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Click below to read the "Greater Pottstown Trails Study"  Finalized April 2018
Greater Pottstown Trails Feasibility Study - Final.pdf
Park and Recreation Committee
Richard Zuber
Pete Dannecker
Lawrance Martin
Sally Stetler
Eileen Gilbert
Our Mission Statement
To enhance the quality and effectiveness of Township recreation resources, to encourage the use and enjoyment of Township recreation facilities by its residents and to stimulate cooperative planning for their improvements.
The Park and Recreation Board consists of five residents who serve as volunteers appointed by the Board of Supervisors. The Park and Recreation Board makes recommendations to the Board of Supervisors with regard to planning and structuring of the township parks. They are also responsible for planning and conducting the annual Easter Egg Hunt and Community Day.
The Park and Recreation Board meets the first Monday of the month.

 The pavilions at Ironstone Park and at the Township Building are available for rent.  Reservations for the coming season are not accepted until February 1st of each year.
Fees:                  Resident        Non-Resident
1-50 people          $50.00            $65.00
51-100                $100.00           $130.00
101-150               $150.00           $195.00
Check out the links below for more information on the parks.
Hunting in Goose Run Park and the Township owned land is permitted by Township residents who obtain a license at the Township Office. 
Goose Run Park consists of approximately 82 acres, which can be accessed from Goose Run Road or Levengood Road.  Hunting is also permitted at 900 Douglass Drive, Lots #1 and #2 (approximately 73 acres) on the property owned by the Township.
Hunting is open to Townshp residents only, however each licensed resident may bring a non resident guest, who must also be registered with the Township.  Maps are available at the Township Office.
Rifles are not permitted.
You must provide a copy of your PA State Hunting License as well as drivers license.  You will be required to sign a form agreeing to abide by the State Laws as well as Douglass Township Rules.
Permits will be issued after September 1st.  The 2018-2019 dates are September 15 - January 26..
Since 2010, the first Saturday in October is set aside for Douglass Township Community Day.  All games and activities are free.  There is food for sale, and live music.  Please join your neighbors for this fun day of community fellowship.
2014 Pictures.pdf 
Community day pictures 2016 (1).pdf 
Community day 2016 (2).pdf 
Community Day 2016 (3).pdf
Community Day 2016 (4).pdf
Each year, the week before Easter, the Township hosts an Egg Hunt for township children.  Pre-registration is required so we know how many to expect.  There is a scramble for all age groups from toddlers to sixth graders.  There are prize eggs for all age groups. The Easter Bunny is available for picture so bring your cameras!
2015 Egg Hunt Pictures.docx 


Douglass Township Parks