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 email at firstname.lastname@example.org . 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 Gring's Mill Office, at 610-372-8939 or by email at email@example.com. 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: 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 January.
Click on each park below to see facility features for Standard picnic reservations:
Berks Leisure Area
Red Bridge Recreation Area
Wedding reservations are scheduled for May 1st through September 30th.
** Please contact the main park office at Gring's Mill at 610-372-8939 for any wedding reservation information.
Click on each park below to see facility features for Wedding reservations:
Berks Leisure Area (small weddings only)
Red Bridge Recreation Area (small weddings only)
(Please note: Weddings are NOT permitted ON the bridge)
Facilities available for Special Event (including walks, runs, groups of 100+) reservations:
Special Events 2015 FAQ.pdf
Special Use Application 2015.pdf
Special Use Permit policy.pdf
Click on each park below to see facility features.
The Youth Recreation Facility is available to reserve soccer, baseball, and softball fields. Please contact Dan Clouser from BIG Vision Foundation (formerly Berkshire Baseball) by phone at 484-577-4133, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or www.bigvisionfoundation.org for more information.
Please note that we have transferred the property of Hunsicker's Grove to Longswamp Township. To reserve that location, please contact the township by calling 610-682-7388.
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