Palmyra Area School District

Palmyra Website Palmyra Website

Home > Palmyra Area School District > PAEF Cougar Committee - Turf Fields Project

 Cougar Committee

Engraved Brick Paver:  Support the Cougar Foundation's efforts and sponsor an engraved brick.  Online purchases can be made at the Cougar Foundation website at:

**UPDATE** (January 2020)  The Board of School Directors approved the public bid in November 2019 and the administration continues to work through final approvals necessary for construction to begin.  The district's architect is working to submit a final approval for erosion and sedimentation control to the Lebanon County Conservation District and the district will be seeking a final zoning permit prior to construction contracts being signed. 

**UPDATE** (October 2019) In August 2019, the Board of School Directors provided direction to move forward with the design of two fields at the Palmyra Area High School. Design has been completed and the project is out for public bid. The school district will review  public bids at the  November 14, 2019 Buildings and Grounds Committee meeting. The board is slated to take action on the turf field project at the November 21, 2019 Board meeting.


**UPDATE** (August 2019) The Board of School Directors will review the updated site plan and architectural rendering of the proposed turf fields project at the August 8, 2019 Buildings and Grounds Committee meeting. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the District Office. The project timeline includes seeking approvals through the county throughout August and September and the project going out to bid in October 2019.  During the month of November, the Board of School Directors will have received bids and the project would be up for a final vote.  Intended construction would be spring 2020. Please see the updated rendering below.

**UPDATE** (March 2019) The district administration and Board of School Directors continue to explore alternative options for the placement of turf fields in the school district.  In February 2019 and continuing into March 2019, the Board is exploring the option of two turf fields at the high school campus.  The document below details a sketch of the proposed fields.  Any movement of fields away from Buck Swank Stadium increase project costs due to the loss of existing infrastructure that exists at the stadium.  Additionally, the option of two fields at the Ridge Road complex is being refined in terms of costs and remains a potential option for the Board. The administration and Board are reviewing costs and payment options for the project at these various locations.  The Board will continue discussions at the March 14, 2019 Buildings and Grounds Committee meeting.

 March 2019 Revised Site Plan

**UPDATE** (January 2019) Due to storm water management concerns at the Palmyra Area Middle School site, the district administration and Board of School Directors have explored alternate locations for the turf field project. The link below details the proposed fields at the Palmyra Area High School and Northside Elementary School.

**UPDATE**  (July 2018)  The school district has engaged the A.R.M. Group, an Earth Resource Engineering firm, to conduct geophysical scanning and improvements to the existing stormwater management at the middle school campus.  This work will continue through the summer/early fall of 2018. Once complete, the district will finalize storm water management plans and submit for the appropriate permits and variances necessary for the turf project.

Sponsorship Opportunities

  4.    Sponsorship Opportunities  

Final Design