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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.

  • 2019 Halloween Parade Winners
    2019 Halloween Parade Winners

    An estimated crowd of 10,000 spectators enjoyed a mix of sun and clouds, floats, bands and marchers during Sunday’s 2019 Allentown Halloween Parade. The parade, established in 1905 and believed to be ...

  • Winterizing City Parks Underway
    Winterizing City Parks Underway

    The Department of Parks & Recreation will begin winterizing water fountains, bathrooms and decorative fountains throughout city parks beginning on Monday, October 14. The tentative schedule is su...

  • Game On! Youth Sports Alliance Clinics Announced
    Game On! Youth Sports Alliance Clinics Announced

    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 ...

  • Fall/Winter Adventure Allentown Available
    Fall/Winter Adventure Allentown Available

    The 2019-2020 Fall/Winter edition of the City of Allentown’s Adventure Allentown publication is being distributed city-wide.The city’s 36-page guide to fall and winter leisure activities will be sent ...

  • Work Secures Cedar Creek Streambank
    Work Secures Cedar Creek Streambank

    The Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation is shoring-up Cedar Creek streambanks behind Cedar Beach Pool as part of the work to mitigate flooding in the area. With approval of the PA Department ...

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