Parks & Recreation

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Park Updates 

John O Green Park Phase 1 is open!  Take a break from the heat and enjoy the water features.  Have fun!  

Summer Activity Guide 

View our Summer Activity Guide to find out about our upcoming events, summer camps, bus trips, children and adult programs, classes and activities, and much more!  

Summer Programs and Activities

Check out our summer Programs and Activities.  This summer we have many great programs including art programs, soccer, T-ball and many more fun and creative programs for adults and children. 

Touch A Truck 

Join us on August 14, 2016 for Touch A Truck. The fun kicks off at 12:00PM and ends at 4:00PM a the the Chester County Government Services Building Parking Lot at 601 Westtown Road  

Attendee parking just $3.00 per vehicle. 

West Chester's Vintage Market

West Chester's Vintage Market - A Vintage Garage Sale celebrating First Friday in downtown West Chester, September 2 from 4:00PM to 8:00PM
Located in the Chestnut Street Parking Garage. West Chester's Vintage Market will kick off at 4:00PM and close at 8:00PM, providing shoppers time to peruse the vendors for vintage finds throughout the early evening with time to also walk the downtown shopping scene of First Friday and enjoy a delicious meal from any of West Chester’s premier restaurants.  

If you are interested in being a vendor at the Vintage Market click here 

Swingin Summer Thursday

Join us on August 4 for  Swingin' Summer Thursday in Downtown West Chester. Held from 6:30PM to 9:30PM on Gay Street between High and Matlack Streets

Chester County Restaurant Festival Food Vendor Applications 

Restaurant and specialty food applications are now available for the Chester County Restaurant Festival held on Sept 18th.  Click the link below to download the applications.  Applications are due by August 26th.  
Chester County Restaurant Festival, Restaurant and Specialty Food Application 
Chester County Health Department Temporary Event Licenses  

Sponsorship Opportunities

West Chester Parks and Recreation is currently planning another entertaining summer festival season, filled with music, food, art, and much more.  Sponsors help make each festival something special.  Proceeds will go towards entertainment, games, activities, and any new event offerings. Sponsorship levels can be event specific and we are more than happy to accommodate your request.  Check out our Sponsorship Packet to view the perks of being a sponsor and different sponsorship levels.  

Bus Trips 

Join us for one of our many bus trips in 2016.  We will be visiting New York City, Radio City Music Hall, Washington DC Cherry Blossom Festival, Nashville, The Finger Lakes, American Girl, going on A Tall Sail, and visiting the Baltimore Zoo.    Visit our bus trip tab for full itineraries and pricing.  

West Chester Parks

There are 12 parks located in the Borough of West Chester. To learn more about the amenities, playgrounds, and history of each park, view the park facilities.


Teams and/or individuals interested in participating in the West Chester Volleyball Program should email Joel Urbine, the West Chester Volleyball Director.

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