Avalon maintains four parks throughout the Borough. Avalon Park, the largest, is located on New Brighton Road at Frederick Street. The park offers picnic shelters, a swimming pool, softball fields, football field and running track. See the calendar for local softball and football league sign up dates. Pool passes go on sale May 1. Contact the Administration Office for shelter rentals and pool party information.
Several north boroughs communities come together annually with Avalon Borough to provide a 4th of July celebration complete with hotdog eating contest, concert and fireworks.
California Avenue Park, located next to Avalon Elementary School will soon be getting a face lift for the new year. Visit the park this spring to see the many changes that will occur. California Avenue Park serves the elementary school during recess hours as well as the community throughout the day. Take advantage of Allegheny County’s Summer Lunch program June through August. Lunch is served Monday through Friday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the picnic pavilion.
Two small “tot lots” are located in the borough as well. One up in the heights at Semple and N. Birmingham Avenues. The other, south of California Avenue at Orchard and S. Birmingham Avenues. Small, community playgrounds for the neighbors to enjoy. this is a test