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Lower Saucon Township

Parks & Recreation - Parks

Lower Saucon Township has many parks and recreational areas for your enjoyment. To view a location map of parks, click here.

For a copy of our Pavilion Rental Rules and Regulations (under Parks & Athletics Facilities Use Policy) or a Pavilion Rental Permit (Request for Facility Permit), please visit our Forms & Documents Page.

Rules for all parks, click HERE.





Summer Recreation Programs

Lower Saucon Township Parks

The Township sponsors a summer recreation program for children ages 6-12 run by the Saucon Valley Community Center at our parks. Contact the Community Center at www.svcommctr.org for the latest information on these programs.

Parks



Town Hall Park

Town Hall Park
3700 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bethlehem, PA 18015

Located behind Town Hall off Old Philadelphia Pike (just west of Route 378).

  • Large pavilion with a capacity for approximately 200 people with two large charcoal pit burners.(One on each side of the two-sided pavilion, renter must provide charcoal).
  • This pavillion is equipped with electricity, 24 tables and no running water.
  • A reservation system is in place to rent the pavilion from April through October. Reservations are taken starting on the first Friday in January for that summer. Rate's associated with pavilion rentals are as such: $100.00 rental fee and $50.00 deposit for Township residents (current drivers license must be provided). Non-resident rate is $150.00 plus a $50.00 deposit.
  • Business Use - Non-profit or not-for-profit applicant must provide Certificate of Insurance indicating either Comprehensive General Liability Coverage or Named Operation and Location on not less than $1,000,000.00 C.S.L. and naming Lower Saucon Township, and its officers and employees as additional insured's.
  • Softball field with lights, backstop and fence (Softball leagues have contracts for the field from Monday through Thursday.
  • Two large playground / jungle gym areas
  • Pond for fishing (fish and release only)
  • Modern restrooms and water fountains - Please note that restrooms are not guaranteed to be open until mid-May (depending on weather), but port-a-potties are available.
  • Full basketball court and 1/2 court - with lights
  • Two horseshoe pits (must bring your own horseshoe sets)
  • Nature trail (with crushed stone) runs throughout the park for walking or jogging - trail 2,296 ft. (3075 ft. w/loop)
  • Softball/Multipurpose field with lights, backstop and fence (leagues have contracts for field use. Therefore, use is not included in the Pavilion reservation).


Southeastern Park

Southeastern Park
2675 Wassergass Road, Hellertown, PA 18055

Located off of Lower Saucon Road west of Wassergass across from Southeastern Fire Company

  • Large pavilion has the capacity for approximately 150 people with four smaller charcoal pits located at each of the four corners of the pavilion.
  • A reservation system is in place to rent the pavilion from April through October. Reservations are taken starting on the first Friday in January for that summer.)
  • Rate's associated with pavilion rentals are as such: $100.00 rental fee and $50.00 deposit for Township residents (current drivers license must be provided). Non-resident rate is $150.00 plus a $50.00 deposit.
  • Business Use - Non-profit or not-for-profit applicant must provide Certificate of Insurance indicating either Comprehensive General Liability Coverage or Named Operation and Location on not less than $1,000,000.00 C.S.L. and naming Lower Saucon Township, and its officers and employees as additional insured's.
  • Certificates of Insurance shall state the following: The applicant's name and address, the policy data, and that a minimum of 30 days cancellation notice shall be provided to the Certificate Holder.
  • Modern restrooms - Please note that the restrooms are not guaranteed to be open until mid-May (depending on weather), but port-a-potties are available.)
  • Baseball/softball field, backstop and fence (leagues have contracts for field use. Therefore, use is not included in pavilion reservation).
  • Modern playground / jungle gym apparatus
  • Charcoal pits
  • Wooded picnic area
  • Horseshoe pits (must bring your own horseshoe sets)
  • Native wildflower meadow - View Plan here.


Steel City Park

Steel City Park
2122 Riverside Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18015

Located in Steel City - This park will not be rented in 2016 due to improvements.

  • Currently this pavilion has the capacity for approximately 65 people and includes eight picnic tables (no grills).
  • A reservation system is in place to rent the pavilion from May through October. Reservations are taken starting on the first Friday in January for that summer.
  • Rate's associated with pavilion rentals are as such: $100.00 rental fee and $50.00 deposit for Township residents (current drivers license must be provided). Non-resident rate is $150.00 plus a $50.00 deposit.
  • Business Use - Non-profit or not-for-profit applicant must provide Certificate of Insurance indicating either Comprehensive General Liability Coverage or Named Operation and Location on not less than $1,000,000.00 C.S.L. and naming Lower Saucon Township, and its officers and employees as additional insured's.
  • Certificates of Insurance shall state the following: The applicant's name and address, the policy data, and that a minimum of 30 days cancellation notice shall be provided to the Certificate Holder.
  • New playground/jungle gym apparatus
  • Baseball/softball field, backstop and fence. Leagues have contracts for field use. Therefore, use is not included in pavilion reservation.

View the Final Plan for proposed 2016 improvements here.




Heller Homestead Park

Heller Homestead Park
1892 Friedensville Road, Bethlehem, PA 18015

Located adjacent to Saucon Creek west of Hellertown and the creek between Friedensville and Skibo Roads

  • Interpretative Nature Loop with scenic overview of Saucon Creek
  • Benches and picnic tables
  • Fishing access to Saucon Creek
  • Download our Nature Loop Brochure or Trail Map


Polk Valley Park

Polk Valley Park
2068 Polk Valley Road, Hellertown, PA 18055

48.5 acre Park on Polk Valley Road opened Spring 2008

  • This large pavilion has the capacity for approximately 60 people and incldues eight tables. Currently, there are no grills or electrical outlets available at this pavilion. Access to two port-a-potties.
  • 3 Multi-purpose fields (Soccer/Lacrosse/Football)
  • 2 Little League sized baseball fields (Hellertown Lower Saucon Little League have contracts for field use)
  • Paved walking/biking trails
  • Tot Lot
  • 1 acre dog park (opened Fall 2009)
  • Grass trails through naturalized areas
  • Rate's associated with pavilion rentals are as such: $100.00 rental fee and $50.00 deposit for Township residents (current drivers license must be provided). Non-resident rate is $150.00 plus a $50.00 deposit.
  • Business Use - Non-profit or not-for-profit applicant must provide Certificate of Insurance indicating either Comprehensive General Liability Coverage or Named Operation and Location on not less than $1,000,000.00 C.S.L. and naming Lower Saucon Township, and its officers and employees as additional insured's.
  • Certificates of Insurance shall state the following: The applicant's name and address, the policy data, and that a minimum of 30 days cancellation notice shall be provided to the Certificate Holder.


Kingston Park

Kingston Park
4216 Countryside Lane, Hellertown, PA 18055

This park opened in 2013. The 2.5 acre park is adjacent to the historic Lutz-Franklin Schoolhouse on Countryside and Limpar Lanes.

  • This small pavilion has the capacity for approximately 45 people and includes six tables (no grills) and two electrical outlets. Kingston Park also includes parking (which can accomodate school buses), walking trails, and a composting toilet. A central feature of the park is a water garden dedicated in the memory of Ella Mary Kingston, who was a student at the schoolhouse.
  • Rate's associated with pavilion rentals are as such: $100.00 rental fee and $50.00 deposit for Township residents (current drivers license must be provided). Non-resident rate is $150.00 plus a $50.00 deposit.
  • Business Use - Non-profit or not-for-profit applicant must provide Certificate of Insurance indicating either Comprehensive General Liability Coverage or Named Operation and Location on not less than $1,000,000.00 C.S.L. and naming Lower Saucon Township, and its officers and employees as additional insured's.
  • Certificates of Insurance shall state the following: The applicant's name and address, the policy data, and that a minimum of 30 days cancellation notice shall be provided to the Certificate Holder.


Easton Road Fields

Easton Road Fields
2190 Easton Road, Bethlehem, PA 18015

Acquired by the Township in April 2010, the Easton Road Fields are located across Easton Road from the Christ Lutheran Church and are bordered by Easton and Mockingbird Hill Roads. The 6+ acre property consists of two (2) baseball fields which are currently leased to the Hellertown Lower Saucon Little League for their use.




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