Parks & Recreation

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Touch A Truck 

Join us on August 13, 2017 for Touch A Truck. The fun kicks off at 12:00PM and ends at 4:00PM at the the Chester County Government Services Building Parking Lot at 601 Westtown Road  

Attendee parking just $3.00 per vehicle. 

The event will feature a variety of life size trucks, tractors, fire trucks along with great food and the TCL Clowns.  Stay posted for a full list of participants.  

Community Yard Sale 

Community Yard Sale - Currently getting ready for a fall clean out? Have to much junk? Looking to un- clutter your home? If you answered yes to all of the above join us for a fall community yard sale on September 30th at The Charles A. Melton Arts and Education Center. Space are only $15.00. Click here to register

Movie Night 

Movie Night is back! Join us on August 17 for a showing of Finding Dory! The film will start at dusk, at the Charles A Melton Center, 501 East Miner Street.

Event Applications 

Applications for all major events are available.  Applications can be found under our Applications and Forms Tab 

Bus Trips 

Check out our 2017 bus trips under our Bus Trips Tab.  We will be visiting  New York City, The Finger Lakes Wine Region, and Cape Cod.  We will also being going to Broadway to see Wicked, A Bronx Tale, and Beautiful. Check back often as we will be adding new trips often.

Swingin' Summer Thursday - August 3 

Join us in this summer for our Swingin' Summer Thursday in Downtown West Chester.  Held from 6:30PM to 9:00PM.  

September 7, Swingin' Summer Thursday will be held on Gay Street between Matlack and High Street.  

West Chester's Vintage Market 

West Chester's Vintage Market - A Vintage Garage Sale celebrating First Friday in downtown West Chester, October 6, from 4:00PM to 8:00PM.  Located in the Chestnut Street Parking Garage located at 14 E. Chestnut Street. The Vintage Market offers a variety of up-cycled and re-purposed vintage and rustic items, such as jewelry, clothing, art and even furniture! Find your next statement piece that will bring unforgettable charm to your home-sweet-home or to your fall wardrobe. A live jazz duo will set the vintage mood, making it a classic must-have experience for all! 

Summer Activity Guide 

View our Summer Activity Guide to find a full listing of upcoming events, summer camps, bus trips, children and adult programs, classes and activities,  and much more!  


Be part of our community events as an event sponsor!  For over 30 years, the West Chester Parks and Recreation Department has provided the community with a variety of event and activities.  With the help of sponsorship we are able to provide entertainment, games, activities, and new event offerings.  If your organization is interested in joining us as an event sponsor click here to read full details on how you can become involved.    
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