Parks & Recreation

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Summer Camp

SOLD OUT - Everhart Park, Hoopes Park and Camp BIG Summer Camp Programs have sold out.

Easter Egg Hunt

Join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 24. The hunt is located at Everhart park located on the 500 Block of West Union Street. The fun kicks off at 10AM Sharp! The hunt features two different age groups: one for children 2 to 5 years of age and another for children 6 to 9 years of age

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!  

Summer Intern 

The West Chester Parks and Recreation Department is seeking candidates for a Park and Recreation Intern. This is a great opportunity to gain practical experience in programming, event planning and executing, and summer camp development. Click here to read the full job description and how to apply.

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