Willard H. Markey Centennial Park
The Willard H. Markey Centennial Park located at 1418 North Ridge Road, Perkasie is the hub for passive and active recreation in East Rockhill Township. The park boasts:
- A finished pavilion furnished with picnic tables
- A sand volleyball court
- A basketball hoop with backboard
- Fields for soccer, football, and softball
- A playground area
- A golf driving range with sand trap
- A walking/biking path
- A skate park
To reserve a portion of the park for an event, please use the Park Use Permit Application.
Eight grass tees and a sand trap are available for all golf enthusiasts. The driving range is open from dawn to dusk and will close for the winter after Thanksgiving. It has a self-operating token and ball dispenser system. Purchase tokens at the Township office* or from a token dispenser located on-site.
- Golf Range Tokens – $5.00 each
- Discount rate – 7 tokens for $33.00
- Seniors – $4.50 each
*Discount and senior rates are only available at the township office Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Skate Park is open free of charge from sunrise to sunset. The 60 x 120-foot park is for rollerblades and skateboards only. Rules are posted for the safety of all skaters. Helmets and pads are required. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Located between the driving range and 'regular' football field is a two-feet depression in the earth suitable for use as an ice skating rink. When the weather gets cold enough, a drain is unplugged to let the depression fill up with water. As soon as it freezes...instant ice skating rink! While Markey Park is open dawn to dusk the rink is lighted so it stays open until 9 p.m.
History of the Name
On August 20, 1996, the Board of Supervisors named the Willard H. Markey Centennial Park after Willard Markey in honor of his dedication and service to the township and the various boards on which he served. He was a charter member of the Park and Recreation Board and Planning Commission and served on the Pennridge Wastewater Treatment Authority as the township's representative for a number of years.
Mood's Bridge Park
The Mood's Bridge Park is located at 1100 Branch Road, Perkasie and is available for park use reservation. Amenities include a walking/bike trail that joins Perkasie and Sellersville trails along with athletic fields. Park is open sunrise to sunset.
Iron Bridge Park
The Iron Bridge Park is located at 1450 Branch Road, Perkasie and is available for park use reservation. Amenities include a walking/bike trail that joins Perkasie and Sellersvile trails, pavilion (no electric) with picnic tables, athletic fields and basketball court. Park is open sunrise to sunset.
Perkasie Borough Parks & Recreation
The Perkasie Borough recreation programs including a Farmers Market, discount tickets and camps are open to East Rockhill Township residents. Visit their website for more information.
Recreation & Open Space Locations
- The Willard H. Markey Centennial Park
1418 Ridge Road, Perkasie
- Mood's Bridge Park Mervin C. Bryan Walking Path and Athletic Fields
1100 Branch Road, Perkasie
- Iron Bridge Park Walking Path, Pavilion, Basketball & Athletic Fields
1450 Branch Road, Perkasie
- Nockamixon State Park
- State Gamelands #139
- Branch Valley Fish, Game & Forestry
1000 N. Ridge Rd
- Weisel Youth Hostel
7347 Richlandtown Rod
- Quakertown Swamp