Parks & Recreation

The Borough of Heidelberg is serviced by four parks, Heidelberg Park, the Ellsworth Avenue playground, the Zero Street tot-lot. and the Washington Street Parklet. Heidelberg also has a Community Room openly available for public functions and private rentals.

Heidelberg Park on Industry Way has a picnic pavilion, walking trail, a large all purpose field, playground equipment, a horseshoe court and a bocce court. The Ellsworth Avenue playground has basketball courts, two four-square courts, a hockey court, a small “stickball court” and other various playground equipment. The Zero Street tot-lot is geared for children under 12 years old and has various playground equipment to meet their needs.

The Heidelberg Community Room, located at 1639 East Railroad Street has seating for approximately 50 people, includes a small kitchen and ADA restroom accommodations. The room is also fully ADA accessible from Oak Way. The Borough is encouraging the public use of the facility by permit for small family get-togethers, parties and other communal functions. Heidelberg based non-profit organizations are also encouraged to use the space.

The Borough also provides a series of community events. Activities include: Memorial Day Celebrations, First Night of Lights, Summer Family Nights in the Park, Halloween Parade / Party, Monthly Seniors Activities, and Neighborhood Garage Sale Days. Dates for community events are posted on the Community Calendar Page and in the community message boards.