Recreation/Culture


Parks



Lower Nazareth Township believes in recreation facilities for residents of all ages. Preservation of open space for active activities and passive forms such as hiking, fishing, picnicking are a priority. Lower Nazareth is continuously adding public recreational facilities to the township.

Lower Nazareth Township Park

This 18-acre park is located behind the township municipal building on Butztown Road. Presently this facility includes: six baseball/softball fields, two football fields, two tennis courts, shuffleboard, bocci, playground equipment, picnic pavilion, restroom and a concession stand.

Georgetown Road Park

This 5-acre site situated north of Georgetown Road and Steuben Road is considered to be a “Greenbelt Park.” The preserved open space is intended for passive recreation activities such as freeplay or walking.

Hahns Meadow Park

This beautiful 15-acre park gently traverses meadows and woods along the Monocacy Creek, south of Hanoverville Road. Hahns Meadow is also considered a “Greenbelt Park” and offers activities such as fishing, walking and hiking.

Surrey Glen Park

This 14-acre park is located near the Surrey Glen subdivision, near the crossroads of Steuben Road and Georgetown Road. This park, adjacent to the Monocacy Creek, hosts activities such as soccer and field hockey.

Louise W. Moore County Park

Northampton County owns this 125-acre park near Country Club Road in the southeastern part of Lower Nazareth. Facilities include: baseball/softball fields, volleyball courts, a badminton court, playground equipment, tennis courts, pavilions and picnic tables. Contact Northampton County directly about rental of Louise Moore Park facilities.

Sports


Lower Nazareth Township has several sports programs available. This program is run by the Lower Nazareth Recreation Association. The Association receives monetary support as a subsidy of Lower Nazareth Township.

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL

Adam Anthony, Commissioner (484) 548-4795
Email: anthonya10985@gmail.com
Web Site: www.lnbaseball.com

BASKETBALL

Charles Doherty, President (631) 739-4770
Email: charlesd@blueeaglesbasketball.com
Web Site: www.blueeaglesbasketball.com

FIELD HOCKEY

Melissa Choe, Commissioner (610) 554-4489
Email: mchoe@nazarethclippers.org
Web Site: www.nazarethclippers.org/uppernazarethclippers

FOOTBALL

Tracy Sheetz, Commissioner (610) 751-3635
Email: tsheetz@nazarethclippers.org
Mike Anthony,Commissioner of Operations (609) 351-2016
Email: manthony@nazarethclippers.org
Website: www.nazarethclippers.org/uppernazarethclippers

LACROSSE

Boys Lacrosse: Crystal Mulada, Commissioner (610) 597-1856
Email: cmulada@nazarethclippers.org
Girls Lacrosse: Tiffany Lapp,Commissioner (484) 903-7315
Email: tlapp@nazarethclippers.org
Website: www.nazarethclippers.org/uppernazarethclippers

SOCCER

Email: info@nazarethsoccer.org
Web Site: www.nazarethsoccer.org

Background Check Policy
Volunteer Application – *Please note – When updating clearances they must be submitted to each sports organization.
Link for obtaining clearances

Adult Activities Group


Adult Programs Lower NazarethVisit the Lower Nazareth Adult Activities Group for a pleasant way to pass the afternoon playing cards. This group meets every Monday and Thursday from 12:45PM. to 3:45PM at the township building located at 306 Butztown Road, Bethlehem. (entrance is the solid maroon door in the back of the building)

The group takes a break midpoint of each session for refreshments. The group has covered dish affairs during the summer, a Christmas luncheon or just grab something to eat at one of the local restaurants. Lower Nazareth-Hecktown Lions Club’s donations help offset the group’s expenses. There is no membership fee and no dues. For more information, call Jean Kuhns at 610-866-4078.

 

 

Summer Park Program


2020 SUMMER PARK PROGRAM CANCELLED
DUE TO COVID-19

STAY SAFE AND WE’LL SEE EVERYONE IN 2021!!

Township Staff is busy planning what we hope will be the best summer yet! This year you will be able to register in person or through the mail. The increased registration fees allow us to hire additional staff and add exciting new events. This year we are looking forward to visits from Mad Science, Da Vinci, Jungle Dave, Grandpop Bubbles, Lehigh Valley Zoo, Hecktown Fire and Colonial Regional, Oogies Ice Cream, Kona Ice, and more! ALL activities will take place at the Lower Nazareth Township Municipal Park located at 306 Butztown Road. Special events are brought to our location.

The 2020 Summer Park Program will be a six week program commencing on Monday June 15, 2020 and concluding on Friday July 24, 2020 and is available to children between the ages of 5-12 years.  Program hours are Monday-Friday 9:00am to 12noon. The program is held at the Lower Nazareth Municipal Park located at 306 Butztown Road.  Fees are tiered for both residents and non-residents of Lower Nazareth Township.  The program is limited to a maximum of 100 children per week.  Once the limit is reached, registration will be closed. For more information call Lorie at 610-759-7434 X1001 or
email LGyarmaty@lowernazareth.com

DO YOU ENJOY WORKING WITH CHILDREN…? Applications are currently being accepted for Leaders for this year’s program. Interested parties must be at least 18 years old or entering their senior year in high school. Responsibilities include keeping children active and engaging them in fun and challenging activities while maintaining a safe environment. Applications are available at the Township Office, 623 Municipal Drive. All applicants are subject to background clearances per PA State Law (Act 153 of 2014 & Act 15 of 2015). Clearances are not required to apply but can be obtained after offer of employment. The Township will reimburse the cost of your FBI Clearance upon completion of your summer employment with a satisfactory review by the Program Director.
SUMMER PARK LEADER EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION

We are hoping to run this year’s program. In the event we need to cancel the program due to the COVID19 situation, we will post to our website and FaceBook and will destroy all checks.

 Must be registered by Wednesday at noon the week before the first desired week
2020 Flyer
2020 Summer Park Calendar
2020 Summer Park Registration Forms – Please complete and return ALL forms

Payment by check only! – Make check payable to: LOWER NAZARETH TOWNSHIP

Regular Fee: Lower Nazareth Resident Fee:
$45 per week for the first child $35 per week for the first child
$40 per week for each additional child $30 per week for each additional child