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Mission-The Pottstown Area Regional Recreation Committee (PARRC) is an organization comprised of representatives from eight municipalities in  three counties of the Pottstown Metropolitan Region, as well as the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation (PAHWF), the Schuylkill River Greenway National Heritage Area, a full-time Regional Recreation Planner, and a part-time Recreation Assistant committed to improving parks, trails, open spaces and recreational opportunities of the Region. Through cooperative efforts and the leadership and technical assistance provided by the Regional Recreation Planner, PARRC seeks to promote the development and maintenance of recreational facilities, encourage the preservation of open space and its creative use and implement better planning for parks and recreation for all. 


  • DOUGLASS TOWNSHIP, Montgomery Co.                   McKenna Powanda, Parks & Recreation Director                        

  • EAST COVENTRY TOWNSHIP, Chester Co.                 Karen Nocella, Parks, Recreation and Conservation Committee

  • LOWER POTTSGROVE TOWNSHIP, Montgomery Co.   Bill Keohane, Township Commissioner

  • NORTH COVENTRY TOWNSHIP, Chester Co.                  Jay Erb, Parks & Recreation Commission

  • POTTSTOWN BOROUGH, Montgomery Co.                     Michael Lenhart, Parks & Recreation Director

  • UPPER POTTSGROVE TOWNSHIP, Montgomery Co.   Mark McKinnie, Open Space and Recreation Board

  • WEST POTTSGROVE TOWNSHIP, Montgomery Co.        Charlie Valentine, Township Commissioner

  • WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Berks Co.                              Mark Bedle, Recreation Advisory Committee

New regional map of PARRC's areas
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