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The Recreation Department provides programs for children and adults throughout the year. Our Thomas Barone Memorial Complex offers 3 fields, one with lights, for our youth baseball and softball programs. Latshaw Field is a host to Chestnut Hill University, Norristown Diamonds, Connie Mack Baseball(13-16) Senior League Baseball (30 & over) and CYO during the baseball season. We also have an adult softball field at Sully Gelet field and Patti Simons Field. Elmwood Park offers bocce ball, volleyball, picnics, Sunday Concerts and playground areas. 

NOTE: All programs offered are in need of coaches, sponsors and umpires. Contact us at 610-270-0467 to see how you can help.




Guardino Park
West Washington Street and Buttonwood Street 

Play and Picnic areas

McCann Park
Piazza St. 

Baseball field, picnic area

Cherry Street Park
Cherry Street and Oak Street

Basketball Court, Play Area for Children


Bartash Park
Norris Hills - Intersection of Caroline Drive and Linda High 

Play area for children, Lined soccer field for competitive play and a baseball field

Simmons Picnic Grove
West Side-300 Block/Walnut Street

Picnic area

Scagg Cottman Park
East Basin and Violet Streets

Tot lot area, baseball field, open area for recreational activities


Poley Park
West Marshall and Markley Streets

Bench area

Riverfront Park
Haws Avenue and Schuylkill River

Two boat ramps, floating dock, Dragon Boat Club, fishing area, picnic area

Ackey's Park
Forest Avenue and Sterigere Street

Basketball Court, Open Soccer Area, Baseball Field, Shaded Pavilion, Play Area for Children 


Walnut Street Park
Walnut and E. Marshall Streets

Play area

Simmons/MLK Park Complex
Oak Street and Arch Street

Basketball courts, Martin Luther King Open Air Stage Plaza, Water Sprinkler System and a Walking Track 

Elmwood Park
1325 Harding Boulevard, Norristown, PA. 19401

Picnic and Multiple Play Areas, Elmwood Park Zoo, Shaded Pavilion with three built-in fireplaces, Bandshell Area, six ball fields (three with lights for night games.)




Department of Planning & Municipal Development
235 East Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401

Phone: 610-270-0452
Fax: 610-270-2892

For additional information about new construction, redevelopment and/or relocation opportunities in Norristown, please contact Jayne Musonye, Director of Planning and Municipal Development at