Park & Recreation

Park & Recreation Committee
David Reiss  - Chairperson
Robbie Fischer - Vice Chairperson
Suzanne Clarke -Secretary 
Ebby Schirmer 
Herman "Bob" Strobel
Maggie Oliver
Jodi Cutaiar
Alternates - Doug Hansen, Bonnie Stump
Youth Member - vacant
                 
The Park and Recreation Committee meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Township building, with no meeting in December. Meetings are always open to the public.

Park & Rec EVENTS for 2019
Movie in the Park - August 24
September Fest - September 29

James Park Pavilion Rentals
Please download and fill out the James Park Memorial Park Rental Form. The Township cannot hold a date for you unless payment is received. Please read the Rules & Regulations.

Veteran's Memorial
Veteran’s Memorial

The Park & Recreation Committee, with your help, has received 65 additional names to be added to the Veteran’s Memorial at James Park.  The memorial plaques are designed to honor and remember West Rockhill residents (past or present) who served in our military.  We anticipate a dedication ceremony near Memorial Day 2020!

The committee is currently raising funds to cover the cost of the engraving and installation of the new plaque.  If you are interested in supporting this project, checks can be mailed to the township. Please note on the memo line:  Veteran’s Memorial.  All donations are greatly appreciated.

If you wish to purchase a Veteran's Memorial Brick for the patio, please fill out a Veteran's Memorial Brick Order Form and submit it to the Township. There are small or larger bricks available for purchase to honor a service person or loved one. If you wish to add a Veteran's name to the plaque memorial, please fill out and return a Plaque Order Form

James Memorial Park
James Park offers a 1/2 mile walking path, a large and small pavilion, a pond, a sand volleyball court, basketball courts, a dog park, and a tot lot. The Veteran's Memorial is located near the Derstine Pavilion. The rustic Hafler Trail, 1 mile in length (follow the blue blazes) offers a scenic woodland walk beginning near the Dog Park and continuing on Hafler Road to terminate back at the rear of the Park. The Pennridge Little League leases the baseball field in the center of our Park. Both the Derstine Pavilion and the Markley pavilion can be rented for special events.

Dog Park at James Memorial Park
Located behind the baseball field, the Dog Park is adjacent to the walking path for easy access directly next to the Park Rules and waste station. Stop in to visit the new Dog Park and meet new friends! And always, please be considerate to all dogs and other residents.
Dog Park Rules

James Memorial Park Playground Fundraiser
The Park and Recreation Board has a goal to raise $25,000 to purchase additional playground equipment. We are focused on growing a community with healthy children. Donations can be mailed to West Rockhill Township at:

West Rockhill Township
1028 Ridge Road
Sellersville, PA 18960
Attn: Park & Recreation Tot Lot



Built trails include the Hafler Trail and the James Park Loop Trail. The West Rockhill Township Manderfield Preserve at the Butter Creek Bridge on Allentown Road has blazed trails, a small parking lot and a trail map at the kiosk. A Feasibility Study has been completed for the East Branch Perkiomen Trail from Sellersville to Route 309. The Township is seeking trail volunteers to work on and advocate for trails in WRT. 

           West Rockhill Township Veteran's Memorial in James Park    
Get Fit with a Doc Walks in James Park  

Get Fit with a Doc is a community outreach program that offers opportunities to exercise with Grand View Health physicians and staff in James Memorial Park on our ½ mile paved trail. This successful program had an average of 50 participants per session with over 200 registered participants last year! The goal of Grand View Health is to have at least one physician lead each walking event.

This spring, Get Fit with a Doc will be held the first and third Thursdays of each month at 5:30 p.m. Walks will last from 30 to 60 minutes. Our goal is to Get Healthy Together! Everyone is welcome, including children and pets. A brief educational talk from a Grand View Health doctor will be provided at the beginning of each walk. Please bring your own water bottle. Registration will be available before each event.

Information is posted at www.gvh.org/event/get-fit-with-a-doc/

Get Fit with a Doc









2019 Fishing Derby Photos

 
 
 
 


2015 Fishing Derby Video


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