Recreation Programs, Classes & Events

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2018 Discount Tickets are HERE!  Click here for more info:  2018 Consignment Ticket Prices

Two purchasing options: with a credit card (Tickets must be picked up at the Dover Township Building [2480 W. Canal Rd.] during normal business hours. Bring your receipt to claim tickets)


at the Dover Township Building (2480 W. Canal Rd.) with CASH ONLY.


Upcoming Events: 

 *** Please note that there is a misprint in the Spring 2018 Dover Township newsletter.  The “Public Night Sky Viewing” date listed is incorrect.  The correct date is July 27th at 8pm at Lehr Park.  Sorry for the confusion.***


Take Me Fishing!  (rescheduled date)

June 28 – 6-8pm – Pinchot Park – Conewago Day Use Area (off of Alpine Rd.)

Kids:  Bring a parent and learn how to fish.  Then you can fish together!  Bring your rod.  If you don’t have one, one will be available for you to use.  Don’t forget to grab a hot dog and drink before you go.

Parents:  We will be set up near the nature center.  You do NOT need a fishing license to enjoy this fun activity with your child/grandchild.

Please pre-register at


Summer Concert Series 

All concerts held at the Gazebo at Dover Community Park (2481 W. Canal Rd.).  Concerts start at 6pm.  Refreshments available.  Rain location: Carousel at Brookside Park (4054 Fox Run Rd.)  Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy the FREE concerts.

June 10 – Stonewood (country/rock) –

July 7 – (7pm start time) – Shakespeare in the Park – Much Ado About Nothing with OrangeMite Shakespeare Company –

July 8 – KJO’s Two-Beat Dames (swing/jazz)–

August 12 – Spring Garden Band (concert band)


Summer Playground & Preschool Playground

June 25-August 3rd  (no camp 7/4 and 7/25)

School Age 5-12 (5 year olds must have completed kindergarten):  M-F 9am-12noon  TWO Locations – Dover Park or Lehr Park  $60 Dover Township residents/$75 non-residents (price is total for all six weeks of camp).  Early Drop Off available – 8:30am – additional $15

Preschool – This program is FULL.

Online registration  –



Old Fashioned Carnival

July 25 – 4-8pm – Brookside Park (4054 Fox Run Rd.)

Bring your family and enjoy a taste of the good old days!  Bounce house, face painting, dunk tank, carnival games and Cake Walks with the Emigsville Band.  And there will be food!  These are just some of the fun things we have in store.  New this year – enter our food competitions!  More info coming regarding categories, etc.


Public Night Sky Viewing

July 27 – 8pm – Lehr Park (3700 Davidsburg Rd.)

Ron Bolton from Night Wonders of Astronomy will discuss what we plan to see in the sky.  Then we will get to view planets and the moon.  This event is FREE.


Back to School Movie Night – Coco

August 25 – dusk – Lehr Park (3700 Davidsburg Rd.)

Bring your lawn chairs/blanket as we watch Coco.  The movie will start at dusk.  This event is FREE!