Welcome to

Hillside park

An Abington Area regional park
in Lackawanna County, PA

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Hillside Park And The AAJRB!
Hillside Park is a multi-faceted regional recreation facility on 100 acres of former state-owned farmland.
The 5 municipalities that owner the park include:
- Clarks Green Borough
- Clarks Summit Borough
- Glenburn Township
- South Abington Township
- Waverly Township
The Park is operated by the Abington Area Joint Recreation Board (AAJRB) who is charged by the five municipalities to develop a plan for acquisition, development and operation of regional recreation areas and facilities.

1151 Winola Road, Clarks Summit, PA 18411

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Community Events

Park and sports events are at the heart of any community. We love to see families brought together to enjoy the different activities we offer.  Check out our Facebook Page to see what’s next!

Get Involved!

This park is unlike anything you have ever come across – it is designed, managed and maintained by volunteers. Not a municipality or government agency. So it reflects the interests and energy of the people who get involved.  Get Started on our Volunteers page today!

The Parks

This volunteer-managed park is supported by Clarks Green, Clarks Summit, Glenburn, South Abington & Waverly municipal governments with support from Lackawanna County, state and private grants, personal donations and hundreds of volunteers.  Learn more about the Abington Area Joint Recreation Board and its history on our About page.  Get directions, attend a meeting, or contact us.

Hillside Park – 2016 Park Feature by Access Aerial

The Abington Area Joint Recreation Board (AAJRB) manages a multi-municipal park, and collaborates with different parks, sports facilities, and organizations in the Abington area and region.

Discover more in our Parks section.