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Butler County Parks & Recreation - Announcements

Due to the COVID19 Pandemic, Butler County Parks & Recreation has decided to cancel all events and shelter rentals until May 4th.

Please visit this link to keep up to date with official news from Butler County


As of 3/26/2020, the Butler Township Park on South Duffy Road is closed. The gate is locked and the Dek Hockey Rink is closed until further notice. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding during this time.

For the safety of our park users and staff, we encourage anyone interested in registering or inquiring about our park, programs and events, to utilize our online system, our drop box at the park office, contact us by phone or mail information to us.
Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Announcements - Monday, March 16, 2020

At this time the Slippery Rock Parks Building is closed based off the Slippery Rock School Districts schedule. Due to this we will be cancelling the Safe Sitter Baby Sitter Course scheduled for this Saturday, March 21st.

Our next class scheduled at the Slippery Rock Park Building will be held on Saturday, May 9th! Register here


Upcoming Events

The dog park closed on Friday, March 20 due to weather conditions.
The dog park will remain closed through April 30 for maintenance.
We will provide updates throughout this process if anything changes.
Thank you for your patience and cooperation during this time.

Butler County Parks & Recreation


Welcome to Butler County Parks & Recreation!

 “Naturally Fun”

The mission of the Butler County Parks and Recreation Department is to provide safe, clean and beautiful facilities, parks, and open spaces, along with professionally managed recreation activities for all people.

Services shall be provided to enrich the quality of life for local citizens and to provide economic value through facilities, which create tourism and encourage long-term community stability and growth. In order to facilitate this goal, the Parks and Recreation Department for the County of Butler continually offers new and exciting. 
Lance Welliver 
Tim Calvert
Program and Aquatic Manager

The Butler County Parks and Recreation Department operates year-round, bringing the residents of Butler County quality and affordable recreational opportunities.

Many of the programs that are offered by the Butler County Parks and Recreation Department have a minimum or maximum participant requirement and registration deadlines. If you are interested in attending a program or class, be sure to register early. The Butler County Parks and Recreation Department has a no-refund policy for all programs and rentals not cancelled by the Department; including Alameda Waterpark admissions and aquatic programs.

By registering or participating in any Butler County Parks and Recreation Department activities you agree to allow publication of any photo or video taken at any program, event or facility. The County of Butler, without obligation to provide compensation to those photographed, may use such photographs and videos. Photos and video, taken may be used for publication as the Butler County Parks and Recreation Department and its sponsors deem necessary.


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