Parks and Recreation

Office:  610-437-5524, ext. 160

Hotline:  610-437-5524, ext. 200

E-Mail:  recrdept@whitehalltownship.com
 

Staff

Greg Mooney Bureau Chief gmooney@whitehalltownship.com 

Erik Kloiber…………….Camp Whitehall

Robin Dorney…………..Swimming Pools

 

Whitehall Township 's Bureau of Recreation oversees approximately 370 acres of parkland at 30 different sites throughout the township.  These properties range from small tot-lots to our 110-acre Whitehall Parkway and Ironton Rail-Trail.

Whitehall residents can experience both passive and active recreation through the various clubs and
interest groups. Club offerings include: Garden and Beautification, Historical Preservation and park and
playground groups located in the villages that comprise Whitehall.

                           

Activities within the township for the avid adult participant and fan include:  fishing, bicycling, picnic areas, ice skating, roller skating, golf, aerobics, tennis, volleyball, softball, basketball, swimming, aqua aerobics, Zumba 
Martial Arts and hiking treks for different interests such as flora and fauna, bird watching, historical sites and
conditioning.

Three municipal pools offer relief from the summer heat.  Season passes are available for township and non residents.  Swim lessons for children and Aqua Aerobics for adults are available.  The Recreation Department also utilizes the Whitehall High School pool from fall through spring for aquatic activities.

Special event offerings include: 

Month

Event

Location

May 4, 2013 4pmChrohn's & Colitis F. WalkIronton Rail-Trail Start at Saylor Kilns
May11,2013 9 to 1Camp Whitehall SignupsWhitehall Municipal Building 3219 MacArthur
May11,2013 9 to 1Electronic Recycling Event

Whitehall Public Works 3219 MacArthur Rd.

May11,2013 9 to 1Document Shredding EventWhitehall Public Works 3219 MacArthur Rd.
May11,2013 9 to 1VIN Windshield EtchingWhitehall Municipal Building 3219 MacArthur
May18 & 19, 2013 Civil War WeekendWhitehall Parkway Church St. Lot
May18,2013 8 AMHistoric Society Flea MarketGrim Homestead Lehnert & Mickley Roads
May19,2013 7 AMIRT 10 K Run/WalkIronton Rail-Trail Start at Saylor Kilns
May26,2013 8 Fishing Derby Reg. 8 AM Hokendauqua Park Coplay Creek Section
May26,2013 11amMemorial Day Service Hokendauqua Memorial Triangle
May 27,2013 9 AMMemorial Day ServiceCementon Memorial Plot Rt. 329
May 27,2013 9:30 Memorial Day Service

Egypt VFW Fighter Jet Memorial Spring St.

May27,2013 10 AMMemorial Day Service

Fullerton American Legion Fullerton Ave.

May27,2013 10 AM
Memorial Day Service

Egypt Doughboy Memorial Triangle
May29 to June1,2013
Fullerton Memorial FairBehind Toys R Us
June1, 2013 9 AMDedication of CabooseRuch Street & Chestnut & West Coplay Rd.
June1, 2013 10AMEgypt Community Parade & Celebration DayRt. 329 Main Street and at EMP Park
June 24 to 29,2013Cementon Park FairRt. 329/Main Street and Forniciari Drive
October 5,2013IRT Historical Walk (3Hr)WT Parkway Barn Chestnut Street
October 6, 2013 2 PM
Whitehall Fall Halloween ParadeWest Catty 1st Avenue @ Church Street to Fullerton's 3rd St. to Jefferson St. Ends at Fullerton Jefferson Street Park
October 8, 2013
250th Anniversary of Indian Massacre in Whitehall Twp. TBA
October 19, 2013
IRT Trolley Tour (narrated) Need reservation 610.437.5524 Ext. 135 or 160 Starts at Chestnut St & Ruch St. trailhead
October26,2013  10AM IRT Historical Walk (3Hr)Leukemia &Lymphoma 5K and Walk Ironton Rail-Trail Start at Saylor Kilns
December 4, 2013 @ 6:30 PM
Whitehall Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony with arrival of Santa ClausWhitehall Municipal Building 3219 MacArthur

 


In addition, there are annual carnivals sponsored by several of our playground associations.  For more information on any of our special events, call the Recreation Hotline at 610-437-5524, ext. 200, or access our

                                                The Bureau of Recreation is proud of its past accomplishments and is continuing to improve the quality of life for its residents and their friends and families.  Anyone with a concern or anyone interested in volunteering should call our office at 610-437-5524, ext. 160.  Volunteers are always needed and certainly welcomed!! Facilities Chart

Park and Recreation Board Members
Recreation Commission Members

 

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