Parks & Recreation

Fall Cover

*UPDATED January 18th, 2022*


Here are the BIG events, that for now, are on for 2022: 

39th Annual Turks Head Music Festival - Sunday June 5th (rain date June 12th) at Everhart Park 

41st  Annual Chester County Restaurant Festival  - Sunday September 18th (rain date September 25th in Downtown West Chester

Annual West Chester Halloween Parade - Oct. 26th  (rain date Oct. 27th) in downtown West Chester. 

Applications for vendors will be available via our online portal (see below) in February 2022. 

Vendors, (Crafter, Non-Crafters, Non-profits, Food/Specialty Food Vendors) you can apply online with our NEW  RECREATION SOFTWARE HERE: 

(Click on the Create New Account link to open your account and gain easier access to program registration. Be sure to then add all the members of your household into the account. Don’t forget to enter your cell number with the carrier so we can text you with any last-minute changes. Your new household account will provide you with registrations history, financial history and much more. We look forward to enjoying this enhanced registration experience with you!)

We will be using this new software for ALL Parks and Recreation related events, activities, bus trips, classes, programs, etc...

Be well, be safe, and we’ll see all of our friends again soon.


Director of Parks and Recreation

Keith A. Kurowski

Special Event Applications can be found on the "Events" page. Any group interested in hosting a special event or block party should contact the Parks and Recreation Department prior to submitting an application. 

Tennis Courts

Open for "pick up play". League and/or tournaments need to register with the Parks and Recreation Dept. 


Remain open at all parks.

Playgrounds / Swing Sets 

Are OPEN at all park locations.

Park & Pavilion Rentals

Park reservation are ongoing as Covid19 restrictions continue to be less restrictive. You can request a reservation here . (You must sign up for account first, then ask to resreve a facility) Once your request is approved by the Parks and Recreation Dept., you will receive an email to make payment. Once payment is received, your park rental will be set. 

Park Bathrooms

Open daily Spring to Fall.

April 15 - May 30 8am - 8pm

June 1 - Aug. 31 8am - 9pm

Sept. 1 - Oct. 15 8am - 8pm

Basketball Courts

Are OPEN at all park locations.

Athletic fields for organized sports and leagues

Are OPEN for use by permit only. Contact the Parks and Rec Dept. for more info.

Welcome to West Chester Parks and Recreation. With diverse programs, multiple events, and various parks we strive to make West Chester a healthy, fun community.