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Parks & Recreation

Enhancing the quality of life in our City by providing and maintaining quality parks, trails and green spaces, and by offering enriching recreational activities and facilities for people of all ages and abilities.

  • Flooding Closes Cedar Beach Pool
    Flooding Closes Cedar Beach Pool

    Floodwaters from Cedar Creek are forcing the closing of Allentown’s Cedar Beach Pool for the second time this summer.Floodwaters reached the pool at about 12:30 this afternoon. The city will re-asses...

  • Allentown Earns 39th Tree City USA Designation
    Allentown Earns 39th Tree City USA Designation

    The non-profit Arbor Day Foundation is recognizing Allentown as a Tree City USA for the 39th year! The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the Foundation in cooperation with the National Association...

  • Halloween Parade Registration Open
    Halloween Parade Registration Open

    The City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation is seeking registrations for the 2018 Allentown Halloween Parade, scheduled for Sunday, October 14. The parade will step-off from the Allentown...

  • Classics & Cruisers Rescheduled
    Classics & Cruisers Rescheduled

    The inaugural Classics & Cruisers on Hamilton event that was postponed in July due to inclement weather has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 15, 2018 from 2:30pm – 6:30pm. “Classics &am...

  • Allentown a "Runner Friendly Community"
    Allentown a "Runner Friendly Community"

    Allentown is one of five U.S cities to earn a new Runner Friendly Community designation for summer 2018 from the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA).According to the RRCA, “Runner Friendly Communities...

  • Summer Concerts Rescheduled
    Summer Concerts Rescheduled

    The city of Allentown’s 2018 Summer Concert Series and Saturday in the Park series have rescheduled four dates so far this season due to inclement weather. Rescheduled concerts will be made up on the ...

  • Irving Pool Opens July 10
    Irving Pool Opens July 10

    Allentown's Irving Pool will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays for the rest of the season beginning July 10.Cedar Pool is open seven days a week through Labor Day. Mack Pool is open Monday...

Contact Information
Parks and Recreation Office
3000 Parkway Blvd
M-F 8:00am—4:30pm
Phone: 610-437-7757
Fax: 610-437-7796

Allentown Golf Course
3400 W. Tilghman St
Phone: 610-395-5108
Fax: 610-395-2068
Golf Course Website

Inclement Weather Hotline
Updated after 4:30pm on weekdays and after 8:00am on weekends
Phone: 610-437-7750

Interactive Park Finder