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Rental Facilities & Park Reservation Forms 

25 people or more:  To schedule a reservation (including picnics, reunions, birthday parties, showers, and graduation parties) in one of our parks, please contact the Park office Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. by phone at 610-372-8939 or by e-mail at  Inquiry should be made at least one month in advance. Payment must be received in the Park Office within two weeks of making your reservation. Dates will not be held beyond two weeks without payment. Failure to observe this deadline will result in the cancellation of your event. See "Standard Reservation Application" below.

Walks, weddings, or other special events: Please contact Sue Ernst, Special Events Coordinator, at 610-374-2944 ext. 2610 or by e-mail at See Frequently Asked Questions, applications, and policy below for details on special events.

24 people or less:  Reservation not required; however, park areas/picnic tables that are not reserved as part of a paid reservation are only available on a first-come, first-served basis. This rule does not apply to weddings or walks (see above).  Small groups who wish to guarantee a particular park area, must make application and payment following the above procedures.  Paid reservations take priority. 

Standard Reservation Application.pdf

Parks Fees Chart.pdf  

Please note that there is now a fee for reservations at the Stonecliffe Pavilion. 
Parks are available for Standard Reservation April 15th through October 24th.
Requests for reservations may be made for the current year starting in January.
Click on each park below to see facility features for Standard picnic reservations: 
Wedding reservations are scheduled for May 1st through October 1st.
Click on each park below to see facility features  for Wedding reservations: 
   Red Bridge Recreation Area (Please note: Weddings are not permitted ON the bridge.)
Facilities available for Special Event (including walks, runs, groups of 100+) reservations: 
Click on each park below to see facility features.

   Gring's Mill 
The Youth Recreation Facility is available to reserve soccer, baseball, and softball fields. Please contact Dan Clouser from Berkshire Baseball by phone at 484-577-4133, by e-mail at or click BerkshireBaseball for more information.

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