Whether you live in Lancaster County or enjoy visiting…you will be thrilled with discovering the unique options you have for water activities, especially during the hot and steamy days of summertime!
From the crystal clear waters of local pools to adventuresome treks in natural waterways, you will love the fun and exercise that comes with the best of water activities in Lancaster County.
Shank’s Mare Outfitters
2092 Long Level Road
Wrightsville, Pennsylvania 17368
Join with those who encounter nature’s best at Shank’s Mare Outfitters, just across the border from Lancaster County, where you are invited to go play outside. Shank’s Mare specializes in kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, hiking, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing. The Outfitters Retail Store features clothing & equipment sales and rentals, while the Outdoor Education Center offers instruction, programs, trips, eco tours, and camps for a variety of activities based in & around the Susquehanna River. Come and play, then relax with friends at the Lock 2 Cafe. Host your next event at The Rookery, a meeting room with spectacular views of the Susquehanna.
Nickel Mines Pool
4915 White Oak Rd
Paradise, PA 17562
Located in the peaceful countryside of Lancaster County, you are invited to experience Nickel Mines Pool, a hidden gem that has been providing memories for families and friends for many years. Along with those who have annual memberships, this unique hidden gem is open to everyone with reasonable day and evening rates. The super-sized pool ranges from 3 to 10 feet and includes two new slides and a designated lane for lap swimming. The kiddie pool provides easy access for parents to monitor their children. You can spend the day at Nickel Mines Pool without going hungry or needing to leave the premises for food. The snack stand is known and appreciated for their variety of great tasting menu options.