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Asbury Park

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Features

  1. Barn
  2. Basketball
  3. Maintenance Garage
  4. Pavilion
  5. Playground
  6. Restrooms
  7. Softball Field
  8. Tennis Court
  9. Trails
  10. Volleyball
Asbury Park is a 96 acre park. The park is owned by Millcreek School District and acquired by the Recreation Commission on January 6, 1968 with a lease agreement until December 31, 2013.

Initial Development & History

  • 1894 - Original barn constructed
  • 1958 - Dr. Otto Behrend donated the land to the Millcreek School District upon his death
  • 1964 - Development started jointly in October between Millcreek School District and Millcreek Township
  • 1965 - Roof replaced
  • 1968 - Major work completed including restrooms, lighting, heating, new floors, new siding. Work done by Heidt, Evans, Solatta Architects
  • 1969 - Dedication by Millcreek Supervisors on September 18


Existing Equipment

  • 1 Basketball pad
  • 1 Pavilion - 200 capacity, electric, water
  • 1 Pavilion - 50 capacity
  • 1 Playground area
  • 1 Sand volleyball court
  • 1 Softball field - lighted in 1977
  • 4 Tennis courts, 2 asphalt, 2 omni surface
  • Asbury Barn - 2 floors, complete kitchen, restrooms, 250 people capacity
  • Heated, outdoor year-round restrooms
  • Hiking trails
  • Maintenance garage - all equipment and vehicles

Subfacilities

  1. Asbury Barn

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  2. Asbury Picnic in Apple Orchard (small)

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  3. Asbury Picnic Pavilion (main)

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