Parks & Recreation Board
The Board oversees the development, use and maintenance of all Borough owned parks and playgrounds.
Kathleen Hallman, Chairperson
Kathleen Fretz, Secretary
WINTERFEST, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2023 FROM 4:00 - 7:00 P.M.:
Similar to last year, Winterfest will include: the tree lighting in the middle of town; music at the tree lighting and at various locations along Main Street; Santa’s arrival for photo opportunities; activities at the Sellersville Fire House; a location for s’mores around the firepit; crafts and games throughout town; transportation to travel up and down Main Street; a holiday passport to be eligible for prizes upon completion; special menus and sales at our eateries and local shops; and so much more!
SELLERSVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT SANTA RUN 2023:
It was brought to our attention that our newsletter has an incorrect date listed in our newsletter for the Sellersville Volunteer Fire Department's Santa Run. Please mark your calendar that Santa will be riding through town on the fire truck on Saturday, December 23rd.
HOUSE DECORATING CONTEST FOR THE HOLIDAYS 2023:
Register your house for Sellersville Borough's House Decorating Contest no later than December 4, 2023 at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name, address, and phone number. A visible sign must be displayed in the front portion of your property for the Sellersville Borough Parks & Recreation Board to identify your house as an entry. All registered houses are eligible for monetary First, Second, and Third Prize. Voting will be done by the Sellersville Borough Parks & Recreation Board. Contest is for Sellersville Borough residents only.
HALLOWEEN HOUSE DECORATING CONTEST 2023:
Join in on Sellersville Borough's Halloween House Decorating Contest! Register your house no later than October 13th at email@example.com and your house will be on the tour map. Please include your name, address, and phone number (only your address will be displayed). All registered houses are eligible for monetary First, Second, or Third Prize.
Voting will take place from October 21st to October 31st. Vote by email at Sellersville@sellersvilleboro.org or call (215)257-5075, extension 101. Each voting entry must include the name and address of the voter.
HALLOWEEN PARTY 2023:
Sellersville Parks and Recreation Board & Sellersville Volunteer Fire Company are hosting a Halloween Party on Saturday, October 28th from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Sellersville Fire House, 2 North Main Street, Sellersville.
Join them for spooky treats, drinks, games, and live fire prevention demos. Need a costume? There are plenty of donated costumes from last year - come grab one!
Event parking is available at Poppa Joe's Grove. Due to low response, the Trunk or Treat portion of the event has been canceled.
TREE NAMING CONTEST 2023:
Sellersville Parks and Recreation Board is hosting a special Tree-Naming Contest in Lake Lenape Park from August 12th - 26th. The contest is a family-friendly, self-directed outdoor activity. Lake Lenape Park is home to many wonderful trees and those who spend time in the park have come to appreciate and feel affection for many of them. Each selected tree in the park will hold a pink ribbon with a numbered sign.
Tree Naming Contest Results
Tree #1 – Shady Sadie, named by Lois Dodson
Tree #2 – Wilbur Walnut, named by Lily Ford
Tree #3 – Gnarly, named by Debbie Rivet
Tree #4 – White Owl, named by Lynne Saylor
Tree #5 – Snow Holly, named by Mason Ford
JANICE MACKENZIE'S FAIRY DOORS 2023:
The Sellersville Parks & Recreation Board invites you to come to the Sellersville Train Station, Lawn Avenue, on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. to paint a fairy door. All children ages 4-12 years old are welcome to paint a door, but you must pre-register at the Borough office. Class size is limited to 25, so sign up early! You can return on Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. at the Boy Scout Cabin, 116 East Walnut Street, Sellersville for the "Find the Fairy Doors" Event. There are prizes for finding all of the fairy doors. The finding of the fairy doors is a free event.
"SELLEBRATE" SELLERSVILLE CLEAN-UP DAY 2023:
Sellersville Parks & Recreation Board is hosting their 3rd Annual “Sellebrate” Sellersville Community Clean-Up day on Saturday, April 22nd from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Volunteers will be meeting at the American Legion Post #255, 75 North Main Street, Sellersville and spread out to areas in need of clean up. Volunteers will be provided with trash bags, gloves, and safety vests. Please contact the Sellersville Borough at (215)257-5075 to pre-register to be a part of this event to help beautify our town.
EASTER EGG HUNT WITH THE EASTER BUNNY 2023:
Sellersville Parks & Recreation Board is hosting their annual Easter Egg Hunt with the Easter Bunny at B. Earl Druckenmiller Playground on Saturday, April 8th at 1:00 p.m. Age Ranges are 0-2 years old, 3-4 years old, 5-7 years old, and 8-10 years old. No rain date - the Easter Bunny will distribute eggs from the Public Works Building if it rains.
*Please note that real eggs are used in the Easter Egg hunt. Consumption of eggs not refrigerated after 2 hours may increase the risk of foodborne illness.