Shippensburg Memorial Park
Shippensburg Memorial Park was dedicated September 4, 1950 as a memorial to Shippensburg area war veterans. Bronze tablets at the entrance contain the names of World War II, Korean, and Vietnam War veterans. The park covers twenty acres and includes six baseball and softball fields, soccer field, two basketball courts, four tennis and pickle ball courts, sand volleyball court, public swimming pool, playground equipment and three pavilions available to reserve on weekdays, weekends, and holidays.
Shippensburg Memorial Park also includes Veteran's Stadium. Veteran's Stadium is a lighted baseball and football stadium. Home of the Shippensburg Athletic Association Stars, Orioles, and Legion Baseball teams and Shippensburg Area School District Football and Soccer games. It is also home to the Shippensburg Suburban Baseball teams and the Shippensburg CFA Football teams.
Veteran's Stadium is also the site of the annual Independence Day 4th of July fireworks display. The stadium is open for the community to come together and celebrate!
Check out some of the recent renovations at the stadium.
The Peace Garden
A beautiful part of Memorial Park,the Peace Garden is located just off the small parking lot at the front of the park. Created by Pauline (Polly) Underwood as a pocket of beauty and tranquility, the Peace Garden is a lovely, quiet spot to explore and refresh. Created and dedicated in the 1990's, the Peace Garden is maintained by dedicated volunteers.