When we were growing up in the Pittsburgh region, Cranberry Township was mostly farmland. Route 228 was one lane in each direction—a big difference from today’s vibrant retail centers and neighborhoods that make the township a popular place to live, work, and shop.
Cranberry Township is the #1 rated location to raise a family in Butler County, according toniche.com. And it gets As across the board for its housing, family-friendliness, and public schools. The township is home to a popular waterpark as well as a community park, dog park, skate park, and municipal center. North Boundary Park features picnic areas, sports fields, and a playground—and thanks to a project to be completed this year, will soon have new nature trails, an 18-hole Championship golf course, and a 6-hole ADA learn-to-play disc golf course.
Dick’s Sporting Goods Sportsplex at Graham Park has 13 lighted fields for lacrosse, baseball, football, and soccer. There are also horseshoe, pickleball, tennis, bocce, and basketball courts.
In the winter, you’ll find us watching the Pittsburgh Penguins practice at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex—you can even grab a bite to eat there while watching the Pens! The rinks are also open for learn to skate lessons and other activities.
We love Cranberry Township for its tree-lined streets and sidewalks that encourage neighborhood kids to get outside and play. Many communities have their own activities to bring families together. And there are always new restaurants popping up in the township. Our favorites are Firebirds, Juniper Grill, and Houlihan’s. There are also a number of fast casual restaurants that appeal to families with young kids.
Children attend a number of private schools or the Seneca Valley School District, which receives As for academics, clubs and activities, college prep, and health and safety from niche.com
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