Parks - Rodale Park

Rodale ParkRodale Park
10.2 Acres - Neighborhood Park/Playground and Conservation Area
2000 Riverbend Road

Parking and Access Summary
  • a play ground with one large play structure with two slides, a rock climbing wall, and monkey bars
  • the surface of the playground is covered with Fibar Safety Surface
  • a swing set that offers four regular swings along with two baby swings
  • three wooden benches facing the playground
  • one tennis court
  • one full-court macadam basketball court
  • one regular volleyball court
  • one baseball field with covered dugouts
  • one portable toilet
  • most of Rodale park is a densely wooded area, which was intended by Robert Rodale to serve as a conservation habitat for flora and fauna, containing hiking trails and passive a recreational area.
Facilities History
  • Tennis court (9/93) $19,500.00
  • Volleyball court (1994)
  • Basketball rims (7/94) $77.00
  • Transplant trees (8/94) $600.00
  • Parking lot expanded (1996)
  • New fencing (5/97) $788.06
  • Bird spring ride removed (1998)
  • Bench at baseball field (1998)
  • Tennis nets (6/98) $115.78
  • Backstop, dugout, fence (9/99) $5,900.87
  • New play structure (2005)
Acquisition
Dedicated in two parcels on June 3, 1974 and November 25, 1974 by Rodale Press, Inc. at no cost to the Township.