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Join Berks County Parks & Recreation for January in the Parks

by County of Berks Parks & Recreation

Jan 05, 2024

Photo courtesy of Ian Keefe on Unsplash

Berks County Parks & Recreation continue to present programs promoting nature, history, and outdoor activity throughout the month of January 2024.

New in 2024: Visitors can now register for programs online with our new RecDesk account! **Make sure to register each person attending.

Check out our account at

Saturday, Jan. 6 | Winter Wellness Walk | 9 a.m. @ Heritage Center

Join Parks staff as we get out on the Union Canal Trail to enjoy an hour-long brisk walk with likeminded friends.

Free | Registration suggested

Tuesday, Jan. 16 | Read with a Ranger: Tracks & Scat | 10 a.m. @ Heritage Center

Join the Rangers on an adventure! Kids ages 3-5 are invited to enjoy a themed story, go for a walk on the trail, and complete a craft to become an honorary Junior Ranger.

Free | Registration suggested

Saturday, Jan. 20 | Owl Prowl | 6 p.m. @ Bingaman House

Enjoy a moonlit stroll on rustic Antietam Lake Park’s trails while learning about owls.

Free | Registration required

Tuesday, Jan. 23 | Homeschool Hour: Tracks & Scat | 10-11 a.m. @ Bingaman House

Join Parks staff in finding clues and signs of animal activity in our parks! This is not a drop-off program.

$5 per child | Registration required

Saturday, Jan. 27 | Coffee with A Ranger | 8-10 a.m. @ Heritage Center

Join Berks County Park Rangers for a cup of coffee, a donut, and good conversation.

Free | Registration suggested

Saturday, Jan. 27 | Snowshoe Saturdays | 10 a.m. @ Heritage Center

Try out a pair of snowshoes and join Parks staff on an hour-long walk down the Union Canal Trail. A limited number of snowshoes are available to be reserved.

**Lack of snowpack may cancel this event.**

Free | You must register in advance.

Register for all programs using our RecDesk account:

Questions? Contact Rec & Special Events Coordinator Lisa Gauker: [email protected] or (610) 374-2944 extension 2611.

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