October 31, 2014

Parks & Recreation Areas

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VINE STREET PLAYGROUND
Location: Vine Street, near intersection with Quinter Street, Stowe, PA 19464
Size: 0.9 acres
Suitability: Active and passive recreation, mainly for 5-12 years old.
Facilities: Playground, swings, small and large multi-purpose open space, benches/sitting areas, picnic table
Activities + tips: Sunny field with some shady spots.
Hours: Dawn until dusk.

HOWARD STREET PLAYGROUND
Location: On Howard Street in Stowe, PA 19464, between School Lane and W. Walnut Street.
Size: 0.3 acres
Suitability: Active and passive recreation, mainly for 5-12 years old.
Facilities: Playground, swings, benches/sitting areas, small multi-purpose space.
Activities + tips: Adults: beware the merry-go-round!
Hours: Dawn until dusk.

OLDTIMERS FIELD/TOWNSHIP BUILDING
Location: 900 Grosstown Road, Stowe, PA 19464, behind the municipal building.
Size: 3.25 acres
Suitability: Active and passive recreation for all ages.
Facilities: Well-equipped ballfield, playground, multi-purpose open space, pavilion, full-court basketball that can also accommodate more picnic tables for special events.
Activities + tips: Younger children may enjoy catching a glimpse of planes taking off and landing at the airport on the other side of the trees beyond the outfield. Keep an eye on the recently-acquired acreage on the third base side of the field; it may become the site of some walking trails.
Hours: Dawn until dusk.

MANATAWNY PARK/WEST POTTSGROVE TOWNSHIP RECREATION AREA
Location: Manatawny Street, near the intersection with Sell Road, Stowe, PA 19464
Size: 2.9 acres
Suitability: Active and passive recreation for all ages, access to Manatawny Creek.
Facilities: Natural areas, two picnic areas with total of 12 picnic tables and 4 grills, parking.
Activities + tips: Right now this area is great for quiet reflection or a family gathering. Keep an eye on future development of 30 acres that will extend the park to the border with Pottstown.
Hours: Dawn until dusk.

West Pottsgrove Township Park Rules

West Pottsgrove has two parks for the use of our residents. The Township Park is located on Manatawny Road along the Manatawny Creek and the recreation area at the Township building has the Little League field, a pavilion and a playground area for tots. The following rules and regulations apply.

  • Parks are open from sunup to sundown. No person is permitted on park property unless the park is open.
  • Fires are not permitted.
  • No person shall cut, mutilate, or remove any tree, shrub, flower or other park property.
  • No alcoholic beverages or illegal drugs
  • No motorized vehicles
  • No profanity, No fighting
  • No unreasonable noise
  • No littering
  • No pets
  • No gambling or soliciting
  • No bicycles
  • Park & Recreation Area close at dusk.

Failure to comply with rules and regulations will result in the loss of recreational privileges and/or prosecution.

The recreation area at the Township is open all year weather permitting. The pavilion is available to rent for parties at a cost of $25.00. Reservation forms are available from the Township Secretary. Contact the Township Office with any questions you may have.