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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.

  • Cedar Beach Pool Opens
    Cedar Beach Pool Opens

    Mayor Ray O’Connell, City Council President Roger MacLean, Council Vice President Candida Affa and Councilmember Courtney Robinson cut the ribbon this afternoon on the brand new Cedar Beach Pool. ...

  • Summer Concert Series Begins May 26
    Summer Concert Series Begins May 26

    Allentown parks will be alive with the sounds of music this spring and summer!The City of Allentown’s Summer Concert Series offers more than 30 concerts from May to September. Many of the concerts ar...

  • "Finding Dory" at Cedar Beach Pool
    "Finding Dory" at Cedar Beach Pool

    The City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation is proud to present the next installment of the 2018 Movies in the Park Series with the showing of “Finding Dory” at Cedar Beach Pool at Cedar ...

  • Parks & Recreation Offer Swim Lessons
    Parks & Recreation Offer Swim Lessons

    Did you know that according to Center for Disease Control statistics, participation in formal swimming lessons can reduce the risk of drowning by 88 percent? Drowning is the second leading cause of un...

  • Season Pool Passes on Sale
    Season Pool Passes on Sale

    Did you get your season pool pass yet? The City of Allentown Department of Parks & Recreation encourages you to come in today and purchase your season pass before the season opens on Saturday, Ma...

  • Baseball & Softball Contest Champs Crowned
    Baseball & Softball Contest Champs Crowned

    The City of Allentown crowned Major League Baseball® Jr. Home Run Derby™ and Scotts® Major League Baseball® Pitch Hit & Run™ competition champions this past Sunday at the William Allen High School...

  • City Awarded $1M Trail Grant
    City Awarded $1M Trail Grant

    The City of Allentown is being awarded $1 million from the state for construction of a shared use path. The Allentown segment will run from Jordan Basin Park, through Jordan Park where it will link w...

  • Arts Park Hosting Lively Lunches
    Arts Park Hosting Lively Lunches

    Come out on your lunch break to the beautiful Allentown Arts Park every Tuesday and Friday from 12:00pm – 1:00pm to listen to local acoustic musicians. This popular series embarks on its eighth succes...

  • City Promotes Park Rules
    City Promotes Park Rules

    With warmer weather finally approaching, the Allentown Department of Parks & Recreation is reminding visitors that the city’s renowned park system is open to all, but rules are in place, including...

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