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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.

  • City Receives Dog Park Grant
    City Receives Dog Park Grant

    The City of Allentown Parks and Recreation Department is receiving a $2,500 grant from the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) for the Dixon Street Dog Park. The AARP Pennsylvania Community...

  • Queen of the Court Sets Record
    Queen of the Court Sets Record

    A record 55 young girls learned and improved their basketball skills during the Allentown Department of Parks & Recreation’s fall Queen of the Court basketball program. Queen of the Court is a fre...

  • Parks & Recreation Receives Swim Grant
    Parks & Recreation Receives Swim Grant

    The Allentown Department of Parks & Recreation’s learn to swim program is afloat.Lehigh Valley Phantoms Mascot MeLVin and members of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms Charities visited the department Tue...

  • State Awards $300,000 Grant for Skate Park
    State Awards $300,000 Grant for Skate Park

    The City of Allentown’s plans for a skate park at Jordan Park are getting a financial boost from the state. The city is receiving a $300,000 matching grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Conserva...

  • Lights in the Parkway Opens November 23
    Lights in the Parkway Opens November 23

    Allentown’s 22nd season of Lights in the Parkway opens Friday, November 23 at 5:30pm in Lehigh Parkway.Drive through this spectacular holiday light show in the comfort of your own car. Dazzling new a...

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