Parks & Recreation

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Bus Trips 

Check out our bus trip tab on the right for a full listing of 2018 bust trips! We will be visiting, Washington DC for the Cherry Blossom Festival, New York City, Radio City Music Hall, taking a tall sail in Maryland and spending a couple of nights in Charleston and Savannah 

Summer Camp Counselors Wanted 

We are now accepting applications for all summer camp counselor positions, including Jr. Counselors, Sr. Counselors, Head Counselors, and Art Counselors. We pay you to have fun!  Click here to download an employment application.  Please note Jr. Counselors must be 16 years or older.  Walk in Interviews March, 6, 7, 8 and 13, 14, 15 from 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Winter Spring Activity Guide 

View our Winter Spring Activity Guide to find a full listing of 2018 events, bus trips, children and adult programs, classes and activities, summer camp info and much more!  

Spring Flea Market 

Flea Market and Bike Resale - Currently spring cleaning? Have to much junk? Looking to un- clutter your home? If you answered yes to all of the above join us for our Flea Market and Bike Sale on June 2. Space are only $15.00. Location 829 Paoli Pike. Follow the link to register

May Day Festival of the Arts 

Join us on May 6 from 11:00AM to 4:00PM at Everhart Park for May Day Festival of the Arts.  May Day Festival of the Arts is a daylong celebration of the arts held at Everhart Park. Approximately 45 to 60 artists set up booths throughout the park to sell their high quality arts and crafts. Entertainment for the day consists of strolling magicians, mimes, jugglers, a variety of other local dance academy performances and children’s crafts. All day long there is fresh food from local vendors available.

Park Clean Up

Help keep The Borough of West Chester beautiful by joining us for our All Parks Clean up on April 21 from 9AM to 10:30AM.  To register your group click here

We Moved 

We have moved to "The Spellman Building" located at 829 Paoli Pike while a building renovation is completed. 

The renovation will take place during 2018 and we anticipate a return to 401 East Gay Street by January 1, 2019.


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.    

Office Hours 

8:00AM to 5:00PM - Monday to Friday