Recreational Activities

Please visit our pages for Menlo Aquatics Center  and the Perkasie Carousel.

Family Fridays

Family Fridays are held the second Friday of the month, LOCATIONS VARY (see event for location)! Doors open at 6:00 pm for dinner, the entertainment begins at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Family Friday runs October- April.

Admission

$3.00 for everyone over 12 years old
$2.00 for ages 2 to 12
Free for children under 24 months.

Food & Beverage

Matey's Pizza - $2.00 per slice
Drinks - $1.00
Snacks may vary

October 11, 2013 | MAGICIAN: HALLOWEEN MAGIC | Pennridge High School Cafeteria

Halloween is a special time of year. Full of magical and mysterious stories, history, traditions and lots of fun surprises.  Eric will take the audience on a tale of mystical adventure and interactive storytelling while performing magic for all to enjoy!

November 8, 2013 | FAMILY BINGO NIGHT | Pennridge High School Cafeteria

Everyone loves BINGO!  Come out and enjoy a fun night with your family.  With admission, each family member will be given one bingo card.  Extra cards will be sold for $0.50 each.  Prizes will be geared to the children.

December 13, 2013 | MAD SCIENCE: WINTER HOLIDAY EVENT | Pennridge High School Cafeteria

The audience will be gasping and laughing at the Mad Scientist's exciting and merry science experiments.  Through a mixture of science and magic, the children will see a playing card vanish only to reappear again neatly gift-wrapped! The audience will also discover how Jack Frost can fill an eight-foot air bag with one breath.  Then, as a grand finale, the Mad Scientist will introduce the audience to a mysterious North Pole rock that turns out to be dry ice used for bubbling potions, popping corks and clouds of fog. All will have an evening of giddy goodness and festive fun!

January 10, 2014 | FAMILY BINGO NIGHT | Pennridge High School Cafeteria

Everyone loves BINGO!  Come out and enjoy a fun night with your family.  With admission, each family member will be given one bingo card.  Extra cards will be sold for $0.50 each.  Prizes will be geared to the children.

February 14, 2014 | MAD SCIENCE: "WILD & WACKY SCIENCE" | Pennridge High School Cafeteria

The audience will learn what a polymer is and will get to watch the brave volunteer make a giant batch of slime with their bare hands! They will also be amazed as the Mad Scientist uses science to melt the "Wicked Witch of the West" right before their eyes. Next, the children will learn about static electricity from demonstrations with a Van de Graff for a "hair raising" experience. The event is rounded off with a few dry ice demonstrations and our popular Swoosh, Whoosh, Aaaah demonstration for all to enjoy!

March 14, 2014 | LOLLY HOPWOOD: LET'S PLAY TODAY | Pennridge High School Cafeteria

This fun music group motivates kids to exercise, to use their imagination, and to take care of their bodies and minds. Kids will get excited about moving to the fun lyrics, dancing to playful tunes and silly freeze songs, while taking adventures on train rides, animal parades, and popping bubbles.

April 11, 2014 | DJ DANCE PARTY | Pennridge High School Cafeteria

Put on your dancing shoes! Our DJ will spin the vinyl for a kid friendly dance fest. There will be games and prizes for the little ones and fun for all. The DJ will take family friendly song requests.

Discount Ticket Prices

Discount Ski Tickets (CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE)

THE BOROUGH WILL ONLY ACCEPT CASH OR CREDIT/ DEBIT CARDS FOR THE SALE OF TICKETS. CHECKS WILL NOT LONGER BE ACCEPTED.

Discount ski tickets are available from December through March of each year for Camelback, Elk, Montage, Big-Two (Jack Frost and Big Boulder), Blue Mountain and Bear Creek.

With each ticket sold, Perkasie Borough Parks and Recreation earns 50 or more toward local parks and recreation projects. When purchasing your tickets at the Borough office you will save money while supporting your community.

ABSOLUTELY NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES! Please check with the mountain, as some mountains require weekend passes for holidays that fall on weekdays.

Destination

Ticket Type

Gate Price Savings Selling Price
Bear Creek

Weekday

$47.00 $16.00 $31.00
 

Night (4pm to 10pm)

$34.00 $11.00 $23.00
Big Boulder/ Jack Frost Adult Midweek (ages 19+) $44.00 $8.00 $36.00
  Adult Weekend (ages 19+) $50.00 $8.00 $42.00
  Adult Holiday (ages 19+) $52.00 $5.00 $47.00
  Youth Midweek (ages 5-18) $33.00 $1.00 $32.00
  Youth Weekend (ages 5-18) $40.00 $6.00 $34.00
  Youth Holiday (ages 5-18) $42.00 $3.00 $39.00
  Night (3pm to close) BB Only $28-$34 $2-$8 $26.00
Blue Mountain Midweek $54.00 $8.00 $46.00
  Weekend/ Holiday $63.00 $6.00 $57.00
  Night $35.00 $5.00 $30.00
  First Time Lift/ Lesson/ Rental $69.00 $12.00 $57.00
Camelback Midweek Open to Close $51.00 $8.00 $43.00
  Weekend/ Holiday Open to Close $61.00 $8.00 $53.00
Elk Mountain Midweek $51.00 $4.00 $47.00
  Weekend/ Holiday $63.00 $5.00 $58.00
Montage Mountain Midweek $50.00 $12.00 $38.00
  Weekend $59.00 $11.00 $48.00
  Youth Midweek (age 6-18) $35.00 $9.00 $26.00
  Youth Weekend (age 6-18) $45.00 $9.00 $36.00
  3-Hour Snowtubing (Fri. - Sun. or Holiday) $20.00 $3.00 $17.00
Shawnee Mountain Midweek $45.00 $10.00 $35.00
  Weekend/ Holiday $55.00 $10.00 $45.00
  Youth Midweek $35.00 $5.00 $30.00
  Youth Weekend $40.00 $5.00 $35.00
  Midweek Package (Lift, Lesson & Rental) $85.00 $12.00 $73.00
  Weekend Package (Lift, Lesson & Rental) $90.00 $12.00 $78.00

Discount Theme Park Tickets (CURRENTLY NOT AVAILABLE)

Discount theme park tickets are available at Perkasie Borough Hall from May through August each year for many local and out of state recreational facilities. The savings is significant on many of the tickets offered. Check the discounted prices listed below.

With each ticket sold, Perkasie Borough Parks and Recreation earns 50 or more toward local parks and recreation projects. When purchasing your tickets at the Borough office you will save money while supporting your community.  For a printable list, click here.

Destination Ticket Type Gate Price Savings Selling Price
Adventure Aquarium

Adult (13 & Over)

$26.70 $8.20 $18.50
 

Child (2-12)

$19.21 $4.71 $14.50
Baltimore Aquarium

Adult (12-over)

$29.95 $4.95 $25.00
  Child (3-11) $20.95 $0.95 $20.00
Camelbeach Adult or Child (3 & Over) $37.99 $2.99 $35.00
  Use promo code PRPS54 to purchase online.      
Dorney Park Adult (48" or taller) $49.99 $12.99 $37.00
  Junior (3+, under 48")/ Senior (Age 62+) $29.99 $1.99 $28.00
Dutch Wonderland Regular (Age 3-59) (Sr. tickets at park only) $38.24 $7.24 $31.00
Hersheypark Adult (9-54) $58.80 $11.80 $47.00
  Child (3-8)/ Senior (55-69) $37.80 $2.80 $35.00
  Early Season (5/3-6/28, Sun-Fri) Adult/ Child $58.80/ $37.80 $21.80/ $7.80 $37.00/ 30.00
Knoebels Amusement Park Weekday Regular (48" and taller) $34.00 $5.00 $29.00
  Weekday Child (under 48") $22.00 $5.00 $17.00
Longwood Gardens Adult (age 19 and over) $18.00 $4.00 $14.00
Morey's Piers Water Park (all day, ages 2-65) $39.00 $5.00 $34.00
  Rides Only (48" & over) $52.00 $8.00 $44.00
  Adult (48" & Over) Combo $66.00 $13.00 $53.00
  Child (under 48") Combo $52.00 $11.00 $41.00

PA Renaissance Faire

Adult (12+) $29.95 $8.95 $21.00
  Child (5-11) $10.95 $1.95 $9.00

Philadelphia Zoo

General Admission (age 2 & over) $20.00 $4.00 $16.00
Six Flags Great Adventure Regular (3+) Theme Park $67.40 $34.40 $33.00
  Hurricane Harbor Water Park $41.99 $15.99 $26.00

Tickets may be purchased from Perkasie Borough Hall, 620 West Chestnut Street, weekdays from  8:00 am to 4:30 pm. - walk-ins only. There are no phone or Internet sales through Perkasie Borough.  ALL TICKET PURCHASES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. THE BOROUGH WILL ONLY ACCEPT CASH OR CREDIT/ DEBIT CARDS FOR THE SALE OF TICKETS. CHECKS WILL NOT LONGER BE ACCEPTED.

If you are interested in tickets, but Perkasie Borough is not convenient  to your location, you may call the Pennsylvania Recreation & Parks Society at 1-814-234-4272 to order tickets and have them mailed to you.  There is a one dollar handling fee for this service.

Please call for availability as some tickets may not have been received or may be sold out.

2013 Camps

Register for all camps at Perkasie Borough Hall, 620 West Chestnut Street any weekday between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm. Pre-registration must be done in person or by mail, you can also download the registration form, call or e-mail to request that the forms be sent to you. Payment must accompany the registration form(s). The Borough reserves the right to cancel or change any programs without sufficient registration.

Programs and events are automatically cancelled for inclement weather or emergencies. Perkasie Borough reserves the right to change or cancel any activities, events, or costs.


2013 Summer Camps

Download the registration form

View the entire 2013 Program Guide



PERKASIE YOUTH SUMMER BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Sponsored by Perkasie Borough Parks and Recreation, and The Quakertown National Bank

What you should know...
There is a minimum of 7 players per team
There are four divisions with separate boys and girls teams.

Division I | Girls and Boys entering 5th and 6th grades in September

Division II | Girls and Boys entering 7th and 8th grades in September

Division III | Girls and Boys entering 9th and 10th grades in September

Division IV | Girls and Boys entering 11th and 12th grades in September

This program is open to Borough residents and non-residents. Games may begin the week of June 17th and continue through August. Each team will generally play weekly on a weekday evening starting at 6pm. Rainouts are played on Saturday in the morning starting at 9am. The playoff tournament is scheduled for the end of August. Games will be played at Kulp Memorial Park, 2nd Street, Perkasie. Playing down in grade division is not permitted.

If you are a Perkasie resident and need assistance forming a team, contact the Park & Recreation Director at the Perkasie Borough office.

Registration Information...

- Deadline is May 31st or the first hundred teams that register

- Teams must register as a group by a coach, age 18 or older

- Coaches meeting will be held at 7:00 pm on June 14, 2013 at Borough Hall.

- Registration fee of $525.00 per team must accompany registration form and will cover all costs (including twelve t-shirts)

- Additional shirts can be ordered for $7.00 a shirt (shirts must be ordered when you register)

- Make all checks payable to Perkasie Borough

- Download and print, pick up registration forms at the Perkasie Borough office or call to have the forms mailed to you.

REGISTER EARLY. PLACEMENT IS LIMITED.
For More Information Call (215) 257-5065.

Downloadable Forms & Documents:
Player Registration
Team Registration
Rules & Regulations
Coaches Letter


ADULT SUMMER BASKETBALL LEAGUE

Sponsored by Perkasie Borough Parks and Recreation, and The Quakertown National Bank

What you should know...
There is a minimum of 7 players per team
There are four divisions with separate boys and girls teams.

Adult Division | Men & Women Ages 18 and over

This program is open to Borough residents and non-residents. Games may begin the week of May 28th and continue through August. Each team will generally play weekly on a weekday evening starting at 6pm. Rainouts are played on Saturday in the morning starting at 9am. The playoff tournament is scheduled for the end of August. Games will be played at Kulp Memorial Park, 2nd Street, Perkasie. Playing down in grade division is not permitted.

If you are a Perkasie resident and need assistance forming a team, contact Joshua Aniskevich at the Perkasie Borough office.

Registration Information...

- Deadline is May 24th or the first hundred teams that register

- Teams must register as a group by a coach, age 18 or older

- Coaches meeting will be held at 7:00 pm on May 28, 2013 at Borough Hall.

- Registration fee of $525.00 per team must accompany registration form and will cover all costs (including twelve t-shirts)

- Additional shirts can be ordered for $7.00 a shirt (shirts must be ordered when you register)

- Make all checks payable to Perkasie Borough

- Download and print, pick up registration forms at the Perkasie Borough office or call to have the forms mailed to you.

REGISTER EARLY. PLACEMENT IS LIMITED.
For More Information Call (215) 257-5065.

Downloadable Forms & Documents:
Player Registration
Team Registration
Rules & Regulations
Coaches Letter


"Saturdays In Perkasie" Event

Join us for "Saturdays in Perkasie", presented by the Perkasie Olde Towne Association.  This event will be held every Saturday of the month and will feature the Perkasie Farmers Market, live entertainment, business and restaurant specials.  Please click here for more info. The first event will be held on May 18th and it will continue through the summer.  The last event will be held on October 19th.  The fun begins at 8 am and will last until Noon.

Summer Concert Series

Join us each Wednesday evening in July for our Concerts in the Park series. the concerts will be held from 7:00 to 9:00 pm in Menlo Park, located at Fifth Street and Park Avenue. All concerts are free of charge.

Rain Date Location | In the case of inclement weather, the concerts will be held under the Menlo Park Pavilion.

July 3, 2013 | Unsafe At Any Speed

Back for a third year, "Unsafe" performs a mix of popular folk songs as well as modern and classic country and bluegrass tunes.

July 10, 2013 | The RGM Project

Back after a two year absence, the summer concert series welcomes the RGM project, formerly known as the "KHR" Band. Performing relaxing jazz music that will be sure to entertain all by offering an exciting collaboration of some of the tri-state area's finest instrumental musicians.

July 17, 2013 | "Elvis Presley" Tribute

Back for a second year is an award-winning performer and the #1 Elvis impersonator in Pennsylvania, "Elvis" Brad Crum!  Come and hear the soul and sound of a legend!

July 24, 2013 | "Bruce Springsteen" Tribute

Back for a second year is a Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band called the E Street Shuffle.  Come experience a knock-your-socks-off, high-energy show.  It will feature the hits and the classics as well as the obscurities.  This show will be a night to remember!

July 31, 2013 | The Mango Men

The Mango Men return again this year and will take you on the island in style through our energetic and unique blend of Rock'n'Roll with a Caribbean Soul. You can count on non-stop audience interaction from start to finish, highlighted by Jimmy Buffett-style tunes to rock favorites, with a little bit of kickin' country in the middle (nothin' too twangy!!!). We will get your guests singing, clapping, and feet moving, plus no show is complete without our ever-popular "How Low Can You Limbo" contest and our "Sing With the Band" segment.

Rain date Location | In the case of inclement weather, the concerts will be held under the Menlo Park Pavilion.

Bus Trips

Bus trips are available through the Perkasie Borough Parks and Recreation Department. The video and restroom equipped motor coaches will pick up and drop off registered participants at the Perkasie Borough office. Unless otherwise indicated, all trips are a full day, leaving about 7 or 8 am and returning about 6 pm. All costs are per person and include transportation and trip. Call (215) 343-0547 or e-mail bachmantours@verizon.net for additional information. If you are interested, please call as soon as possible as these trips get booked or cancelled. Minimum of four persons per tour is required.

Mary Bachman Tours

For more trips: bachmantours@verizon.net

Thursday, May 9th | New York City's High Line plus Yankee Stadium

Tour NYC's newest park, the High Line, an imaginative use of a former High Line Railroad in the meat-packing district. Enjoy lunch at nearby Moran's Restaurant and afterwards tour the new Yankee Stadium. Price includes motor coach transportation, all tours, lunch and tips.

Cost | $150 per person (62+ $143)

Saturday, May 18th | Coney Island plus Pizza! Pizza!

Tour Brooklyn, with stops along the way for pizza, spumoni, and a stroll on the Coney Island Boardwalk. See sites of many movies filmed in Brooklyn! Price includes motor coach transportation, abundant pizza and beverage, all tours, tips and lunch.

Cost | $160.00 per person

Saturday, October 5th | Gettysburg 150th Anniversary of the Battle

Tour the battlefield with local guide in our motor coach. Enjoy lunch at a historic restaurant, with secret hiding places of the underground railroad. Kids will love the quest! A great chance for kids to learn about this epic battle of the Civil War! Price includes tour, lunch, all tips and motor coach transportation.

Cost | $82.00 per person; (kids ages 4-10 years old $72.00 per person)

Tuesday, December 31st | The Philadelphia Orchestra

Enjoy a wonderful dinner at the Positano Coast with a view of Philadelphia's fireworks, along with delicious wine and food! Then off to the Kimmel Center for a fabulous Philadelphia Orchestra New Year's Eve Concert. An evening you'll treasure! Price includes luxury motor coach transportation, dinner & wine, all tips, and the best seats in the house!.

Cost | $150.00 per person

 

Recreation Events

Community Garden

12'x12' and 12'x18' "year round" lots are available at the "Community Garden", 5th Street and Shadywood Drive. Initial tilling and water are provided. $25.00 per lot, $15.00 refund at the end of growing season, providing that the lot has been cleared and the water hydrant key returned. Lots will not be rolled over for the following year, so please drop off water keys and pick up deposits.

This is made possible by the generous donation of land from the Kenneth Kratz Real Estate Company and water from the Perkasie Borough Authority.  Maintenance of the grounds around the plots is performed by the Borough's Public Works Department.


Community Yard Sale

Perkasie Borough's Tenth Annual Community Yard Sale will be held on Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 8am until 2pm in Lenape Park. Here's your opportunity to sell personal items you no longer want or need. Have all the benefits of a yard sale without having to advertise or hang signs! Spaces will be available to Perkasie Borough residents and non-residents. Those interested in participating must register in advance. The cost per space will be $10.00. Participants may park one vehicle in their space. This will be a rain or shine event. There will be some restrictions on the items that you will be permitted to sell. Stop in or call the Borough Office for details.  Please register by May 10, 2013.

Community Yard Sale Letter
Registration Form

 

Good Time Motorvators Lake Lenape Jamboree

Sunday, May 28, 2012
8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. (Rain or Shine)
Rt. 152 & East Walnut St to Constitution Ave Perkasie PA
$10 Pre-Registered or $15 day of Show
Dash Plaques for 1st 100 cars, Participants door prizes, Food & Beverage. In a quiet park setting. Vendors of all types pay only $15 for an 8 table space. Vendor Supplies table & Chairs. Vendors are urged to donate door prizes that will be noted in registrants packet or advertising novelties for registrants packets.  Click here to visit the Good Time Motorvators website!

 

Lucky Ducky Derby

For more information on Community Day, please click here.  The eleventh Annual "Lucky Ducky Derby" will take place on Sunday, July 7, 2013 - Community Day (rain date July 14th), Lenape Park. The race will begin after the canoe races in the East Branch Perkiomen Creek, by boat launch. The ducks will race to the "Twin Bridges".

First place winner will receive $100
Second place winner will receive $75
Third place winner will receive $50
Fourth place winner will receive $25

PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE RACE, SO STICK AROUND FOR THE RESULTS

Tickets for the numbered ducks may be purchased at the Perkasie Borough office or from Parks and Recreational Board members.

Cost | $3.00 each or 2 for $5.00


Fall Festival

October 6, 2013 from 12pm to 5pm at Menlo Park

Entertainment for all ages: petting zoo, demonstrations, scarecrow workshop, face painting, pie contest, sand art, pony rides, refreshments, crafters, vendors, children's rides, music, and much more!!

Craft space available - bring your own set-up
$25.00 per 10'x10' in the park
pre-registration is required for crafters, for information call the Borough office (215) 257-5065.

Scarecrow Contest, Pie Baking and Pumpkin Carving
Entry blanks for these contests will be available at the Perkasie Borough Office in September and at the information booth at the Fall Festival.

2013 Vendor Letter

2013 Sponsor Letter

 

Perkasie Garden Club Bi-Annual Garden Tour

The next Tour will be on June 22nd from Noon to 4:00 PM, rain or shine.  Garden raffle will be held at the Cannon Gardens of Menlo Park on the day of the tour.  Tour tickets are $12 in advance or $15 on the day of the tour.  Tickets can be purchased beginning in May at Frederick's Flowers, Earthkeeper's at Rogers, Dublin Agway, Clair's Flower Shop, Contemporary Gardens, and at the club booth at Perkasie Springfest.  On the day of the tour, tickets can be purchased at the Menlo Park Gardens from Noon to 3 PM.

Click here for the printable flyer!

Annual Plant Swap

This year's community sponsored activity will be held on Sunday, May 19th and is sponsored by the Perkasie Garden Club. The event begins at Noon for members of the Perkasie Garden Club only, and then from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM the public is invited. The event will be held in Menlo Park at the pavilion (425 Arthur Avenue). ring plants to share. A ticket is given to take a plant for each plant brought. All plants are subject to being refused as a "swap", but we'll have an area for those that can be freely shared. Tickets for seedlings are at the discretion of the club. Plants must be in pots and potted up at least two weeks prior, labeled with plant name and variety, if known. If unknown, let us try to help you. No "invasive plants" as per DCNR suggestions. Additional plants available on a small fee basis. If you need more information, please call Sheila Chlebda at (215)453-8277.

 

 

 


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Family Fridays
Discount Tickets

2013 Camps
Basketball League
Adult Basketball League
"Saturdays In Perkasie" Event
Summer Concert Series
Bus Trips
Community Garden
Yard Sale
Jamboree
Lucky Ducky Derby
Fall Festival
Garden Club Tour

Related Web Sites

Pennridge Community Day

Perkasie Olde Towne

Aerobics and Fitness Association of America

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources


Perkasie Borough
620 West Chestnut Street
P.O. Box 96
Perkasie, PA 18944

Phone | 215.257.5065
Fax | 215.257.6875

Menlo Aquatics Center | 215.453.7126