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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.

  • Waggathon Saturday at Allentown Dog Park
    Waggathon Saturday at Allentown Dog Park

    Allentown’s Dixon Street Dog Park is the site of this Saturday’s 1st Allentown Waggathon. Dogs of all breeds and sizes are invited to the event scheduled from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. It is co-sponso...

  • Doggie Dips at CityPools
    Doggie Dips at CityPools

    The City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation is offering dog owners and their pets an opportunity to swim in a city pool. The city’s 14th Annual Doggie Dip dates for the 2019 season are:M...

  • City Announces Pool Closing Dates
    City Announces Pool Closing Dates

    The City of Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation announces the end of season closing dates for City of Allentown pools and spray parks. Mack Pool Friday, August 16Jordan Pool &n...

  • City Awarded $750,000 for Bogert's Bridge
    City Awarded $750,000 for Bogert's Bridge

    The city of Allentown is being awarded a $750,000 Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for the rehabilitation of Bogert’s Bridge in Lehigh Parkway.Built...

  • Urban Greenway Trails Dedicated
    Urban Greenway Trails Dedicated

    Mayor Ray O'Connell and representatives of Lehigh Valley Phantoms Charities took the wraps off the Charities' Urban Greenway project this morning outside PPL Center.More than 150 persons attended.The ...

  • Summer Concert Series Opens May 24
    Summer Concert Series Opens May 24

    More than 30 concerts are scheduled for the Allentown Department of Parks & Recreation’s 2019 Summer Concert Series. The Macungie Band opens the season on Friday, May 24 at 7:30PM at historic Wes...

  • Lively Lunches Begin May 7
    Lively Lunches Begin May 7

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

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