Summer is an awesome time to walk, run, play and relax in our area’s beautiful parks. And during July, there’s a special reason to visit often.
Help your favorite local park win money for park improvements from the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation.

Find the park you would like to vote for and click the 'VOTE!' button.

Boyertown Community Park
Borough of Boyertown
Donate to this park.

Douglass Park
Douglass Township/Mont.

Ellis Woods Park
East Coventry Township

New Hanover Community Park
New Hanover Township

Meadow Park
Schwenksville Borough

Exeter Community Park
Exeter Township

Union Meadows East
Union Township

Pottstown Memorial Park
Borough of Pottstown

Kenilworth Park
North Coventry Township

Hollenbach Park
Upper Pottsgrove Township

Brown Street Park
Borough of Spring City

Lower Pottsgrove

South Coventry

West Pottsgrove

Park 15

Remember to go back to our Facebook page to post pics for bonus points!

On Your Park, Get Set, Go!™

General Guidelines

Entry: No purchase necessary to participate. Voters will enter by (1) Scanning a QR Code, (2) Voting on Facebook, and/or (3) Emailing a Photo to The contest will run from July 1 through July 31, 2014.

  • QR Codes*: Visitors will be able to scan a customized QR code at a nominated park to register their vote. They can and should come back each day during the voting period to vote again. One scan will be registered per device/day. Each scan will equal 10 votes.
    • Once a QR code is scanned, individuals will be taken to a thank you page, where participants will be encouraged to post pictures or comments. Individuals who decide to post a photo can get an additional 10 votes added to their daily total.
    • Individuals can earn bonus votes by visiting nominated parks on Saturdays throughout the month (July 5, 12, 19, 26) and scanning QR codes.
  • Facebook: Individuals can log onto Facebook from any of their devices and vote for their favorite park. They can and should do so each day during the voting period. One vote will be registered per Facebook user/day. Each vote will equal 2 votes.
    • Votes from QR codes and Facebook will be tabulated in real time, meaning anyone can see where their favorite park stands.
  • Email: Individuals can email a “selfie” photo taken at the park, along with the name of the park, to: One vote would be registered per email address. Each vote would equal 10 votes.

Winner Selection: The overall, winning park and top vote-getter will receive a $10,000 recreation grant. Our first runner-up will receive $7,500. Our second runner-up will receive $5,000. The rest of the participating parks will be entered into a lottery resulting in an additional winner of $2,500. All winners will be notified on Friday, August 1, 2014.

*When it comes to QR codes, there are many free options for iPhone, Android and Windows smart phones. For those who don’t have a QR code reader app already installed, here’s where to start:

  • Download and install the app. While there are hundreds of options, here are two free options available for most smart phones:
  • Run the app and scan the QR code. Your screen will switch to a camera display. Point your camera at the QR code. Hold your camera steady so that the QR code comes into focus.
  • See the thank you page and get another opportunity to vote.The QR code will take people to a “thank you for voting” page. This means that once you scan the QR code, your vote has been cast.


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