Picnic Facilities

Types



Family Areas
Family Areas are non-sheltered, first-come first-served areas available to groups of less than 25. Each site has at least one picnic table. Some areas offer a grill for cooking.

Group Areas


Group Areas are non-sheltered areas that can be reserved and can accommodate between 32-48 people. They offer multiple picnic tables and grills for cooking.

Pavilion Areas


Pavilion Areas are sheltered areas that can be reserved and can accommodate between 80-150 people. They offer multiple picnic tables and grills for cooking. The use of Andy Brown soccer field or Softball Field #3 at Allen Pond Park is available for use by East Pavilion permit holders from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. and West Pavilion permit holders from 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Memorial Day - Labor Day.

Details



Facility Capacity # of Picnic Tables # of Grills #of Electric Outlets

Allen Pond Park





Group Area #5,#6,#8 32
4
2
N/A
Group Area #3 48
6
2
N/A
Group Area #4,#7 48
6
3
N/A
Pavilion East, West 80
10
2
(1 small; 1 large)
4

Whitemarsh Park





Pavilion 150
10
2
(1 small; 1 large)
N/A

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