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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.

  • Pool Openings Postponed
    Pool Openings Postponed

    The opening of the City of Allentown’s Mack, Jordan and Irving pools is being postponed until next Saturday, June 23.“We need the extra time to train staff,” said Director of Parks & Recreation Li...

  • Movie Friday at East Side Memorial
    Movie Friday at East Side Memorial

    The City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation presents the third installment of the 2018 Movies in the Park season on Friday, June 15 with the showing of “Angels in the Outfield” starring T...

  • City Awarded Grant for Bogert's Bridge Rehab
    City Awarded Grant for Bogert's Bridge Rehab

    The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission is awarding the City of Allentown an $80,000 Keystone Historic Preservation Grant for the rehabilitation of Bogert’s Bridge in Lehigh Parkway.The cove...

  • Interior Restoration at Bogert Homestead
    Interior Restoration at Bogert Homestead

    A Lyons, Pennsylvania company is working on restoring the interior of the centuries old Bogert Homestead (aka Hunter’s Cabin) in Allentown’s Lehigh Parkway. The ca. 1741 log and stone cabin is one of ...

  • Pool Opening Dates Scheduled
    Pool Opening Dates Scheduled

    The City of Allentown’s Mack, Jordan and Irving pools will open for the season on Saturday, June 16. Cedar Beach Pool, currently open for City of Allentown residents only on weekends, will also open d...

  • Allentown Seeks Summer Employees
    Allentown Seeks Summer Employees

    The City of Allentown still has some great summer employment opportunities available! Seasonal positions are vacant in the Department of Parks & Recreation and the Recycling, Building Maintenance,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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