1020 Livingston Street
Allencrest playground consists of a 1.25 acre in the south west zone of the Township recreation system. The park has a playlot designed for tots and children up to 12 years. It is a small, passive sitting park with a down-sized pavilion (not available for rental) and several pieces of playground equipment. Their playground association generally meets the 2nd Thursday of each month.
Directions: At Allentown city limits on Sumner Avenue, at the Lighting Fixture and Supply business, turn onto N. Eleventh St. Go one block to Livingston Street. Playlot is next to the private Allencrest swimming pool club.
CEMENTON/VICTOR TALOTTA PARK
5185 Dewey Avenue
The Cementon/Victor Talotta boasts 18.0 acres in the Northeast zone of the Township recreation system. The Cementon Steckel Pool (3 acres) is adjacent to the park.
"Cementon Park" has three baseball fields, two lighted basketball courts, two lighted tennis/volleyball courts and an enclosed building (NEW IN 2011 NOW AIR CONDITIONED) available for rental. Activities at Cementon;Township summer camp program, Camp Whitehall. The Cementon Athletic Playground Association offers sports programs for including Spring Coed T-Ball, baseball/softball and summer adult volleyball league. The Cementon Park and Laurel Fire Company host the annual Cement Belt Fair the last week of June. The Board of Directors meets the third Monday of each month at 7:00Pm at the Park Community Center.
Directions: From MacArthur Road (Rt. 145, turn northeast onto Fornaciari Drive, continue on Fornaciari Drive until you see the Victor Talotta Park sign on your right. Turn right onto Dewey Ave.; parking lot is on the left.
EGYPT MEMORIAL PARK
4540 Hillcrest Lane & Bank Street www.egyptpark.org
Egypt Memorial Park is approximately 17.36 acres in the northwest zone of the Township Recreation System. The Egypt Memorial Park is not owned by Whitehall Township. This park consists of four baseball fields, two lighted basketball courts, a play lot, a pavilion and an enclosed building (both available for rent). (NEW IN 2011 INDOOR ADA RESTROOMS) (NEW IN 2013 INDOOR PAVILION NOW HEATED FOR YEAR ROUND RENTALS) Please see rental information at the bottom of this page.
Youth activities include Spring Coed T-Ball, Spring & Fall Baseball and softball and summer adult volleyball For more information on these activities, please visit their website at www.egyptmemorialpark.org. The Board of Directors meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. (winters at the Egypt Fire Hall, summers at the park).
Directions: Take MacArthur Road (Rt. 145) to Rt. 329 (Main Street). Turn west and continue through the traffic light to Banks Street. Turn left at the brown recreation sign into the parking area.
SCHADT AVENUE (ZEPHYR) PARK
1975 Schadt Avenue www.schadtave.teamopolis.com
Schadt Avenue Playground (also known as Zephyr Park) consists of 17.0 acres located in the central west zone of the Township Recreation System. The park contains four baseball fields, four soccer fields, one football field, two basketball courts and a play lot. The Schadt Avenue Park, Playground, Athletic and Recreation Association offers Spring Coed T-ball, Baseball,Softball and field hockey for the youth in the area. For more information, visit their website at www.schadtave.teamopolis.com. The Board of Directors meets on the third Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. (April through July at 8:00 p.m.) at the Park Community Center.
Schadt Avenue has a community building that is available for rent. Please see rental information at the bottom of this page.
Directions: From MacArthur Road (Rt. 145), head west onto Schadt Avenue, continue one mile to park sign at Campus Drive, turn right into parking lot.
HOKENDAUQUA PARK & PLAYGROUND
3417 Lehigh Street www.hokeypark.org
Hokendauqua Park offers 10 acres in the central east zone of the Township Recreation System. The Hokendauqua Park Area to immediate north of Lehigh Street is not owned by Whitehall Township the total park has three baseball fields, three lighted basketball courts and a play lot. There is a pavilion available for rentals (please see bottom of page). Youth activities include Spring Coed T-Ball, Spring baseball, softball, winter basketball. For more information, visit their website at www.hokeypark.org . The Board of Directors meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.).
The competitive length Parkview Pool shares a 13 acre parcel of land adjacent to the park with a police agility training course and pavilion (available for rental - see below).
Directions to park: From MacArthur Road (Rt. 145), head north past U-Haul (or south using jug handle after Municipal Drive) to Lehigh Street. Head east to new IRT bridge, immediately after make left turn into park.
HOKENDAUQUA ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION 2nd & Lehigh St.
Hokendauqua Athletic Association offers 6 acres at the site of the former Whitehall High School Athletic Fields . The Park contains one football field and two baseball/softball practice fields. The Hokendauqua Athletic Association offers a fall football program and football cheerleading program. Football is divided by weight classes. For more information, check www.hokeyaa.org. The Board of Directors meets the first Tuesday of each month at 8:00 PM.
JEFFERSON STREET PLAYGROUND (Fullerton Memorial Playground)
901 Jefferson Street
Fullerton Memorial Playground, also known as Jefferson Street Playground consists of 14 acres in the south zone of the Township Recreation System.The park features five baseball fields, one football field, two lighted basketball courts, and play lot. There is a pavilion and a community center building available for rentals (please see bottom of page). Youth activities include Spring Little Tykes Baseball,Coed T-Ball, Baseball, softball and indoor competitive cheerleading and the Township's summer camp, Camp Whitehall. The Board of Directors meets the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. (8:00 p.m. in the summer).
For more information on activities at this park, check www.fmpaa.org. The Jefferson Street Pool sits adjacent to the playground on 1.5 acres.
Directions to park: From MacArthur Road (Rt. 145), head east on Grape Street to Jordan Blvd. (next to Toys R Us), turn left and go one block to Jefferson St. Park on your left.
3017 S. Fourth Avenue
The Stiles Playground consists of five acres in the central zone of the Township Recreation system. The park features a ball field, basketball court, tennis court, play lot and pavilion. Their Park Association generally meets the first Thursday of each month.
Directions to park: From MacArthur Road (Rt. 145) North, turn left onto Center Street. From MacArthur Road (Rt. 145) South, turn right onto Center Street. Continue two blocks to 4th Avenue, turn left, head up hill to playground on right.
2301 Pine Street
West Catasauqua Playground consists of 18 acresin the south central zone of the Township Recreation System. The park features two baseball fields, one soccer field, two lighted basketball courts, two lighted tennis courts, two lighted volleyball courts, a pavilion and a community center building (both available for rent - see below). Besides youth activities, West Catasauqua has an Adult Volleyball Program.
Directions to park: From MacArthur Road (Rt. 145), head east on Schadt Avenue. Continue on Schadt Avenue to Mickley Road, turn left, proceed for one block to "y" in the road, bear left at fork onto Pine Street. Park is on the left.
OTHER AREA PARKS AND PLAYGROUNDS
Whitehall Township has many other smaller, neighborhood parks and recreational areas:
Central Park - undeveloped recreation area at Columbia and S. Church Streets.
Ebwater Baseball/Softball Field Hokendauqua Park and Playground use- 0.7 acre baseball/soccer field.
Directions: From MacArthur Road (Rt. 145), turn onto Eberhardt Road, continue ½ mile to field on right.
Village Green Elmhurst Drive SAPPRA 0.3 acre tot lot with play structures.
Front Street St. Elizabeth Athletic Association use- baseball fields at Wood St. playground in Fullerton.
Directions: Take Fullerton Ave. exit from Rt. 22, turn left. Go two blocks to Chestnut Street, right to Front Street. Ballfield is on right.
Jordan Greenway- trails and walkways for ¾ to 3 miles along Jordan Creek from RT 145/MacArthur Road into the Lehigh County Park.
Peachtree Playground SAPPRA 2.4 acre play lot and grassy area.
Directions: From MacArthur Road (Rt. 145), turn north onto Mickley Road, turn right onto Presidential Drive, then right onto Andrew Drive, then immediate left onto Robert Street, continue to park on left.
Pershing Park Township 1.5 acres next to bird sanctuary.
Presidential Ball Field SAPPRA- 2.1 acre parcel for baseball/softball/soccer.
Presidential Tot Lot SAPPRA- .5 acre play area off Presidential Drive.
Directions: From MacArthur Road (Rt. 145), turn north onto Mickley Road, turn right onto Presidential Drive, continue up hill to playlot on right and baseball/soccer field further up on the left.
Riverwalk Park Cementon- 6 acres on Front Street in Cementon, next to the D&L Heritage Trail.
Warke Field Hokendauqua Athletic Association Use- football/baseball field located in Hokendauqua.
Directions: MacArthur Road (Rt. 145 to Lehigh Street east to stop light. Field is on the left.