Parks and Recreation FAQ's
The park offers three (3) sheltered gathering places, Shelter 1or Shelter 2 and a Pavilion. Shelter 1 holds about 80 people, Shelter 2 holds approximately 50 people, and the Pavilion holds 100. Badminton, bocci ball, "catch", frisbee and volleyball may be played in the grass areas of the park except around the Pavilion and equipment is NOT provided. Shelter 1 and the pavilion have two "Super Grills" in the vicinity of the area that are four (4) feet wide. Shelter 2 has one “Super Grill”. Charcoal is NOT provided. There is a fireplace in the pavilion, however, cooking over the fire is not allowed. Electricity is available in both shelters and the pavilion. The outlet for Shelter #1 is located 15 feet away, and Shelter #2 and the pavilion have outlets in the walls.
Reservations can be made for either the Pavilion, Shelter #1 and Shelter 2. All other activities in the park are first come first served. Reservation permits for current year only are issued starting after January 1 of that year. Reservations are made in person only and are accepted for the period of April 15 through October 15.
Walking Paths: Barrier free walking paths are located throughout the park and provide access to all areas of the park. There are 3 different distances, short, medium and long. The long distance path is 9/10 of a mile.
Fishing dock and pond: Fishing in the pond is allowable and encouraged. Normal state fishing laws prevail. Youngsters under the age of sixteen may fish without a license. Please try to limit catch of trout and bass to two per fishing person or family. Remember, "Catch and Release" will help extend this important recreation resource. In the Spring of 2000, there will be a barrier free floating dock installed.
Playscape: The playscape offers hours of fun for children. It is divided into two areas, one for smaller children and the other for older children. As always, smaller children should be accompanied by an adult. The playscape offers swings, slides, bridges, chain ladders and is completely wheelchair accessible.
SprayScape: Celebrating its grand opening in May of 2003, the SprayScape water feature has become a very popular destination for many Township residents. Open to all ages, the SprayScape is a great place for you and your family to cool off during the hot summer months. The water feature is scheduled to open memorial weekend and remain open until the September 30th providing weather warrants operation. The SprayScape rules are posted at the park and available on this website on the SprayScape page.