Annual Marbles Program Begins March 26The Allegheny County Parks Department has announced that its annual marbles program will begin March 26.
Dogs Have Their Day At Local PoolsBefore some pools close for the season, they're giving dogs a chance to enjoy a dip.
Experts Weigh In On Piranha Being Found At North Park LakeYou can only imagine the skepticism when the phone rang in the Allegheny County Parks director’s office this week and a woman on the other end said, “a woman said her family had just caught a piranha in North Park Lake."
Fishermen Reel In Odd Catch At North Park Lake – A Red-Bellied PiranhaA woman and her son fishing at North Park Lake reeled in an odd catch on Tuesday afternoon.
Local Rangers Teach Highlands Students To Plant TreesA group of middle school students had a chance to play in the dirt this week.
Parks Dept. Seeking Lifeguards For Upcoming Swimming SeasonThe Allegheny County Parks Department is hiring lifeguards for the upcoming swimming season.
Boyce Park Ski Slopes Opens MondayThe Boyce Park Ski Slopes will open for the season Monday, while the tubing area remains closed.
Parks Department To Host Free Youth Dek Hockey Clinics
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Parks Department Releases 2013 Fun GuideThe Allegheny County Parks Department released their 2013 Fun Guide on Thursday.
Best Swim Classes In PittsburghFamilies have a great opportunity to engage in swimming activities and lessons as there are many outside public pools and a system of county parks. There are private swim clubs for advanced and beginner levels, too. Many of the swimming lessons are on a pool pass, day pass or discounted days that include water aerobics and the best deal is a free-learn-to-swim category. As the children advance in their training; it may lead to becoming a member of a swim club, but the onus is just a fun, learning experience.