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Department of Parks & Recreation

Mission Statement

To enhance the quality of life in our city by providing and maintaining quality parks, trails and green space and by offering enriching recreational activities and facilities for people of all ages and abilities

News

  • Water Safety Event at Allen Pool
    Water Safety Event at Allen Pool

    The City of Allentown Parks & Recreation Department is presenting a free fall water safety event for Allentown families at William Allen High School. It will take place at the school swimming p...

  • Lifeguard Certification Classes Scheduled
    Lifeguard Certification Classes Scheduled

    The City of Allentown Department of Parks & Recreation will begin holding monthly lifeguard certification classes starting next month to expand opportunities for individuals to obtain American Red...

  • HR Derby Winner Competing at World Series
    HR Derby Winner Competing at World Series

    The winner of Allentown’s Major League Baseball® Jr. Home Run Derby™ contest is headed to national competition at the World Series. Fourteen-year-old Noah Gyauch-Quirk of Bethlehem ...

  • Winter Youth Basketball Registration
    Winter Youth Basketball Registration

    The City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation 2021-2022 Youth Basketball League registration is open now through Tuesday, November 22. The City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recre...

  • Recreation Opens Volleyball Registration
    Recreation Opens Volleyball Registration

    The City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation Winter 2021-2022 Volleyball League registration is open now through Friday, November 5.   The City of Allentown Department of Parks and ...

  • Flag Football Clinic Scheduled
    Flag Football Clinic Scheduled

    The Allentown Department of Parks & Recreation will conduct a free fall flag football clinic for Allentown youth. A 5-week flag football clinic for youth ages 3 through 10 who attend school wit...

  • City Offers 7 Outdoor Pickleball Courts
    City Offers 7 Outdoor Pickleball Courts

    The City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation has striped seven tennis courts to turn them into multi-use tennis/pickleball courts. Locations include three courts at Andre Reed (Irving) and...

Contact Information
Karen El-Chaar

Karen El-Chaar
Director of Parks and Recreation
610-437-7757
Fax 610-437-7796
Karen.El-Chaar@allentownpa.gov

Parks and Recreation Office
3000 Parkway Blvd
M-F 8:00am—4:00pm
Phone: 610-437-7757
Fax: 610-437-7796
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Allentown Municipal Golf Course
3400 W. Tilghman St
Phone: 610-395-5108
Fax: 610-395-2068
Golf Course Website