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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

  • Queen of the Court Registration
    Queen of the Court Registration

    The Allentown Department of Parks & Recreation’s fall Queen of the Court basketball program will be offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from October 5 – November 18 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p...

  • 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...

  • King of the Court Registration
    King of the Court Registration

    The Allentown Department of Parks & Recreation’s fall King of the Court basketball program will be offered from October 4 to November 24 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Mondays in the South M...

  • Soccer Clinic at J Birney Crum Stadium
    Soccer Clinic at J Birney Crum Stadium

    The Allentown Department of Parks & Recreation is collaborating with the Allentown School District to host a free youth soccer clinic for city youth. This free soccer clinic is offered to Allen...

  • Lehigh Parkway Recognized
    Lehigh Parkway Recognized

    Lehigh Parkway is being honored as a 2021 Great Greenway/Trail in Pennsylvania. The designation comes from The Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA-PA) through its Great P...

  • Pickleball Instruction Offered
    Pickleball Instruction Offered

    The Allentown Department of Parks & Recreation is offering free pickleball instruction to youth (10+) and adults at Andre Reed (Irving) pickleball/tennis courts on the city’s east side. I...

  • Masked Required in COA Buildings
    Masked Required in COA Buildings

    Lehigh County is listed in a substantial area for risk of spread of COVID-19. Case numbers are rising and the best way to protect city employees and members of the general public is to take precaution...

  • 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
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