Parks and Recreation Members

Jay Erb, Chairman (Email)
Patty Werth, Vice Chairperson

Cynthia Lawrence, Secretary
Steve Weil, Treasurer
Colleen Skelton
John Ellwanger
Sara Claypoole
Karl Danielsson
Vince Cordaro

 The Parks and Recreation Commission meet at 7:30 p.m. on the 1st Wednesday of each month.

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Coventry Woods Festival 2018

We are seeking volunteers to help plan and assist at our annual Coventry Woods Festival. Click Here to Help

Our Parks

Coventry Woods

Coventry Woods Park consists of 688 beautiful acres of mostly mature deciduous forest and is located in rural western end of the township.

Kenilworth Park

Kenilworth Park is nestled in the historic village of Kenilworth in North Coventry Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Riverbend Park

Riverbend Park is a beautiful athletic park overlooking the Schuylkill River. The park offers three athletic fields (Anderson, Batdorf and Deegan), a pavilion, and a play area.

Riverside Park

The park is divided throughout the neighborhoods north/south between River Road/Schuylkill Avenue and East/West Main Street; and then east/west between South York Street and South Penn Street.

Our Annual Events

Coventry Woods Festival

Held annually in May at Coventry Woods, the festival is fun and games for all ages. Goat races, trail walks, food, crafts and games are all part of this fun filled day.

Coventry Woods Bonfire

The bonfire is held annually in the fall. A great outdoor experience for all attending.


Disc Golf @ Kenilworth

Visit the Disc Golf Course located at the eastern end of Kenilworth Park.




Would you like to try out your green thumb or help cleanup your neighborhood park?

Are you a student in need of school service hours?

If you are you looking for a good cause, we are looking for you!

Volunteers participate in a wide variety of projects including planting, weeding, mulching, habitat restoration, trash pickup, athletic and park facility repairs and painting, trail maintenance, and special events.

To volunteer with park projects, select this link and complete a “Friends of the Park” application.  We will then add you to our email group notifying you of upcoming projects.  We welcome both individual and group involvement.

"The parks are a destination! Individuals plan around the opportunity to be there. The parks are a venue. The venue provides an experience, an amenity, a value. Individuals leave with stories, memories, and couldn’t miss the opportunity to take a candid picture and share it. The parks are a sanctuary. Individuals can go there to be active, to be still, to be inspired, to be mindful, to be rejuvenated and surrounded by life, or just to be."
Ashley Pultorak
Program Officer --Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation

Parks and Recreation News

Parks & Recreation Ordinance Update (revised 6/17/19)

Parks & Recreation Ordinance Draft The Parks & Recreation Commission has spent the last several months updating the Parks Ordinance. At Monday’s (June 10th 2019) the Board of Supervisors approved the advertising of the proposed ordinance.  A hearing for the updated ordinance will be scheduled for a future Board of Supervisors meeting. Download and review

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Mountain Laurel

By Rebecca Bowen May through early June is the best time to enjoy our state flower in bloom, mountain laurel (Kalmia latifolia). The distinctive pink to white umbrella-like blossoms brighten up the spring woods. The five sides of the flowe r are punctuated by the stamens, pushing into the sides in individual pouches and giving

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Coventry Woods Festival Event Schedule and Sponsor List for May 19th from 1pm to 5pm

Coventry Woods Festival Event Schedule and Sponsor List May 19th 2019 from 1pm to 5p SPONSPORS & EVENT SCHEDULE (below) PLATINUM Sager and Sager Associates Attorneys at Law 43 High Street Pottstown, Pennsylvania 19464 610.323.1328 Styer Real Estate 2089 Pottstown Pike Pottstown, Pennsylvania19465 610.469.9001 Fast Signs-Pottstown 180 Shoemaker Rd., Unit B Pottstown, PA,

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