Friends of Bethlehem Parks and Recreation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that works with the Parks and Recreation Department of the Town of Bethlehem, New York to improve Bethlehem parks, recreational programming and their usership — by raising funds, organizing volunteers and increasing awareness.
Visit a Town Park
Bethlehem has parks, a nature preserve and trails that offer activities like swimming, boating, hiking, playing sports or just lying around and enjoying nature. Whatever outdoor activities you are into, the Bethlehem parks have something for you!
Colonial Acres Park
Elm Avenue Park
Firefighters Memorial Park
Henry Hudson Park
Maple Ridge Park
Moh-He-Con-Nuck Nature Preserve
Normans Kill Ravines Park
North Bethlehem Park
South Bethlehem Park
Town Hall Park and Ballfield
Click here for more information on all the exciting activities the Bethlehem parks offer
Curious about who the Friends of Bethlehem Parks and Recreation are, or maybe you are looking to get involved? That's great! We are passionate about our parks and love it when people feel the same way. We would love to hear from you.
Become a lifetime friend of the parks, or help support our mission by donating.
Want to stay up to date on Friends activities and volunteer opportunities? You can join our mailing list!
Lots of wonderful people and organizations have joined us on our journey of supporting the Bethlehem parks. Thanks — we couldn't do it without you!
Bethlehem Babe Ruth
Bethlehem Mickey Mantle, Inc.
Bethlehem's Little Helper, LLC
Brown & Weinraub, LLC
The Carusone Family: in memory of James Andrew Carusone
Dr. Philip and Linda Drew: in honor of Dave Austin and Nan Lanahan, Parks and Recreation Administrators — past and present
Mark I. Edelstein and Dr. Patricia Barbanell
Mary Lyn Koval
Last Detail Marketing and Web Design
Richard and Barbara Nussbaum
Parks & Trails New York