Berks County Parks in the News!


Welcome to the parks newsroom! Here you can read any articles written about the parks department within the past few months to find out more about our events and our department. We will also use this page to post any urgent press releases the public may need to know. If you have any questions regarding media coverage, please contact



August 2014
Skateboarders, Bikers Compete in Reading

Step Back in Time Day - Voices

Annual Race honors Berks athlete who died too young

Crossing over into the past at Berks County Heritage Center


July 2014

Crossing over into the past at Berks County Heritage Center


The Art of Dowsing at the Beidler House

Kids Summer Series: Rockin' thru History


June 2014

Voices: Salsa Dance Workshop

Update from Commissioners on Kaercher Creek Park in Hamburg

Clearing Antietam Greenlands

Get Outdoors Day at Blue Marsh

Kids Day Camp: Bugs and Beasties

Old Home Day

Let's Go Camping! with Cabela's


May 2014

Performing Arts in the Park Series

Early Bird Fiddle Festival

Texas Swing with Butch Imhoff preview of Fiddle Festival

Berks Country: Fiddle Festival preivew

Children's Fishing Rodeo

Tree rededication, tradition renewed

Dig this! A shovel a mother could love

A growing tribute to mothers everywhere

Berks County no longer operates Kaercher Creek Park in Windsor Township as County recreation facility


April 2014

Go fly a kite? That's the idea in Bern Township

Country recreation departments take three state awards

Dozens come out to decorate eggs at Berks County Heritage Center


March 2014

Antietam Lake Park will be a 'showcase', Lower Alsace supervisors told