzy is an inside “lazer maze” where participants are flanked on all sides by laser beams. Steampunk Theme Laser Frenzy features eight LED touch sensors. In this game, participants are required to move through, under and over the different laser beams. If that does not sound challenging enough, you are invited to try “Team Spy Mission”. Two players work in tandem to navigate across the laser beam filled room. Once they have completed this journey, players must make a trip back, with all the same obstacles. Players must touch the laser panels at the same time. The exciting beam breaker game is where participants are required to break the laser beams while touching light panels and prompting another bunch of laser beams to appear. These exhilarating games include “Beam Dodger.”

However, if you need to summon some courage before playing these laser activities, start with go-karts. The Go-Kart Outdoor Grand Prix Track offers a quarter of a mile concrete track, complete with a bridge. Under the bridge, four pit lanes are there to give guests the full racing experience. If you or your team are still not in the mood for competitive racing, maybe the “New F22 Grand Prix Go-Karts” will help. These recently crafted go-karts include head lights, break lights, and under-glow lights. To add to the playful nature of the go-karts, they are also available in bright colors! The indoor FasTrack has been widely thought to be the most exhilarating go-kart track of its kind in Central Pennsylvania. Accommodating for the entire family, the indoor rookie go-karts were crafted for younger riders! Carlisle Sports Emporium allows four rookie go-karts on the track at once.

Would your team like to relax after the thrilling ride with go-karts? Try the mini-golf. The mini golf at Carlisle Sports Emporium consists of the two most challenging courses in Central Pennsylvania. To add to the fun, the two courses are either castle or western themed! The serene surroundings of the mini-golf course include ponds, fountains, and a waterfall. Other decorations include a general store, a waterwheel, and a liberty bell. The mini golf at Carlisle Sports Emporium has been awarded, “Simply the Best 2017” by Harrisburg Magazine. With all the activities offered by Carlisle Sports Emporium, this is a memorable event for your team! 29 S. Middlesex Road Carlisle, PA 17015


Sky Zone

Sky Zone is an attraction which is sure to entertain you and your team for hours! Once you finish up at Hampden Park, give this high flying activity a try. The Freestyle Jump is an activity featuring huge, expansive trampoline courts. Is jumping on a trampoline a little tame of an activity for you? Increase your activity with Ultimate Dodgeball. This game combines the intense activity of dodgeball, with the bouncy nature of a trampoline. Players of Ultimate Dodgeball will attempt to hurl the dodgeball at their opponents, while bouncing from trampoline to trampoline! Sky Zone also hosts the yearly Ultimate Dodgeball Championships.

Would you or your team like to play another sports game on the trampoline? Try Skyslam, a basketball game where the hoops can be adjusted for shorter or taller players. Looking to exert your energy with a softer landing? The Foam Zone is a wonderful activity, in which people soar or flip off a trampoline into a giant pit of foam squares! Besides so many amusing games, Sky Zone also provides guest with various programs. Sky Zone is home to spirited night-time events as well. With the atmosphere seemingly transformed at night, Sky Zone becomes even more insane! Lasers, music, and black-lights fill the venue. During this time, flips are limited to the Foam Zone. Waivers are required if one would like to partake in these activities. Other evening programs are hosted while Sky Zone is bathed in regular light.

This facility offers a “Hoppy Hour” every Monday Night. This entails discounted jump passes. Would you or your team like to invite your family to enjoy this fun park? Sky Zone also caters to a “Youth Group Night. The Youth Group Night is on Sundays, and provides access to each attraction plus pizza and a drink. With all the sports activities and special programs offered, Sky Zone is truly a spectacular outing for your team!  95 Gateway Drive Mechanicsburg, PA 17050


Harrisburg Escape Rooms at ABC East Lanes

Harrisburg Escape Rooms at ABC East Lanes is a physical and intellectual challenge. Participants are allowed 60 minutes for each game, and must find clues to solve puzzles in order to emerge victorious. “Mayday” is a submarine-themed game where participants must try and rescue a submarine crew from drowning. Are you or someone on your team a lover of music? Challenge yourself with the game “Backstage Pass.” In this game, participants are required to find the lost guitar from a rock band. If you do not find the guitar, the concert cannot commence. Besides interesting and exciting events in the game room, Harrisburg Escape Rooms at ABC East Lanes offers guests a chance to bowl. Special packages are offered which gives guests the opportunity for use of the escape rooms as well as an hour and a half of bowling. 1001 Eisenhower Blvd Harrisburg, PA 17111


Hershey Park

Hampden Park - Travel - Hotels4TeamHershey Park is located in the town of Hershey, Pennsylvania, not far from Hampden Park. The town was named after Milton Hershey, and is most historically associated with the production of Hershey Chocolate.

Today, Hershey Park is one of Central Pennsylvania’s landmark attractions. Nicknamed, “The Sweetest Place on Earth,” Hershey Park is truly a team friendly environment. Roller coasters at Hershey Park include Trail Blazer, Wildcat, Wildmouse, and more. The Breakers Edge Water Coaster propels riders through watery hills, and takes them through twists and turns. Cocoa Cruiser, a family-oriented ride, lets younger children experience a toned down roller coaster. Hershey Park includes an extensive water park and ZooAmerica with more than 200 animals.

The entertainment at the amusement park caters to groups! Exclusive discounts are available for groups numbering 20 or more. Your team will love seeing a show in the aqua-theatre. “Our Friends From the Sea” is a springtime show staring harbor seals! Additionally, Hershey Park offers shows in the summer months, as well as during the seasons of Halloween and Christmas. Please check the website for more details. Relax and hear some music during the warm summer months with the Summer Concert Series.

Would you or your team like to experience Hershey Park Dining? You are welcome to try “Character Dining”. This experience allows guests to dine with a friendly life-sized chocolate Bar, a Reeses Bar, or a Hershey Kiss! Don’t forget to say “Hi” to the mascot for the local hockey team, the Hershey Bear. Customers of the park may also choose from various other dining locations. No matter where you choose to eat, don’t forget to check out the numerous discounts available. Your team will be captivated by the various activities and unforgettable experiences at Hershey Park, “the Sweetest Place on Earth.” 100 W Hersheypark Dr Hershey PA 17033



Climbnasium is a unique, indoor rock climbing adventure that your team will enjoy! Climbnasium gives guests the opportunity to use plenty of boulder area, and climb a 40 foot top-rope. This facility offers group climbing. Group climbing requires reservations two weeks in advance. By reserving the group climb, guests will receive rental equipment, instruction, hours of climbing, as well as access to the party room. However, you and your team are more than welcome to climb without a group package during the weekdays. Climbnasium will be an amusing expedition for your team!  339A North Locust Point Rd. Mechanicsburg PA 17050


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Places to Eat

JOJO’s Pizza & Pasta

JOJO’s Pizza & Pasta is an authentic Italian restaurant near Hampden Park. Boasting some of the highest quality pizza in Mechanicsburg, JOJO’s Pizza and Pasta prepares menu items made fresh on a daily basis. Their extensive menu includes salads, wraps, entrees, gourmet pizza, and strombolis. JOJO’s Pizza & Pasta is available to cater your team’s special events as well. This restaurant asks that guests order at least one business day in advance for catering. Is your team celebrating with a team banquet? Try the banquet room at JOJO’s Pizza & Pasta. The room is free of charge and guests can choose from the authentic Italian banquet menu. JOJO’s Pizza & Pasta also accommodates their customers by providing online-ordering. 107 West Main Street Mechanicsburg, PA 17055


Sophia’s at Walden

Hampden Park - Travel - Hotels4TeamSophia’s at Walden  is a traditional American restaurant nearby Hampden Park. Open for breakfast, Sophia’s at Walden’s includes, omelets, vegetarian omelets, egg sandwiches, and oatmeal. The extensive lunch and dinner menus for this restaurant include hot and cold sandwiches, burgers, and salads. In addition, a children’s menu is offered for children under 12. There is also a Sunday Brunch and Sophia’s at Walden also houses a bakery! This restaurant is proud of only using the “freshest ingredients” for their pastries. Pastries are made at the nearby “Sophia’s on Market” before being delivered daily to Sophia’s at Walden. This restaurant also bakes cakes for any occasion! 129 Walden Way Mechanicsburg, PA 17055


Hellenic Kouzina

Looking for an authentic Greek Restaurant, right in Pennsylvania? Hellenic Kouzina may be just the place! Open for lunch and dinner, this restaurant serves soups, salads, entrees, sandwiches, and more. 500 East Main Street Mechanicsburg, PA


2nd Street Shawarma

2nd Street Shawarma is an Arabic restaurant that’s a short drive from Hampden Park. Open for lunch and dinner, the menu includes salads, wraps, sides, and platters. Apart from these options, 2nd Street Shawarma also provides its guests with the opportunity to try a “beef Shawarma Wrap.” This wrap is included in a section of the menu, “late night wraps.” Don’t forget to try the wonderful baklava for desert! This restaurant is closed on Mondays.  316 N 2nd St Harrisburg, PA 17101


Central Pennsylvania is home to Hampden Park, a sports park which is as varied as the region itself. From a plethora of sporting activities, to a variety of first rate amusement activities in the area to global dining, Central Pennsylvania is a wonderful place for your team to explore!