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Information about the Recreation Department

The Recreation Department, provides organized recreational activities for all residents. Details of programs are published in the Park News, the Recreation Department Facebook page, and the schools distribute flyers at the appropriate times.


Registration for the 2024 Summer Recreation Program has been filled to capacity! If you would like to be added to a waitlist, please send an e-mail with your name, phone number, child's name, grade, and age to

South Park Township's Summer Recreation Day Camp returns this summer, beginning June 10th and runs through July 26th! (There will be no camp on July 4th).

This program is held at various locations throughout the Township and Allegheny County's South Park. It runs 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Monday through Friday and is held primarily outdoors, rain or shine. There will be swimming, karate, archery, basketball, tennis, hiking, arts and crafts, STEM activities, special guests, and so much more!

The cost is $200 per child. Children must be at least five years old, completed Kindergarten, and be residents of South Park Township.

Registrants will receive more details on drop-off locations and the schedule via e-mail and the Class Dojo notification app, closer to the start of the program.

Please direct any questions to Recreation Director, Devon Serena, at 412-831-7000 or by e-mail at!


The Township Recreation Department "Crafty Creations" adult art series will allow residents to tap into their creative side. Check back on the Township's website or on the South Park Township Recreation Facebook page
about a week before each class for the link to sign up. Pricing will range from $10-$20. Classes will be held from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Township Administration Building, unless otherwise noted. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED, and registrants must be South Park Township residents.

Please direct any questions to Recreation Director, Devon Serena, at 412-831-7000 or by e-mail at


South Park Township's "Party In The Park" will rock this year's annual Community Day celebration on Saturday, September 21, 2024.

To reserve a vendor space at Community Day, please fill out the online form and pay the non-refundable fee by clicking here. Sign up early to secure your exhibit booth space, as registration prices will go up on May 1, 2024 and applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

The annual South Park Township Community Day takes place at the South Park Fairgrounds on the third Saturday of September and consists of a parade, food, vendors, games, and entertainment. Visit the Community Day page here to learn more about the Township's upcoming Community Day activities.

The Community Day Parade will begin at 11:00 a.m. The parade route will be along Corrigan Drive, right onto Brownsville Road, and continue into the South Park Fairgrounds driveway.

To secure your spot in the parade and ensure the information is correct, please print out and complete the Parade Application form, found online here, and mail it to Dawn Kempton, 955 Westchester Road, South Park, PA 15129 by September 1, 2024. You can also contact Dawn at 412-266-0290 or

A Note About Fees

Fees, when charged, sustain direct program costs. In many instances, volunteers provide assistance and leadership. Anyone interested in volunteering their services should contact Devon Serena - Recreation Director at (412) 831-7000.

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