Paiste Pond Recreation Center

Located off Oak Hill Drive, the Paiste Pond Activity Center offer an abundance of year-round indoor and outdoor activities. Year-round personal wellness and fitness activities occur at our state-of-the-art fitness center. During the summer months, Senior Camp utilizes the game and leisure room, while during winter, the center is open for family-friendly events.

Outside, sports-minded folks can continue to enjoy Platform Tennis (aka. Paddle Tennis) and pickleball at the Platform Courts. Families can enjoy picnics at the pond and the annual fall fishing derby is a favored family tradition. In the winter months, the man-made rink offers ice-skating and ice hockey, while the nearby fields and hills become grounds for snowshoeing, winter nature hikes, snowman-building, and Swarthmore hill is perfect for sledding.

Fitness Center

Paiste Pond hosts a Fitness Center with state-of-the-art equipment to fit all your indoor workout needs. The gym offers step machines, ellipticals, stationary bikes, and treadmills for low-impact cardio as well as core machines, yoga balls, and free weights for toning, defining, and building muscle.

Center Interior

Game and Leisure Room

The Paiste Pond Game and Leisure Room is a place for both adults and kids alike come to relax at the beautiful stone fireplace. This room offers a kitchen as well as a snack bar and drink machine for a quick takeaway refreshments. An abundance of games such as: foosball, pool, and ping pong tables remain for year-round indoor activities. There are also picnic tables inside and outside for impromptu gatherings anytime of the year.

Platform Racquet Sports

Easy to learn and a lot of fun, platform sports are enjoyed by many in Buck Hill throughout the year. The Platform Racquet Sports Facility has two lighted courts for Platform (aka “Paddle”) Tennis and Pickleball. Players can sign up at the facility in advance to reserve court time.

Basketball Court

The multi-use, full-sized court is used throughout the year for basketball, in-line skating, and hockey.

Winter Season

  • Ice Skating Rink
  • Snowshoeing
  • Hockey
  • Sledding