Parks and Programs

Butler Township BasketballButler Township is home to several parks where people can enjoy activities and scenery in the township. 

At Freedom Park on West Butler Drive in Drums, near the township's community center, groups and teams gather to play soccer, baseball and basketball.  

Another venue for recreation is Butler Township Community Park along North Old Turnpike Road near the CAN DO Corporate Center. This park features ball fields, 1.5 miles of walking trails, a skate park, a playground, a pavilion and a basketball court.

Additionally, Legion Park along North Hunter Highway (Route 309) and Hemlock Street is a small neighboring park with a tennis court, play area and pavilion for relaxing and enjoying the outdoors.

Also, Nescopeck State Park is located in Butler and neighboring Dennison Township. The park gives visitors ample opportunity for hiking, fishing, hunting, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. The 3,550-acre park is bordered by two mountains and is complemented by Nescopeck Creek and Lake Frances. A variety of hiking trails allow for walking along the creek, climbing the mountains or hiking through forests with abundant wildlife. The park houses an environmental education center, which is open year-round to provide educational programming relative to the park.

2024 Park Program

Date & Time: June 17th through July 26th, 9 AM to 12 PM.

Fee: $5 per day for Butler Township Resident or Non-Resident, or $20 per week (must be paid on Monday to secure the weekly rate).

The program is for children ages 5 to 12. No child under the age of 5 or over the age of 12 will be permitted to participate.

Daily sign‐in will be held in the pavilion near the Valley East Little League Theory Field (behind the OLD Municipal Building). The program will be held at Freedom Park and activities begin at 9 a.m. and ends promptly at noon, Monday through Friday. Activities include organized play, games and crafts.

In the case of rain, the program will be held in the Gym of the Butler Township Community Center.

pdf2024 Park Program Registration Form

Please return registration forms to the Municipal Office, located in 83 Corporate Drive, Drums, PA 18222.