Kennedy Township Parks & Recreation is responsible for many activities at Fairhaven Park and in the community. Fairhaven Park is a beautiful park on Fairhaven Road with approximately thirty acres of rolling hills and beautiful scenery. The park has three picnic shelters and a gazebo. The shelters include a grill, water, electricity and indoor restrooms. The upper shelter is Vituccio shelter and is situated next to the basketball court. This shelter has 16 tables and has a capacity of 100 persons. The large shelter on the lower level of the park is William Andrews shelter. This shelter has 20 tables and a capacity of 150 persons. The smaller shelter on the lower level is the Harmon Thomas shelter and has ten tables and a capacity of 60 persons. The park has two playgrounds for children, two indoor restrooms, tennis courts, bocci court, horseshoe court, inline skating rink, soccer field, volleyball court and several ball fields. The Parks & Recreation Board sponsors the following activities: Easter festivities, Community Days in August, Community Yard Sale in the Park, Breakfast with Santa Claus at Kennedy Township Firehouse.
2013 SHELTER RENTAL SIGN-UP: Call Jan Thomas, 412-331-2408 for reservations and other questions regarding park facilities. Rental costs for pavilions are listed in the FEES page on the Web Site Home Page.
FAIRHAVEN PARK RESERVATIONS. Cost of the William Andrews and Vituccio shelters is $75.00. Cost for the Harmon Thomas shelter is $70.00. Cost for the gazebo is $35.00 The fee is paid when you make your reservation. Non-residents will be able to rent the shelters after April 1, 2016. Cost for non-residents is double. Any questions, please contact Kennedy Township Police Department at 412-331-2408
BOCCE LEAGUE: for information, contact Jan Thomas 412-331-2408.
Visit the newly installed Life Trail facility located in the lower park; Designed especially as functional fitness for older, active adults. Station 1 is designed for Lower Body exercises – standing stretches and yoga poses. Station 2 is designed for Upper Body cycling – triceps strength and torso stability; shoulder stability and strength excercise. A short walking trail is provided for those who prefer brief walking excercise.
TOWNSHIP’S NEW FOUNTAIN GARDEN A beautiful new fountain, donated to the Township, is constructed at the intersection of Pine Hollow and Heckel roads.
A special “thank you” to the following donors: McDERMOTT FUNERAL HOME for the imported marble fountain; COUNTRY CLUB GARDEN-GLENN VIETMEIR, BRYAN CONCRETE; RON ZACCARDI ELECTRIC; and RAIN CONTROL IRRIGATION for labor and materials; CHIEF TONY BRUNI for coordinating this project.
COMMUNITY DAYS will be held August 10, 11, 12 and 13th. Fireworks and the Firemen’s Parade will be on the 13th.