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2022 Programs and Events
  • Winter Wellness Walks
    Date: Saturday, February 12, 2022 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Details:
    Join parks staff as we get out on the Union Canal Trail to enjoy an hour-long brisk walk with likeminded friends. Getting moving this time of year can be tough, but studies show that outdoor time is just as important in winder as the warner months of the year.
     
    Wear walking shoes or other appropriate footwear and dress accordingly.  Inclement weather or poor trail conditions may cancel individual event dates.  Registration is preferred-email lgauker@countyofberks.com or call 610-374-2944 ext. 2611.  Click for the Winter Walks flyer.
     

     

  • Snowshoe with your Sweetheart
    Date: Wednesday, February 16, 2022 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
    Details:
    Snowshe flyer
    Bring your snowshoes and join us (or borrow a pair of ours - let us know when you register) and take a moonlit stroll through open field with your sweetie during February's 'Snow Moon'. After a short introduction to snowshoing and our walk, we'll enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and a tasty treat of homemade chocolate chip cookies. In case of no snow, we'll hike along the Union Canal trail.
     
    This is a FREE program. Please register by February 14th.  Contact Lisa Gauker: 610-374-2944 ext. 2611 or email lgauker@countyofberks.com. Click for the Snowshoe flyer.
     

     

  • Snowshoe 101
    Date: Saturday, February 19, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Details:
    Snowshe flyer
    Bring your snowshoes and join us for this snowshoe program for beginners.  Staff will show you the basics and help you learn how to do this fun winter sport. Using the big field field by the Heritage Center, a nearby small hill, or the Union Canal Trail, we'll head out to get some time in the snow.
     
    We will have some snowshoes available to borow, call to reserve a pair. Snowshoes and Cross Country Skis can also be rented at Buckman's Ski Shopin Muhlenberg.  In case of no snow, we'll hike along the Union Canal trail.
     
    This is a FREE program. Please register by February 14th.  Contact Lisa Gauker: 610-374-2944 ext. 2611 or email lgauker@countyofberks.com. Click for the Snowshoe flyer.
     

     

  • Maple Sugaring 101
    Date: Saturday, February 26, 2022 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
    Location:
    Details:
    Maple Sugaring 101 flyer
    Join parks staff as we get out on the Union Canal Trail to enjoy an hour-long brisk walk with likeminded friends. Getting moving this time of year can be tough, but studies show that outdoor time is just as important in winder as the warner months of the year.
     
    Wear walking shoes or other appropriate footwear and dress accordingly.  Inclement weather or poor trail conditions may cancel individual event dates.  Registration is preferred-email lgauker@countyofberks.com or call 610-374-2944 ext. 2611.  Click for the Maple Sugaring 101 flyer.
     

     

  • Winter Wellness Walks
    Date: Saturday, March 12, 2022 09:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    Details:
    Join parks staff as we get out on the Union Canal Trail to enjoy an hour-long brisk walk with likeminded friends. Getting moving this time of year can be tough, but studies show that outdoor time is just as important in winder as the warner months of the year.
     
    Wear walking shoes or other appropriate footwear and dress accordingly.  Inclement weather or poor trail conditions may cancel individual event dates.  Registration is preferred-email lgauker@countyofberks.com or call 610-374-2944 ext. 2611.  Click for the Winter Walks flyer.