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.
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.
FALL COMMUNITY YARD SALES
Saturday, August 24, 2019
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. Last year we had over 500 cars of shoppers at each sale. Shoppers enter using the Hatboro & Bristol Roads special event entrance – gate opens at 8 AM. Registration will close early if we fill all our spots, regardless of date. Don’t miss out!
ELECTRONIC RECYCLING EVENTS with PAR Recycle Works
Saturday, September 14, 2019 • 10 AM-1 PM @ Warminster Community Park – use the 350 E. Bristol Road entrance at Hatboro & Bristol Roads.
The Township has teamed up with PAR Recycle Works to provide an electronics (e-waste) recycling event to area residents. Bring your outdated or obsolete appliance or electronic devices such as computers, printers and cell phones. For more information about PAR Recycle Works and to determine what items will be accepted, go to their website: www. par-recycleworks.org. Drop off is free, except for certain items like small CRT monitors-$30; televisions up to 40”-$45; anything in an enclosure or over 40”- $65. Questions about fees should be sent to email@example.com. This event is very popular – be prepared to wait 30-45 minutes for drop off.
THE INCREDIBLE EDIBLE VEGGIE CONTEST
July 15-September 21, 2019
Area residents of Bucks and Montgomery County are invited to participate in the WREC’s Incredible Edible Veggie Contest (formerly Heaviest Tomato Contest). If you have a ripe tomato,
cucumber, 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. A prize will be awarded to the winner in each category.
CARFIT: AAA CAR SAFETY CHECK
Wed, Sept. 18 from 1-3 PM
Does Your Vehicle Fit? Do you have a clear view out your vehicle’s windows? Can you reach and manage all controls? CarFit offers drivers the opportunity to check how well their personal vehicles “fit” them. Find out how the fit of your vehicle affects your driving, adjust your vehicle to your changing needs and learn what adaptive features can be added to help. *Please note this is an educational program only and will not involve any type of driving test or assessment. Appointments required. Register by calling Renae at 215-672-1870 or www.doylestownhealth.org or https://www.eventbrite.com/e/carfit-aaa-car-safety-check-registration-66578396777
TOUCH A TRUCK
Saturday, October 26, 2019 FREE to the Public!
Time: 10:00 AM-1:00 PM at Warminster Community Park (weather permitting)
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 3rd 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. Sponsored by: JP Mascaro & Southampton-Warminster Area Lions Club
RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR
Saturday, November 16, 2019 from 7:45 AM-6:30 PM
Fees: $115/resident, $120/Non-resident
Join us to celebrate this annual tradition. Trip includes motor coach transportation and 2nd mezzanine ticket. Free time in NYC after the show for lunch, shopping or sightseeing. Trip fills fast, call to reserve your seats!
Park & Rec has teamed up with the Doylestown Rock Gym to provide youth, family and adult rock-climbing adventures. Register on line or call the Parks & Rec office: 215-443-5428.
Youth Climbing Class
Session 1: Sat, Oct. 19 – Nov 9
Session 2: Sat, Nov. 16 – Dec 14 (skipping Nov 30)
Time: 10-11:30 AM
Price: $50 res / $56 non-res
Been to a climbing party? To the top of a climbing wall at the mall? At the boardwalk? Found that you love to climb and can’t get enough? This four-week class uses games, activities and training tips to introduce participants to safe climbing practices. Open to ages 8 to 13
Family Climbing Class
Session 1: Fri, Oct. 11 – 25
Session 2: Fri, Nov. 8 – 22
Time: 6-8 PM
Price: $90 res / $100 non-res (For up to 4 family members)
All participants will receive instruction on safety, climbing technique, and use of equipment. Parents and children over the age of 14 will be taught belay skills. There must be
one parent for every two children. Ages 6 and older.
Basic Climbing Class
Session 1: Tue, Oct. 22 – Nov. 5
Session 2: Tue, Nov. 26 – Dec. 10
Time: 7:30-9 PM
Price: $55 res/ $60 non-res
This three-week class is a great introduction to the basics of climbing. Intended for the novice, the class will focus on safety, belay skills, and climbing technique with the objective of preparing climbers to make use of the gym on their own. Open to ages 16 and up. Climbers 12 to 16 are permitted with a participating adult.
TREE CHIPPING PROGRAM
Don’t forget about our Christmas Tree Chipping Program. Recycle your Christmas tree after the holidays. Parks & Recreation will chip it and use chips for park trails. If we get a
huge pile, residents are welcome to take some home for your garden. Don’t forget to remove decorations before dropping off. Drop off trees at WCP in the designated area of the parking lot from Dec. 26, 2019-Jan. 31, 2020.
REGISTRATION FOR ALL 2020 EVENTS WILL OPEN ON DECEMBER 1, 2020 UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED
SNOW SCULPTURE CONTEST – FREE!
December 1, 2019 – March 31, 2020
Send your best snow sculpture pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org. Winners will be chosen in late March and will be posted on the website. Prizes will be awarded.
WINE & CHEESE DESIGNER BAG BINGO!
Friday, February 21, 2020 @ Ben Wilson Sr. Center, Delmont Ave
- DOORS OPEN AT 6:00 PM Bingo games begin at 7:00 PM
- Tickets: $45 in advance, or $50 at the door (if available)
Tickets include – 20 games of Bingo with chef’s choice hors’oeuvre buffet and beer & wine bar from 6:30-9:30 PM. (Must be 21 to Play/Enter). Space is limited and sells out fast! Order tickets on Dec. 1 by calling (215) 443-5428undefined with a credit card. When registering more than one person, you must provide all names and phone numbers. Sponsorships are available for $50-$300 towards a bag, raffle or door prize, please call the Parks & Recreation office at undefined.
ANNUAL EGG SCRAMBLE
Registration opens February 1, 2020
Thursday, April 9, 2020
Time: 4:30 PM Rain or shine
(215) 443-5428 or www.warminstertownship.org/specialevents
Attention area children, ages 3-10! You are invited to participate in the annual Egg Scramble with Mr. E. Bunny. Eggs will be scattered outside around WCP, 1100 Veterans Way, for age groups: 3-4 yrs., 5-7 yrs. & 8-10 yrs. Limited to 500 children. Sponsored by: Penn Community Bank