It is the mission of the North Coventry Parks and Recreation Commission to provide township residents and visitors with facilities and programs that offer recreation, resource management and education in order to enhance the quality of life in our township. View our Strategic Plan
Parks and Recreation Members
Jay Erb, Chairman (Email)
Steve Weil, Treasurer
The Parks and Recreation Commission meet at 7:30 p.m. on the 1st Wednesday of each month.
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
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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.
Parks and Recreation News
Coventry Woods Bonfire 2017 The annual Coventry Woods bonfire was held Saturday November 4th. It was a beautiful night under a full moon. Those attending enjoyed s’mores, games, music, Dallas Fries, night hikes and friends. The bonfire was preceded by a presentation from Historical Commission chairman and Board of Supervisors Vice Chairman Spencer Claypoole
Update on Spotted Lanternfly As the result of a mild winter in 2017, the Spotted Lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) population is enormous this year. In many areas in early August, trees were completely covered with feeding nymphs. Unsurprisingly, reports of Spotted Lanternfly from locations previously considered uninfested are significantly on the rise in southeast Pennsylvania.
Send us your suggestions for potential uses for Paravis Hall and the Stubblebine House The Board of Supervisors is requesting your help to determine the future use of two buildings in Coventry Woods, the Stubblebine House located at the main entrance of Coventry Woods and Paravis Hall (the lodge). The Township has spent the last
Kaleb Fisher, Troop 95, Boy Scouts of America, stands by one of the five access signs he built and installed at Coventry Woods as his Eagle Scout project. The signs will help to inform park visitors were parking is available and provide the address in event of a needed call to 911.
Simon Crew, a member of BSA Troop 140 and North Coventry resident, stands beside one of three Little Free Libraries which he constructed, installed, and filled with books as part of his Eagle Scout project. Simon’s Little Free Libraries can be found in Riverbend Park, Kenilworth Park, and Coventry Woods Park. Thank you, Simon!
BIG thank you to the OJR Leo Club for their volunteer efforts at Coventry Woods restoring a picnic shelter and area at the Chestnut Hill access. Also BIG thank you to Boy Scout Troop 95 for their maintenance in the garden beds in front of the Lodge. Municipal government relies heavily of the efforts of its