Warminster Township Parks & Recreation Department provides a series of year-round special events to all local residents. Pre-registration is required for some events as listed. Sponsorship and volunteer opportunities are available for most events. For more information, contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 215-443-5428 or visit our offices at WREC@WCP, 1100 Veterans Way, Warminster.

For a list of Warminster Parks Events & Activities, please click here

CHALK IT UP! – FREE!
Saturday,  July 23 from 10 AM to Noon.
While families are out on the road in the SSRR, artists are invited to join us at WCP to create chalk drawings. Each family will be assigned a square to allow for social distancing.  Basic color chalk provided or bring your own! Themes could include 3-D, Superhero characters, nature, Disney, etc. Bring your ideas and creativity – we’ll supply some chalk! Event will repeat on July 23. Results could be posted on the township website. Please register for a space online!

July 23

COMMUNITY PARK PICK UP
Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful by coordinating or volunteering for a community cleanup, any day, April 1-May 31, 2022. Volunteers work on their own to clean up park & public areas in the community while maintaining physical distancing. Parks & Recreation will supply volunteer certificates, safety vests, gloves & trash bags (courtesy of PennDOT) to all who register. Contact the Parks & Recreation Department for more info: (215) 443-5428.
COMMUNITY YARD SALE
Saturday, August 20, 2022
Time: 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM (Weather permitting)
Fees: $25 per 20’x20’ space
Location: Warminster Community Park
Empty your garage and bring it to WCP for our community yard sale. Pull your car into the assigned 20’x20’ space, unpack and start selling from your car! Vendor check-in begins at 6:30 AM and vendors are responsible for tents, tables, and chairs – we just provide the space. In previous years, we have had over 500 cars of shoppers at each sale. Shoppers enter using the Hatboro & Bristol Roads event entrance – gate opens at 8 AM. No Early Birds!
27TH ANNUAL RUBBER DUCKY REGATTA!!
Sunday, May 15, 2022
Ducks – $5/duck or 5 ducks for $20!
Rubber Duckies float ¼ mile down the Neshaminy Creek to compete in a race to the finish line. First 4 ducks to cross the finish win a cash prize. Join us for the Just Ducky Picnic
and duck sales starting at Noon prior to the duck launch. Thank you to all the volunteers who assist and to VICTORY BANK for their sponsorship. Dessert & Pretzels at the “Just Ducky” Picnic are provided by A-1 Pest Control and Rita’s Water Ice.
WARMINSTER VFW #6493 PRESENTS:
WARMINSTER TOWNSHIP MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY & PARADE
Monday, May 30, 2022 @ Township Bldg., 401 Gibson Ave.
*Ceremony: begins @10 AM; Parade begins at 11 AM (weather permitting) PARADE ROUTE!! – starts at the Township Building, east on Henry Ave, north on York Rd, east on Street Rd, north on Louis Drive, parade ends at the VFW Post on Louis Drive. To be a sponsor, a participant, or for more info, contact John Gruber @ VFW (215) 773-0693 or email: jgrubersolar@aol.com.
KIDS FATHER’S DAY FISHING DERBY
Sunday, June 19, 2022
Peace Valley Park @ Angler’s Pier,Creek Road, New Britain PA
Check in: 7:30 AM the event will start at 8:30 AM! Bring fishing gear and bucket.
Ages 5 to 15 years eligible. Fees: $10/child or $20/2 or more kids in IMMEDIATE family.
Annual catch & release event hosted by BCCD, Bucks Co. P&R, Fish ‘N Tales, Warminster P&R. Register NOW on Eventbrite.com!
THE INCREDIBLE EDIBLE VEGGIE CONTEST
July 19-September 21, 2022
Don’t miss out on the deadline for the WREC’s Incredible Edible Veggie Contest (formerly Heaviest Tomato Contest)! Area residents of Bucks and Montgomery County are invited to participate. If you have a ripe tomato, zucchini, eggplant, or squash and would like to enter it in our contest, stop by the WREC, Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM-4:00 PM to weigh in your champ.
ANNUAL FALL GOLF SCRAMBLE
Monday, October 10, 2022
Fees: $140/golf $530/foursome
Parks & Recreation will host the annual Best Ball Golf Outing!
Come join us for a fun day on the links at this outing that is golferfriendly and a ton of fun! We continue to focus our fundraising efforts on amenities that are needed to enhance the park system. Business sponsorship opportunities are also available for the event, tee signs, courtesy cart, and lunch sponsors. Covid protocols may be in place. Call for information and entry forms: (215) 443-5428. Sign up online!
TOUCH A TRUCK – FREE!
Saturday, October 22, 2022 FREE to the Public!
Time: 10:00 AM-1:00 PM at Warminster Community Park Come out and enjoy an unforgettable experience where kids, young & old, can touch, honk, and climb aboard some of the big rigs, construction, and public safety equipment they see on the road every day. A great & safe way to see these trucks up close and personal! The 4th annual “Paint the Plow” contest will also take place. Come out and vote for your favorite piece of art! A limited number of outside vendors will be permitted to include their trucks at our discretion in the event ($100/truck). Call the Parks & Rec department for more info: 215-443-5428.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
In order for our events to be successful, we are seeking volunteers who wish to assist. No worries about the time commitment – it can be as little as a half hour to multiple hours and on a flexible schedule. Let us know if you are interested by contacting the Parks & Rec office at 215-443-5428. Please be aware youth programs may require a background check.

ZUMBA GOLD – VIRTUAL
Available Mon/Fri @ 9:30 AM, Wed @ 9:00 AM starting Mar. 14
Fees: $8/class; (use the code below for a discount!)
Join Melinda from your living room as she leads you through this Latin inspired, calorie burning, fitness dance party! Zumba Gold is a total body workout but with lower impact. Great for those just starting their fitness journey, those who need movement options, and active older adults. Register at www.melindainmotion.com. Use promo code: ZGold2022 for a $3 discount/class!

BASICS OF BELLY DANCE – VIRTUAL
Thu, starting Mar. 17 @ 6:30-7:15 PM
Fees: $12/class (use the code below for a discount!)
Challenge your mind, muscles, and flexibility as you learn basic steps and short combinations in this fun, up tempo, low impact, low intensity class in your own living room! Enjoy movements that embrace all bodies, no matter your shape or ability, that will tone muscles through isolations, create a stronger posture and melt your stress away. Please wear comfortable form fitting active wear and dance shoes or bare feet. Register at www.melindainmotion.com. Use promo code: Rec2022 for a 30% discount/class!

INVASIVE SPECIES REMOVAL @ WCP
Sat, April 30 from 9AM – 12 PM **** New Date ****
Volunteers are invited to join members of the EAC, Park & Rec staff and scouts to clear away some of the invasive species in the park woodlands and fields. EAC will present some identification info prior to the start of the workday. Call Parks & Rec to be placed on the list for more info.

SATURDAY YOGA IN THE PARK
Airmid Wellness Instructors will provide Yoga in the Park classes each Saturday, May 7 thru August 27 at 9:30-10:30 AM. Suggested donation $10/class. Pre-registration is not required. Yoga is a popular way to reduce stress, increase flexibility, reduce fall risk, and leave you energized and feeling good. All ages and abilities including beginners are welcome. Bring a mat, towel, or blanket for groundwork. Meet next to the WREC at 1100 Veterans Way. In case of rain, classes will be held at Airmid Wellness Studio, 1260 Old York Road, Warminster. Information about other daily Yoga, Movement and Meditation classes can be found at www.AirmidWellness.com

OUTDOOR TENNIS WITH BUCKS COUNTY TENNIS ASSOCIATION
– COMING IN APRIL!

Warminster Parks and Recreation and the Bucks County Tennis Association (BCTA) will partner again in 2022 to provide affordable, quality Learn, Practice and Play tennis programs! Programs run for four 5-week seasons mid-April through mid-October for both youth and adults. All skill abilities welcome! Program specifics, including dates and times, will be posted in February 2022 on the Warminster Parks and Recreation website and www.buckscountytennis.usta.com with registration opening in early March. Mark your calendars and don’t miss this fun and fitness for friends and families ages 4 to 94-plus!

FIREFIGHTER CADET CAMP
Dates: Jul. 6, 13, 20 & 27, 2022
Time: 7:00-8:30 PM
Location: Hartsville Fire Station, 1195 York Road, Warminster
Ages: Persons 14 years of age or older
This hands-on program is a joint effort by all the fire stations in Warminster, Warwick, and Warrington Townships to introduce young people to the Fire Service. Participants will learn many things including: hose rolls, carries and packing, fire hydrant operations, fire extinguisher operations, deluge gun operations, self-contained breathing apparatus, pump connections, and many other basic individual and team skills. Contact 215-672-9242 or President93@hartsvillefc.org for more information or stop by one of the fire stations on Tuesday evenings

MAD SCIENCE SUMMER CAMPS
Spark imaginative learning with fun, engaging hands-on STEAM activities packed with daily take-home projects! Half-day weekly camps from 9:00 AM-Noon are held outdoors at Warminster Community Park Hallowell Pavilion for ages 7-12 years. Fees $165/person/camp. Minimum 10 Max 20. Covid protocols will be in effect if needed. Register for Camps here: Camp Registration (madscience.org)

Session 1: Jun 27-Jul 1 NASA STEM Explorers: Think and act like NASA innovators during this hands-on program inspired by the NASA OPTIMUS PRIME Spinoff Promotion and Research Challenge (NASA OPSPARC). Use creative and collaborative skills to design a mission patch, train like an astronaut, and solve real-world engineering problems. This Camp is out of this World!

Session 2: Jul 11-15 NASA Journey to Outer Space: Take a voyage of discovery into the atmosphere and beyond as we explore planets, moons, and other space phenomena. Build your own Mad Science rocket and participate in a real NASA style rocket launch! Create a kitchen comet and bring home lots of cool NASA take homes! Mad Science is the ONLY organization licensed by NASA to use these activities for Summer Camps!

Session 3: Aug 1-5 Mad Machines and Jr. Engineers: Whether you enjoy building or destroying structures, you’ll love this camp! Work with pulleys, wedges, screws, and levers, build your own catapults and play robot soccer! Exercise your ability to work with others while constructing a geodesic dome big enough for all campers to fit inside! Let the engineering excitement begin!

Session 4: Aug 8-12 Jr. Naturalist: Learn how birds and beasts catch their prey! Flow through the food chain and discover how animals and insects adapt to life on our planet. Explore how a change in the wind, water, and temperature affects all of Earth’s inhabitants. Build a wooden birdhouse to take home, learn about scent trails, build a bug house for your favorite creepy-crawly critters, and make plaster animal tracks.

“PUP”SICLES WITH THE POLICE K-9
Wed, Jul. 13 from 1:00-3:00 PM
@ the WREC in WCP
Come out to the WREC@WCP for a meet and greet with some of our policemen and their canine companions. Ice pops provided to all who attend.