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Join Berks County Parks & Recreation for February in the Parks

by Berks County Parks & Recreation

Feb 05, 2024

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

New in 2024: Visitors can now register for programs online with our new RecDesk account.

**Check out our account at

Make sure to register each person attending.

Saturday, Feb. 3 | 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 like-minded friends.

Free | Registration suggested

Wednesday, Feb. 14 | Snowshoe With Your Sweetheart | 6 p.m. @ Heritage Center

Grab your honey and enjoy a snowshoe walk down the Union Canal Trail with Parks staff. We’ll grab a cup of hot chocolate and discuss snowshoe tips before trying out a few pairs outside.

Program is free | Registration required

Tuesday, Feb. 20 | Read with a Ranger: Love Is In The Air | 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.

Program is free | Registration suggested

Saturday, Feb. 24 | Maple Sugaring | 10 a.m. @ Gring’s Mill

Learn how to identify the right kinds of trees to tap and make your very own syrup. Observe the process of taking sap to syrup and see just how much it takes to get the sweet and sticky liquid we love.

$5 per person, kids under 3 free | Registration required

Saturday, Feb. 24 | Full Moon Hike | 6 p.m. @ Heritage Center

Walk the Union Canal Trail on the evening of the Full Moon.

Free | Registration required

Tuesday, Feb. 27 | Homeschool Hour: Maple Sugaring | 10-11 a.m. @ Bingaman House

Join Parks staff as we search for sugar maples and tap them for their sweet sap.

$5 per child | Registration required

Register for all programs using our RecDesk account:

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

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