Parks & Recreation
The mission of the Delaware County Parks and Recreation Department is to provide and promote quality recreation programs, facilities and services to the residents of Delaware County.
Director Marc J. Manfre oversees the daily operation of 621 acres of county-owned parkland. He focuses on constantly upgrading and improving existing recreational programs along with facilitating new ideas for the enjoyment of future generations.
Permits will be issued for groups of 10 or more for the use of park facilities in Catania, Clayton, Smedley, and Upland Parks. Reservations may be made free of charge by sending a written request to the Parks office, including the name of the park, date and time of event, number of people attending, and return contact information. You may write up your own request letter or download and complete the form provided below, and mail or fax it to the Parks Dept.
*Please note: Alcoholic beverages and weddings are not permitted in any park.
Parks & Recreation Dept.
201 W. Front St.
Media, PA 19063
Please note: Our mailing address and physical location are different. If you would like to deliver your reservation form in person, please come to our office in Rose Tree Park.
Quick Connections for Outdoor Enthusiasts
- Ridley Creek State Park
- 4-H Club
- DelCo Conservation District
- DelCo Cooperative Extension
- Heinz Wildlife Refuge
- PSU Master Gardeners