Parks & Recreation

 

Lance Welliver, Director
Butler County Parks and Recreation

184 Alameda Park Road
Butler, PA 16001
Alameda Park: 724-284-5383
Alameda Pool: 724-284-5384 (June - August)

Alamedapark@co.butler.pa.us

 

     

 

Introduction

The Butler County Parks and Recreation Department operates year-round, bringing the residents of Butler County quality, affordable recreational opportunities. The Parks and Recreation Department regularly submits press releases to all of the local media. Our programs are advertised on the radio and in the print medias. Many of the programs that are offered by the Butler County Parks and Recreation Department have minimum and maximum participant requirements, and registration deadlines. If you are interested in attending a program or class, be sure to register early.

 

The Butler County Parks and Recreation Department has a no-refund policy for all programs and rentals. This also applies to Alameda Waterpark admissions and aquatic programs. The Butler County Parks and Recreation Department may be offering additional programs that were not available at the time of printing. Please call the Butler County Parks and Recreation Department for programs that have been added after this website was updated.

 

By registering or participating in any Butler County Parks and Recreation Department activities you agree to allow publication of any photo or video taken at any program, event or facility. The County of Butler, without obligation to provide compensation to those photographed, may use such photographs. Photos and video taken at activities may be used for publication as the Butler County Parks and Recreation Department and its sponsors deem necessary. If you have an idea for a program, would like us to expand on our current programs, or have any questions or comments, please let us know.

 

We can be reached at (724) 284-5383, or you may write us at:

 

Butler County Parks and Recreation Department

184 Alameda Park Road, Butler, PA 16001

or e-mail us at alamedapark@co.butler.pa.us.

 

We appreciate your comments.

 


Butler County Parks and Recreation Policies

  1. Alameda Waterpark and The Kid's Zone Playground areas are tobacco-free areas. No tobacco products may be used within 20 feet of entrances. This also includes the use of E-cigarettes. 

  2. The Butler County Parks and Recreation Department has a no-refund policy in effect for all programs and for Alameda Pool.

  3. Most Classes are limited in size. Registration will be on a first come-first serve basis.

  4. Payment is expected at the time of registration. Cash, money orders, or personal checks. Please make checks payable to "County of Butler".

  5. Please check the programs for which you are registered. No confirmation notices will be sent.

  6. The Butler County Parks and Recreation Department is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of handicap status in the provision of programs.

  7. The Butler County Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel programs due to insufficient registration. Unless notified, classes will begin as scheduled.

  8. The Butler County Parks and Recreation Department welcomes people of all abilities. Please note that a 48-hour notice is requested for any person with a disability who needs special accommodations to participate in a program.

  9. Alameda Waterpark may be closed for reasons of poor weather or attendance, safety factors, or special events. Please see our Waterpark rules and regulations for a complete listing of policies and guidelines.

The Butler County Parks and Recreation Department operates year-round, bringing the residents of Butler County quality, affordable recreational opportunities. Please contact the Butler County Parks Department to find out more about any of the programs listed in this publication, or to offer any suggestions on programs that you would like to have offered.

 


Our Mission

The mission of the Butler County Parks and Recreation Department is to provide safe, clean, and beautiful facilities, parks and open spaces, along with professionally managed leisure activities for all people. Services shall be provided to enrich the quality of life for local citizens and to provide economic value through facilities which create tourism and encourage long-term community stability and growth. 

In order to facilitate this goal, the Parks and Recreation Department for the County of Butler continually offers new and exciting activities.

 

To see our local map of shelters click here, for our walking/bike trails please click the selected area.

 


Coming Events

 

 

Note: A new ordinance of the County of Butler repealing ordinances No. 20 and 20-A and providing for rules and regulations governing the use of the Butler County Park System can be viewed here.
 

(To read the ordinance requires free Adobe Acrobat Reader).

 

 

 

Check out our recent activity on our Facebook Page 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free Fishing Rod Loaner Program       

All Year Long

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission and the Butler County Parks and Recreation Department are offering free loans of fishing rods and reels. The borrower will be responsible for cost of the rod and other equipment should they not be returned or taken care of properly. In addition, those borrowing the equipment must agree to safe, ethical conduct while fishing, as well as obeying PA Fish Commission laws and regulations.

 

 

 

 

 

REGISTER FOR CAMP ALAMEDA TODAY!

 

 

Camp Alameda 2018

 

A message from the Butler County Board of Commissioners:

 

Dear Parents or Guardian,

Welcome to Camp Alameda.  As part of the Butler County Parks and Recreation Department, Camp Alameda offers a summer program for children who are potty trained and at least 5 years of age.

Camp Alameda is filled with games, activities, arts and crafts, swimming every day and lots more each week with activities geared around a weekly theme.

Please read your Parent Handbook carefully.  If at any time you have any questions, suggestions, or concerns, please let us know by calling

724 284-5383.  We look forward to a fun filled, enjoyable summer with your children.

 

Thank you, 
Butler County Commissioners                                                         

Leslie A. Osche, Chairman                                                                               

Kimberly D. Geyer, Vice Chairman                                                                                   

Kevin E.Boozel, Secretary                                                                        

                                                                

 

 

 

Click here to download an application for Camp Alameda 

 

Click here to download the medical authorization form

 

All documents can be downloaded and viewed using Adobe Acrobat Reader.

 

 Week 1:  June 4-June 8 Sports Pride Week

 Week 2:  June 11-June 15 Kids Fear Factor Week

 Week 3:  June 18-June 22 Woodsy Week

 Week 4: June 25-June 29 Under the sea

 Week 5: NO CAMP JULY 4 July 2-6 Stars and Stripes Week

 Week 6:  July 9-13 Birthday Celebration Week

 Week 7:  July 16-July 20 Amazing Race Week

 Week 8:  July 23-July 27 Science Week

 Week 9:  July 30-August 3 Get Soaked Week

 Week 10: August 6-August 10 Olympian Week

 Week 11: August 13-August 17 Carnival Week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Discount Amusement Park Tickets

Discount Tickets are now available at the Park Department. Local tickets are available same day such as:

Adventure Aquarium
Dutch Wonderland
Hershey Park
Idlewild
Kennywood
Pittsburgh Zoo
Sand Castle 
Waldameer Park 

Other tickets can be available upon request, some may be available as soon as two weeks. Please reach out to the department with more questions

724-284-5383.