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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

  • City Center Donates for Lifeguard Certification
    City Center Donates for Lifeguard Certification

    City Center Allentown is donating $7,000 for city youth to obtain their lifeguard certification to work at Allentown municipal swimming pools. Mayor Ray O’Connell accepted a check this mornin...

  • Game On! Clinic Scheduled
    Game On! Clinic Scheduled

    The City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation is partnering with host Lehigh Valley IronPigs Charities to offer the GameOn! Youth Sports Alliance coaching clinic series sponsored by Lehigh ...

  • Summer Volleyball Registration Open
    Summer Volleyball Registration Open

    The City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation Summer 2021 Adult Volleyball League registration is now open through May 12. The City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation Adult ...

  • Summer Youth Hoops Registration
    Summer Youth Hoops Registration

    Organized youth basketball returns this summer to the Allentown Department of Parks & Recreation. Registration is open now through June 1. Boys’ and girls’ leagues are being offered...

  • Registration Open for Queen of the Court
    Registration Open for Queen of the Court

    The Allentown Department of Parks & Recreation’s spring Queen of the Court basketball program will be offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from April 27-May 20 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the S...

  • Ground Broken for Jordan Skatepark
    Ground Broken for Jordan Skatepark

    Allentown Mayor Ray O’Connell presided over a groundbreaking ceremony this afternoon for the Jordan Park Skatepark. This skatepark will be built in two phases at a cost of approximately $1.5 ...

  • 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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