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Recreation
Written by Administrator
Saturday, 03 October 2009 05:16
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Public Recreational Facilities

See 2nd Table Below for Additional, More Detailed Information
  
   
 

Resource

Municipality

Description

Pictures

Bangor Memorial Park

Bangor

Adult Baseball field, youth baseball field, track, outdoor basketball courts, sand volleyball courts, pavillions, playground, swimming pool, snack bar, picnic area.

Pic 1, Pic 2

Pennico Park

Bangor

Youth Baseball Field, outdoor basketball court, playground

Pic 1

East Bangor Dam

East Bangor

Lake, Fishing/Boating (no motors)

Blaine Reimel Memorial Park

East Bangor

Youth Softball, Football practice field, playground, pavillions, outdoor basketball courts.

Pic 1, Pic 2

Bryan Kiefer Memorial Field

LMBT

Youth Softball Fields

Pic 1

Centerfield Gym

LMBT

Indoor and Outdoor Basketball, tennis courts, batting cages, playground, pavillion, bocci ball court.

Pic 1, Pic 2

Pacchioli Field

LMBT

Adult Baseball Field

Tekening Hiking Trails

LMBT

Hiking Trails

Green and White Fields

Pen Argyl

Youth baseball and softball, football practice fields.

Pic 1

Plainfield AA Fields

Plainfield

Baseball Fields

Plainfield Farmer's Grove

Plainfield

Farmshow grounds, picnic areas, playground

Plainfield Hiking Trails

Plainfield

Hiking Trails

Plainfield Municipal Recreation Center

Plainfield

Baseball Fields, Tennis Courts, Basketball Courts

Pic 1

Portland Ballfield

Portland

Baseball Field

Pic 1

Portland Gym

Portland

Youth Basketball, Auditorium

Roseto Park

Roseto

Adult Baseball, pavillion, playground

Pic 1, Pic 2

Bear Swamp Park

UMBT

Archery Complex, hiking trails, campsites

Pic 1, Pic 2

Columcille Megalith Park

UMBT

Outdoor Sanctuary

Johnsonville Park

UMBT

Baseball field

Minsi Lake Ballfield

UMBT

Baseball Field

Minsi Lake Wilderness Area

UMBT

Lake, Boating, Fishing, Hiking

Pic 1

Slate Belt Little League

UMBT

Baseball Fields

Pic 1

Trinity UCC Ballfields

UMBT

Youth Baseball

Tuscorora

UMBT

Inn, Social Hall, Soccer Fields, Gym

Blue Valley Farm Show

Washington

Adult Softball, social hall, soccer fields, farm show grounds

Ettinger's Fields

Washington

Fields

Jacktown Community Center

Washington

Pavillion, Fields, Show Grounds

Richmond Lions Fields

Washington

Adult and Youth Baseball, playground

Pic 1

Wind Gap Park

Wind Gap

Youth Baseball, outdoor basketball, pavillions, playground, tennis courts, soccer fields, batting cage, snack bar.

Pic 1, Pic 2

Weona Park

Pen Argyl

Youth Softball, swimming pool, mini-golf, playground, carousel, pavillions, tennis courts, adult baseball, basketball, picnic and grilling areas, bandshell, social hall, Boy Scout Home

Pic 1, Pic 2

TABLE 2
INVENTORY OF RECREATION FACILITIES, USERS & PROGRAMS FOR

SLATE BELT REGION

UPDATED EDITION SPRING 2009

 

Municipality/Park Name
Bangor Boro
Bangor Memorial Park
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Bee Hive Community Center
Pennico Park
 
 
 
 

Bethel Park
Founders Park
East Bangor Boro
East Bangor Dam
 (owned by Fish Comm)

Blaine Reimel Mem. Park
 
 
 

Lower Mt Bethel Twp
Bryan Kiefer Mem Field
Centerfield Gym
 
 
 
 

Pacchioli Field
Tekening Hiking Trails
Portland Borough
Portland Ballfield
Portland Gym

Roseto Borough
Roseto Park
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upper Mt Bethel Twp
Bear Swamp Park
 

Columcille Megalith Park
Echo Lake park
Minsi Lake Ballfield
Minsi Lake Wilderness Area

Slate Belt Little Lge Fields
Trinity UCC ballfields
Tuscorora
 
 

UMBT 90 acre park
Washington Township
Wash Twp Recreation Complex
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Blue Valley Farm Show
 
 

Jacktown Community Ctr
 

Richmond Lions Fields
 

Washington Twp Firehouse

Bangor Area School 
District
DeFranco Elementary
Washington Elementary

Five Points Elementary 
 

Bangor Area Middle
 
 
 
 
 

Bangor Area Senior High
 
 
 
 
 
 

Pen Argyl Boro
Weona Park
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

extra 17 A open space
Green and White Fields
 

Plainfield Township
Plainfield AA fields
Plainfield Farmer's Grove
 

Plainfield Rail-Trail
Municipal Recreation Ctr
 
 

Plainfield Twp Park 
           @Kesslerville Rd

Wind Gap Borough
Wind Gap Park
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Pen Argyl Area School 
District
Plainfield Elementary 

Wind Gap Middle School
 
 

Pen Argyl Area High 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

List of Amenities

football field/stadium

Adult Baseball Field/multi-use
 
 
 
 
 

youth baseball field
track
 

2 basketball courts (outside)
sand volleyball courts 
pavilions 
playground
swimming pool
snack bar (by stadium) 
snack bar (Bangor-owned by courts)

picnic area
Train Rides
 

youth baseball field
outdoor basketball court
playground
pavilion
 

monuments/benchs
monuments/benchs

lake
fishing
non-motor boats
youth softball field
football field
playground
pavilions
outdoor basketball courts

youth baseball/softball fields
indoor and outdoor basketball
tennis courts
batting cages
playground
pavilions
bocci ball court
Adult Baseball field
Hiking trails

baseball field
basketball courts
auditorium
Small Playfield
adult baseball field
 
 
 
 

pavilion
playground

archery complex
hiking trails
campsites
Outdoor Sanctuary
softball fields
T ball fields
lake
hiking trails
baseball fields
youth baseball
inn
social hall
soccer fields
gym
baseball fields/other in dev. 
 

baseball field #1
multi-purpose field #2
multi-purpose field #3

pavilion
landscape bed garden
playground
walking path
4 geocaching sites
adult softball 
social hall
soccer fields
farm show grounds
pavilion
fields
show grounds
adult baseball fields
youth baseball fields
playground
pavilion
hall
 

Gymnasium
Gymnasium
Playground
baseball/softball diamond
Playground
Gymnasium
field hockey field
soccer field
football practice field
softball field
Gymnasium 
 

Baseball field
Gymnasium

tennis courts
Fitness Trail
Practice Fields
Cinder Track
Cross Country Course

youth softball fields
swimming pool
mini-golf
playground
carousel
pavilions
tennis courts
adult baseball field
basketball courts
picnic/grill areas
bandshell
social hall
Boy Scout Building
skate park
entire park
 
 
 
 

undeveloped
youth baseball
softball fields
football fields

baseball/Softball fields
farmshow grounds
picnic areas
playground

baseball fields
tennis courts
basketball courts
soccer fields
7 baseball fields
5 soccer fields
Community center (proposed)

youth baseball fields
outdoor basketball court
pavilions
playground
tennis courts
soccer fields
batting cage
snack bar 
band shell
kitchen building
gazebo
restrooms
 

playground
gymnasium
softball field

practice field
gymnasium
tennis courts
football field
baseball field
 

multi-use fields (baseball field)

2 gymnasiums
 

wrestling/weight building

 

User of each amenity

BASD Football
Blue Valley Patriots
BASD 
Summer Lge Field Hockey
Babe Ruth baseball, girls softball & field hockey, soccer
Legion Baseball
Adult Baseball 
Slate Belt Soccer
Washington Twp Girls Softball
Bangor Little League
BASD Track and Field, Colonial League track,Open to Public
SCSI (Assoc of Christian School Interntl. track and field meets, 
Relay for Life
 

rentals
public use
public, Project Success
Bangor Boosters
   rentals
used for Oktoberfest & Veterans Days
public
Elks
 

girls softball, Slate Belt soccer, Little League
public
public
Organizations & Assembly of God Vacation Bible School
 

Boro, Business Assoc.
 

no swimming
 

adult softball, youth girls
Blue Valley Patriot Football Lge.
public
public - reserved by rentals
 

LMBT  residents
LMBT residents
LMBT residents
LMBT residents
public use
LMBT residents/rental
LMBT residents
AA baseball team
public use

Little League use / Local Teams
youth boys/girls basketball
Church Group
Local Residents
Over 35 Softball Team
Pius X High School Baseball
Pius X CYO Baseball
Summer Babe Ruth Baseball
Fall Babe Ruth Baseball
Legion Baseball
Picnics for anyone any day
Open for anyone
 
 
 

private non profit
UMBT softball ages 6-18
UMBT softball ages 6-18
boating, fishing

Privatge for profit

Private 
 
 

UMBT
 

Bangor Little League;   Slate Belt Little League;  Slate Belt Girls' Softball
Slate Belt Little League;  Faith Christian MS Soccer;  Slate Belt Soccer
Slate Belt Little League T-Ball;  Bangor Babe Ruth;  
Faith Christian Middle School Soccer;  Slate Belt soccer
public - reserve with fee
public
public 
public
 
 

Slate Belt Youth Soccer
Slate Belt Youth Soccer, Slate Belt Little League, Bangor Little League
 
 
 
 
 

open to public for recreation
open to public for recreation
 

Community Basketball/HS Cheerleading/Project Success.
Community Basketball/HS Basketball, Latch Key, Project Success

UMBT Softball/Slate Belt Little League Baseball, HS Softball

Community Basketball, Latch Key,
MS Field Hockey, Lacrosse Club
MS/HS Boys and Girls Soccer
UMBT Softball, Slate Belt Little League, MS Football
HS softball, UMBT softball
LMBT, UMBT, Bangor Basketball, MS Boys and girls basketball, 
       UMBT volleyball
MS intramurals, UMBT Summer Camp, Community Wrestling
UMBT Baseball, Bangor Babe Ruth baseball, HS baseball, HS Field Hockey
HS Boys and Girls Basketball, HS Wrestling, Community Wrestling, 
        Little League baseball, Slate Belt and Bangor
HS Boys and Girls Tennis teams, UMBT Summer League

HS football, band, track and field, baseball practice.
HS/MS Cross Country and track
HS/MS Cross Country

public/private parties
public/private parties
public/private parties
public/private parties
public/private parties
public/private parties
public/private parties
public/Babe Ruth/adult men/high school JV
public/private parties/summer basketball league
public/private parties
public/private parties
public/private parties
Troop 33
public
Pen Argyl Athletic & Park Assc
 
 
 

Girl Scouts

Green and White AA
PASD
Green and White AA

Boys/Girls Ages 5 to 18
Public
Public
Public
Public
PASD Girls Softball
Public
Public
Wind Gapp AA/ PASD Boys/Girls 
N/A
N/A
N/A

Wind Gap AA, Babe Ruth lge
public, independent league
public - reserved by rental
public
public, PASD high school boys/girls practice
PASD Girls Soccer, Wind Gap AA
Wind Gap AA
Wind Gap AA
Boro summer concert season, special events
Wind Gap AA, Fire Co., rentals
public - some special use
public
 
 
 

PASD 
Green & White
PASD 
PASD 
PASD
PASD 
PASD 
PASD 

PASD 

PASD
PASD

PASD

 

Programs run at the park
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

boys youth summer league
men/wmn adult summer lge
 

Summer Recreation program
 
 
 

summer and Octoberfest
Oktoberfest & Veteran's Day service
karate
 
 
 

Community Day
Easter egg hunts
Octoberfest,Christmas on Broadway, Heritage 
Veteran's Day service
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

LMBT baseball/softball programs
LMBTbasketball programs
 
 
 
 

Creekers
provided by PP&L

None
None
None
None
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

T ball ages 5-7 UMBT
 

baseball 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

for reservation
for reservation
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Summer Sounds Concerts
yoga, karate
 

2 week summer recreation program
Memorial Day celebration (May)
Lukie Fest (Oct)
Not Too Scary Stroll (Oct)
Labor Day Celebration
1 week camp

youth baseball
JV girls softball
practice
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

youth baseball
 
 
 

boys/girls youth soccer
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Varsity Softball practices/games, Jvgames
youth softball practices
 MS football & field hockey practices
all MS practices/games, upper level practices
J V / Varsity Boys and Girlspractices / matches
All levels of interscholastic football
Varsity Baseball practices/ games, JV games, 
JV/Varsity Field Hockey practices/games, 
     MS games
Marching Band & midget football practices, 
     speed & agility camps
Jr. High  JV & Varsity Boys/Girls' Basketball 
    practices & games, all Midget wrestling
     matches, Cheerleading practices
Jr. High, JV, Varsity Wrestling practices, 
    all strength training for school teams
 

CAROUSEL & MINIATURE GOLF
Beginning Friday, May 29th , our historic carousel and miniature golf course will be open Friday evenings 6 – 9 P.M; Saturday and Sundays 12 Noon – 9 P.M., weather permitting.  Carousel Rides are $1 and Golf costs $4.
WEONA PARK
Weona Park is operated by the Pen Argyl Athletic and Park Association, a nonprofit 501 C(3) organization.  The Association meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7 P.M. at the Community Center.
Tax deductible contributions to support any program of the park may be made to Pen Argyl Athletic and Park Association  and sent to P.O. Box 128, Pen Argyl, PA  18072.
The Community Center and the Pavilions near the play area are available to rent for activities.  Contact the park office for more information.  Park  610-863-9249  610-863-9249
Fax 610-863-1766
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WEONA PARK PALS
The Weona Park Pals is an organization that raises money to benefit the park.  They make and sell the homemade pies for the Summer Sounds concerts and conduct the October Scary Stroll.  If you would like to join the Pals, give a donation, or help with an activity, please email them at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it