Some of the nicest perks in visiting Whitehall, PA are its parks. And there’s actually a bunch of them that you can visit once you’re in town and you’re in a hurry. You don’t even have to spend a lot to enjoy them. Here’s our list:
1. Allencrest – Allencrest is a playground located at 1020 Livingston Street. It is made up of 1.25 acres of land situated in the south west zone of the Township recreation system. The park’s highlight is the play lot designed for children and kids up to 12 years old. Although it is more of a passive sitting park, there are interesting features like playground equipment and down-sized pavilion.
2. Cementon/Victor Talotta Park – The Park is located at 5185 Dewey Avenue. It is quite large, too, covering 18 acres of lot in the Northeastern zone of the Township recreation system. It is near (adjacent) to another recreation system, the Cementon Steckel Pool. The featured highlights of Cementon Park are its three baseball fields, two basketball courts with lights, two volleyball courts that can be converted into tennis couts, and a new enclosed building that’s available for rental. The key activities are the Township summer camp program and sports programs like summer adult volleyball league, spring coed T-ball, and baseball/softball programs. Finally, the park jointly hosts the annual Cement Belt Fair together with the Laurel Fire Company.
3. Egypt Memorial Park – Egypt Park is located at 4540 Hillcrest Lane and Bank Street. It is within a land measuring over 17 acres in the Northwest zone of the Township Recreation System. Unlike most of the parks we’ve discussed, this one is actually not owned by Whitehall Township. It is made up of four baseball fields, play lot for kids, pavilion, two lighted basketball courts, and an enclosed building intended for rental. The park is home to several youth activities like spring and fall baseball, spring coed T-ball, and summer adult volleyball.
4. Schadt Avenue Park – Also known as Zephyr Park, this one is located in the Central west zone of the Township Recreation System. It is made up of 17 acres of land and has four baseball fields, one football field, four soccer fields, play lot, and two basketball courts. The park management offers various programs and activities, too. The list includes baseball and softball, spring coed T-ball, and field hockey for the youth. Finally, the park comes with a community building that’s available for rent.
5. Hokendauqua Park and Playground – The last recreational park in Whitehall, Pennsylvania in our list is Hokendauqua Park and Playground. It is rather small compared to the other we discussed. Covering roughly 10 acres, it is located in the central east zone of the Township Recreation System. It comes with three baseball fields, play lot, and three lighted basketball courts. There’s also a pavilion good for rentals. The activities offered by the park include spring baseball, softball, winter basketball, and spring coed T-ball. There is also a competitive length Parkview Pool that’s adjacent to the park with a pavilion and police agility training course.