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Pools
The City of Bethlehem runs six pools during the summer months. Memorial Pool, located on Illick's Mill Road is the largest and opens around Memorial Day. The six other pools are Clearview, West Side, Stark, Yosko and Saucon. Memorial Pool is open until Labor Day.

Season Passes are available in the Recreation Office and a daily admission is charged for those without a season pass. Swimming lessons are offered at all pools throughout the summer as well as swim teams.
Pool Info for 2011
Swimming Lesson Sign Up Form

Playgrounds
The City has nine playgrounds which are supervised throughout the summer. They are Bernie Fritz (Heimpel Park), Clearview, Elmwood, Friendship, L.G. Steward, Madison, Rose Garden, West Side and Yosko.

Parkwatch Groups
The City of Bethlehem Police Department currently has 6 active “Blockwatch” groups that at located around city parks. These groups work in partnership with the police department to preserve and enhance the quality of Bethlehem's parks
Contact Parkwatch Groups

Dog Park
The City's off-leash recreation area for dogs is available to city residents Owners/Handlers are responsible for their dogs at all times. The dog park is located at 259 Illick's Mill Road.
Dog Park Info Sheet

Day Camps
The City offers a summer day camp program at the Ice Rink. The program consists of four sessions from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The program is available to children 7 – 12 years of age and a $125 per session fee is charged.
Day Camp Info and Signup Sheet

Sand Island Tennis Courts
Located on beautiful and Historic Sand Island, this unique community tennis facility features a clubhouse with dressing rooms, eight lighted Har-Tru courts and an underground watering system that ensures consistent play throughout the summer season.

Courts are open: May 6th thru September. Hours of operation vary during the months of May & September. Call the courts, 610-865-7007 for times.

Tennis lessons are available for all ages and ability levels. Other programs include men’s and women’s leagues – singles, doubles and mixed, Junior Team Tennis and Special Events.
Tennis Lesson Sign Up Form
Tennis Info Sheet


Pavilion Reservations
There are three parks in the City where pavilions may be reserved. Illick’s Mill, South Mountain and Saucon Park. For further information, call the Parks & Recreation office at 610-865-7081.
Rules and Regulations

Music In The Park
The summer concert series begins in late May and runs through September. Concerts are held at the Rose Garden as well as the City Center Plaza and Steelworker’s Memorial.

Ice House on Sand Island
The Ice House, a Recreation and Performing Arts Center, is located on Sand Island. The multi-purpose facility is used by many theater groups and organizations and is available for private rentals. The PA Youth Theater & Mock Turtle Marionette Theater perform their Theater Productions throughout the year, which are open to the public. Anyone interested in renting the facility should call the Recreation office for availability.

For more specific dates, times & fee schedules, call the Parks & Recreation Office at 610-865-7081.

Ice House Shows

 
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