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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.

  • Halloween Parade Award Winners Announced
    Halloween Parade Award Winners Announced

    An estimated crowd of 10,000 spectators enjoyed a mix of sun and clouds, floats, bands and marchers during Sunday’s 2017 Allentown Halloween Parade! The parade, believed to be the oldest in the nation...

  • Adventure Allentown Becoming Available
    Adventure Allentown Becoming Available

    The fall/winter edition of the City of Allentown’s award-winning Adventure Allentown guide is now available. Mayor Ed Pawlowski announced today that the newest 36 page magazine detailing leisure acti...

  • Queen of the Court Opens October 3
    Queen of the Court Opens October 3

    The Allentown Department of Parks & Recreation’s Queen of the Court basketball program is a free seven week basketball fundamentals program offered to girls in fifth through eighth grade at South ...

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