Parks FAQ

What are the park hours? 
From May 1 to October 31 hours are Sunrise to 10 pm; from November 1 through April 30 – Sunrise to Dark

When can O'Hara Township residents rent park shelters or the gazebo? 
The Township will accept permit applications from Township residents no more than one year in advance of the desired date. This means if you are planning an event for August 4, 2020 you can apply for the shelter permit on August 5, 2019.

Where do I go to rent a park shelter or the gazebo? 
You must come to the Township office to check the calendars for available dates. If the date you want is available, you may then complete the application and pay any fees/deposits.

How long is my shelter rental? 
When you rent the gazebo or a shelter, you have access to it for the hours that the park is open the day of rental.

Is the shelter at George J. Sacco Park available for rent? 
No, the shelter at Sacco Park is available on a first come, first serve basis. The gazebo and shelters at O'Hara Township Community, Meadow and Woodland Parks are available on a rental basis.

How long is the trail at O'Hara Township Community Park? 
The loop trail around the park is 7/10 of a mile. If you want to go a full mile, continue to the trail entrance at the Mews and back.

May my dog be off-leash in Township parks? 
No, the Township has a leash law and it is unlawful for any owner of dogs (or cats) to permit the animal to run at large anywhere in the Township, including the parks. Dog owners are also required to cleanup after their pets. Clean up stations with pick-up bags are provided in the parks.

What activities are permitted on the tennis court at O'Hara Township Community Park? 
The tennis court is for racquet sports only with appropriate athletic footwear as per Township Ordinance. No dogs, rollerblades, bikes, scooters or other non-racquet activities are permitted.