All rentals must be arranged through Dover Township. We do not allow alcohol in any of our parks or rental locations.
New rentals of the Community Building, Brookside Park (whole park), Carousel and Dance Hall will be unavailable until further notice. Edit: We are not allowing reservation requests on these buildings until the number for indoor gatherings is raised. Existing reservations through September have been notified and we are working with them individually. Existing reservations for the rest of 2020 will remain in the system. We will reevaluate every week to see if we can allow those reservations to proceed.
Brookside Building 2 & 3 are available ONLY to rentals with 25 people or less.
Pavilion rentals (Community Park Pavilion and Gazebo, Lehr Park Pavilion 1 with/without kitchen and Pavilion 2) will be allowed to proceed.
Indoor fitness classes will be limited to 25 people or less or will be moved outside. Check with your instructor.
Playgrounds and Restrooms will remain open.
NEW!!! Check availability and make your reservation requests at www.DoverTwpRec.com! Create an account and request the date that you are interested in. You will also be able to pay for your rental online with a credit card. There is a 3% convenience fee to use a credit card online. Credit cards are NOT accepted in the office. Payments made in the office must be in the form of check or cash. There is no convenience fee to write a check or pay with cash.
Brookside Park – 4054 Fox Run Rd.
The buildings at Brookside Park are available for rent from Mid-April through October. There is neither heat nor air conditioning in the buildings. All buildings have windows that can open. Please keep in mind that these buildings are located within a park and therefore may not be as “perfect” as other types of locations. You are welcome to look at the buildings during normal business hours (M-F 8-4:30) by coming to the Dover Township Building to pick up keys. Please call ahead to check availability before coming to look at the buildings.
Carousel – seats 200 people
This building is a re-imagination of the original Carousel building. This is a popular location for weddings, but it can also be used for baby showers, bridal showers, family reunions, parties, etc. There is a kitchen with a refrigerator, range, sink and it has lots of counter top space for food preparation. Tables (25 6ft round tables, 1 4ft round table, 1 3ft round table, 6 8ftx3ft rectangular tables) and 200 chairs are included in the rental. We do not allow alcohol in any of our parks or rental locations.
Dance Hall (Building 1) – seats 125 people
The only original building left in the park, the Dance Hall holds a special kind of magic. There is a built-in bench around the interior perimeter of the building. Imagine the ladies sitting there waiting for a gentleman to ask them to dance. There is a small stage at the one end which is perfect for a DJ or a small band. Sliding doors on both sides allow for great ventilation in the summer. The windows also push out to allow for more sunlight and airflow. This building does not have a kitchen, but there are outlets available for crock pots, roaster pans, etc. Tables (20 8ft rectangular) and 125+ chairs are included in the rental. We do not allow alcohol in any of our parks or rental locations.
Building 2 (Large Kitchen) – seats 50 people
This building is a favorite for family reunions. The kitchen consists of a refrigerator, range, sink and lots of counter top space. The windows open inward to allow sunlight. The large front doors also open to allow easier access. The playground is directly behind this building. Tables (8 8ft rectangular tables) and 50 chairs are included in the rental. We do not allow alcohol in any of our parks or rental locations.
Building 3 (Small Kitchen) – seats 30 people
This building sits closest to the restroom facility. Another favorite for family reunions, this space offers a refrigerator, range and a sink. Tables (4 8ft rectangular tables) and 30 chairs are included in the rental. We do not allow alcohol in any of our parks or rental locations.
Dover Community Park – 2481 W. Canal Rd.
Log House – The Log House is no longer available for rental. Sorry for any inconvenience.
Pavilion 1 – six picnic tables
This pavilion sits close to the playground (across stream in the distance) and is also close to the restrooms (near the parking lot). There is electricity at this pavilion. Available to rent April – October. We do not allow alcohol in any of our parks or rental locations.
A popular location for a wedding! Many people choose to rent the Gazebo in conjunction with the pavilion to have a nice outdoor ceremony location and then a covered space for the reception. No tables/chairs come with the Gazebo. Electric is available, if needed. We do not allow alcohol in any of our parks or rental locations.
Dover Community Building – 3700 Davidsburg Rd.
The Dover Community Building is home to the Dover Township Fire Department, the Dover Library and the Heritage Senior Center. There is also a large Community Room that is available for year round rentals – a popular spot for banquets, family reunions and wedding receptions. This is a great location for your next meeting! The hall can hold a maximum of 300 people (seated at tables), 600 (no tables). We can extend a wall to create two smaller spaces. This facility also has a large kitchen that is included in the rental price. Community groups often hold large events here. Tables (60 8ft rectangular white tables – not pictured) and 300 chairs are included in the full hall rental. We do not allow alcohol in any of our parks or rental locations.
Lehr Park – 3700 Davidsburg Rd.
Pavilion 1 with Kitchen – nine picnic tables
This pavilion can be rented with or without the kitchen. The kitchen is set up like a concession stand with lots of counter top space to prepare food. The kitchen also has a stove, refrigerator and sink. Available for rent from April – October. We do not allow alcohol in any of our parks or rental locations. There is no seating in the kitchen and it is not heated.
Pavilion 2 – four picnic tables
This pavilion is conveniently located next to the playground at Lehr Park. There is no electricity at this pavilion. Available for rent from April – October. We do not allow alcohol in any of our parks or rental locations.