The Recreation Commission is composed of five members, or up to seven members of the Borough appointed by Borough Council, with the power to provide and conduct programs, at or on public recreation areas, facilities, and centers.
In addition, the Recreation Commission supervises the public parks, playfields, and all outdoor and indoor recreation areas and facilities. The Commission establishes, plans, and coordinates recreation programs within the community, and works cooperatively with the Recreation Director.
The Commission periodically reviews recreation programs and assess recreation facilities within the Borough to determine additional needs, and submits recommendations pertaining to recreation programs, facilities, guidelines, policies, or user fees to the Borough Council.
The Commission meets as needed on the first Thursday of each month beginning at 7:00PM
New Freedom Borough Office
49 East High Street
New Freedom, PA 17349
Marge Goodfellow Park
In the heart of the Borough lies this park with athletic fields, tennis courts, basketball courts, and play ground equipment. The park grounds are also used for the annual Lions Club Carnival.
Arlington Ernst Park
Located off Orwig Road with 19 wooded acres with numerous walking trails and picnic area.
Located adjacent to the Community Center off Main Street. Hosts the Farmers Market.
Home of the Mason-Dixon Soccer League, this gated park is located off Constitution Avenue.