Re-Organization mtg. 01/09/2020
Please submit your photos for publication on this site. Family reunions, birthday parties, or sports photos. Anything happening at the park that you would like to share. Pictures from both Kennedy Park and Babe Ruth Park are always welcome. Please email pictures to email@example.com. Please remember to include names & dates.
December's meeting of FC PARKS AND RECREATION will be cancelled due to the holiday season and all the hustle and bustle.
Our meetings will resume on Thursday January 9, 2020 7:00pm on the second floor of the FC Borough Building and each meeting will be held the second Thursday of each month.
Elections of officers will be held at the January meeting.
A great New Years Resolution, help out your community and volunteer with Parks and Recreation 🙂
Lot of great things to accomplish this year.
SAVE THE DATE : January 25th is our Winterfest Soup Cook-Off , Fishing Derby, Corn Hole Tournament and more!!!!
This is a public meeting, all are welcome to attend. Please join us!
Anyone wishing to sponsor any of our events should contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
SOUP COOK-OFF 2020
The 2nd Annual Soup Cook-off will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Registration and soup setup begins at 10:30 a.m. Prizes will be awarded for the 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place participants.
Restaurants and individuals are encouraged to submit entries. There is no fee to enter. The public is charged a $5 entry fee to sample all the soups and vote for their favorite(s). There will also be a Corn Hole Tournament for Adults and Children.
Anyone who would like to participate, please email Kathy at FCParksRec@gmail.com by Jan 15, 2020. More information is available on Facebook “ParksAndRecreationForestCityPa” or the Borough’s website www.forestcityborough.com.
ICE FISHING DERBY - SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2020 AT KENNEDY PARK.
Originally planned for January 25, it was postponed due to ice conditions on the pond.
The Forest City Police Department will supervise a Children’s Ice Fishing Derby. Registration is at 9:30 a.m. The Derby starts at 10:00 a.m. This event is sponsored by the Forest City Lions Club and NEP Telephone. Please call Chief Rowan at 570.785.3453 for more details about the Derby.
Thank you for your support.
Download our pledge form here to print, complete & submit. Thank you in advance for your donation or pledge. All proceeds will be used for future projects at the Forest City Parks. One of our first projects is replacement of the gazebo, then upgrades to the electrical and plumbing in the Kennedy Park Building and pavilion.
All Parks & Recreation Board Meetings are public and all are welcome. Please click on meeting minutes below to see what the Board is planning.
Ms. Marlene Sample, member of NEAREA Telecom. Pioneer Club presented Councilwoman Amy Bean and Council President Nicholas Cost with a check in the amount of $100 to be used for Parks & Recreation upcoming events. NEAREA is affiliated, nationally, with the Independent Telecommunications Pioneer Associaton of Hinesville, GA and more closely with the Independent Telecomm. Companies of the North East AREA of PA which includes NEP Telephone Co. of Forest City. The vision of ITPA if "Volunteers leading through community service".
A huge thanks to Ms. Zevan, FCR Advisor and the FCR
Watersheds Team, who cleaned up Kennedy Park for their service/environmental project. This is an annual effort that is very much appreciated. Ms. Zevan and her group do a wonderful job.
Big Thank You to Matt Taylor on his great job on the 3 vs. 3 Basketball Tournament at Kennedy Park on July 7, 2019.
All proceeds were donated to Forest City Parks and Recreation.
Thanks to Tracey Lazier for running the concession stand for this event!!
Thanks Matt and everyone who participated in the 3 vs. 3. Winners were Kolby Rotella, Dakota Knehr-Cook, Tyler Clift and Jake Curnow.