Parks

A Small Playground Area Surrounded by Tall Trees at Kent ParkList of Parks

View a list of all parks in the Marple Township.

Rules & Regulations

General Rules

  • Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in the park areas.
  • Anyone found damaging park, playground equipment or facilities will be subject to arrest & fine & is liable for damages.
  • Be respectful of properties adjacent to Township parks.
  • Fires must be put out before leaving the park. Fires must be in a Underwriters Laboratories -approved barbecue.
  • Groups of more than 25 must get a special permit. For permits contact Leisure Services at 610-353-2326.
  • No after dark use is permitted, unless a special permission is obtained.
  • No bikes or motor vehicles are to be ridden in the park and/or playground areas.
  • No hazardous materials, chemicals, motor oils or the like are permitted in Township parks.
  • No shooting, trapping, or firearms are allowed in Township parks.
  • Repairing of motor vehicles in Township parks is strictly prohibited.
  • There is a $50 fine for littering on township property.
  • To cut, mutilate, remove or destroy in any manner trees, shrubbery, plants or wood from Township parks is unlawful.
  • Trash must be put in containers provided.

Dog Waste

Per Ordinance 86-5:

  • Dog waste is a threat to the health of our children. It also degrades our town and transmits diseases.
  • Leash-curb and clean up after your dog; it is required by law! Fines are up to $1000.
  • Pets are not permitted in park playground areas; the scooper ordinance is mandatory.

Tennis Court Rules

  • Limit play to one hour if necessary.
  • Please be considerate of others waiting to use the courts.
  • Tennis courts are for tennis play only; all other activities are prohibited.

Special Park Events

  • Community Pride Day - May
  • July 4th Parade - July
  • Halloween Parade - October
  • Honor Our Veterans - November
  • Holiday Tree Lighting - December

Photo Gallery

View scenic pictures of our parks in the Photo Gallery.