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Fall Adventure Allentown Available

09/22/2014
Fall Adventure Allentown Available

The 2014-2015 fall and winter edition of Adventure Allentown will be on the street this week!

Readers will learn about the abundance of leisure activities available to the public throughout the City of Allentown in the latest edition.

The city’s 70,000 copy, 36 page guide to fall and winter leisure activities will be inserted in The Morning Call newspaper on Friday, September 26, sent home with all Allentown School District students, and will be available at more than 50 other locations in the city and placed in free outdoor publication racks throughout the park system.

“Whether you're looking for fitness, the arts or a fun weekend event, the fall/winter edition of Adventure Allentown has the answer,” said Recreation Program Manager Sara Shepherd. “The guide highlights the many parks, trails and recreational opportunities, including city-wide programs and special events for residents of all ages and abilities. It is our hope that residents use Adventure Allentown as a resource to get out and enjoy what this great city has to offer!”

The Adventure Allentown guide contains information on special events, youth and adult programs; city parks and golf; music and theater; the library and museums; outdoor adventure and other useful information for city park and recreation services. The guide also includes a list of park amenities, recent and upcoming park improvements, event schedules and a comprehensive list of community agencies dedicated to youth, adults and senior citizens.

Adventure Allentown is a must read,” said Pawlowski. “It informs residents and visitors about our program offerings that affirm Allentown’s commitment to fitness, healthy lifestyles, the arts, and economic vitality through events that introduce the public to the city’s greatest assets. I am very proud of the awards that Adventure Allentown has garnered since it was first published in 2008.”

Adventure Allentown captured APEX awards in 2009, 2013 and 2014. The 2009 award was for a PR, Public Information & Public Service Campaign, the 2013 award was for Publication Excellence in the Magazines & Journals Print category and the 2014 award was for Publication Excellence in the Magazine, Journal & Tabloid Design Layout category. Adventure Allentown was also honored with the 2009 Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society - Agency Publication and Promotion Award.

Another spring and summer guide is planned for release in April 2015 and will include the distribution of 85,000 copies.

Residents may also pick-up the Fall/Winter edition of Adventure Allentown at City Hall, the Park and Recreation offices on Parkway Boulevard and other various locations throughout the city after September 26. For questions, please call 610-437-7750 or email Sara.Shepherd@AllentownPA.gov

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