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Welcome to Hoopes Park

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WHO WE ARE

Established in 1872 as an arboretum for botanical research,  Hoopes Park is the largest park in the borough of West Chester covering 16.2 acres. It provides facilities for tennis,  baseball, a playground, picnic areas, flex use space for frisbee, badminton, volleyball and more.  The park supports other activities such as walking areas and paths as well as children’s summer programs and is a wonderful resource for families.

OUR GOALS

Our goal is to improve Hoopes Park by:

  • Restoration of existing facilities 

  • Adding new facilities that are consistent with the present & future use of the park

  • Build local support and pride for this wonderful treasure

  • Specific goals include:

    • Improved tennis courts

    • Pavilion upgrades

    • Fitness trail equipment

    • Tree and general grounds maintenance

    • YOUR IDEAS ARE WELCOME!!

NOW

 

STORY-WALK

Created with the WC Library.

Look for the pink flags.

This is an activity to get kids

reading and moving.

 

 

PAST

 

THE PUMPKIN CARVING

WAS A HUGE SUCCESS!

 

See the pumpkins,

and the kids and adults

who carved them here.

OWL and BAT boxes

                May '23

New housing for Owls!

                June '23

 New housing for Bats!

Come to Hoopes, and see if you can

spot the new tenants.

Working together we can apply for grants to improve the park's facilities, partner with WC Park & Recreation and set priorities.  Become a part of the process to develop a long term plan for the Park.

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