Parks & Recreation

Special Events/Interests

 Derby1Derby2

Reading Festival Days Activities include:

  • City wide garage sales
  • Card tournaments
  • Truck and tractor pulls
  • Softball tournaments
  • Craft shows
  • Bake sales
  • Festival Days parade
  • Dance
  • Horseshoes tournament
  • Soapbox derby
  • and much more!

2014 Reading Summer Festival Days

Halloween Week Activities Include:

  • Halloween parade
  • Costume judging at Reynolds Elementary.  

Parks

Barre Field: Home of the Reading Rangers, Barre Field is five and a half acres. Located at the end of W. Cherry Street, Barre Field includes a football & baseball field. There are bleachers, and grand stands for fans to sit and watch the games, as well as concession stands. 

Rotary Park: Located on the corner of Willow & Chestnut Street. This park has playground equipment and basketball hoops. Rotary Park plays host to the 3 on 3 basketball tournaments during Reading Festival days.

Water Works Park: Located on the northwest corner Main & Lincoln Street and has playground equipment and a pavillion. During Reading Festival Days the horseshoe pits are used for the horseshoe tournament.

Magic Square: During Reading Festival Days, at the end of State Street, Magic Square is home to the truck / tractor / horse pulls. There is also a pavillion and parking.