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SOLD OUT - Camp BIG, Everhart Park and Hoopes Park  Summer Camp Program 

Camp BIG, Everhart Park and Hoopes Park Summer Camp Programs have all sold out. 

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.

May Day Festival of the Arts 

May Day Festival of the Arts, Sunday, May 7, from 11 am to 4 pm, will bring more than 40 artisans to Everhart Park to display their hand-crafted wares. There will be live artisan demonstrations, an outdoor art show featuring art work from Hillsdale Elementary School and high-quality arts and crafts for purchase. Enjoy live performances all day long.  The family-friendly event will also include a moon bounce 

West Chester's Vintage Market 

West Chester's Vintage Market - A Vintage Garage Sale celebrating First Friday in downtown West Chester, May 5 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!  

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.  

Flea Market and Bike Resale 

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 4th. Space are only $15.00.  Click here to register 


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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