Schuylkill Haven Recreation Department



    • Events & Concession Stand worker
    • Park Maintenance (FALL & WINTER)

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Recreation Intern
(Applicable to Sports & Recreation, Marketing, Business, and Communications related majors)

Looking for one intern for each of the following upcoming semesters:  Winter 2018

Intern will work within the Recreation Department assisting with events, programs, and general park maintenance.  Manage, promote, and facilitate various camps, programs, leagues, and events.  Assist with instruction and planning for a variety of programs and scheduling of facilities.  Must possess good written and oral communication and computer skills.  Must be willing to work varied hours during the day and evening.

This is a hands-on experience where the intern will gain knowledge in various forms of community recreation.  This is a non paid Internship.  Could be used for Course credits.

Submit resume and cover letter to: William J. Folk, III , Recreation Manager at the Schuylkill Haven Recreation Department, 340 Haven Street, Schuylkill Haven, PA  17972

Neal Boyer Award

This award was named after long time Recreation Director Neal Boyer.   

This award is given to individual(s) who exhibit great community service within Schuylkill Haven. 

  • 1998 - Brenda Kline
  • 1999 - Jack DeWan
  • 2000 - Ronald "Bo" LaScala
  • 2001 - Richard Fryer
  • 2002 - Sue Dixon
  • 2003 - Sarah Kalbach
  • 2004 - Ken Fryer
  • 2005 - Robin & Buddy Biever
  • 2006 - Joan Bower / Rick Berger
  • 2007 - Gary Hess
  • 2008 - Paul Bedway
  • 2009 - Paul V. Cullather Jr.
  • 2010 - Bill Webber
  • 2011 - Charlie Noecker / Gloria Ebling / Sandy Hess
  • 2012 - Ronald Rhen
  • 2013 - Debbie Gilbert / Ron Wieser
  • 2014 - Melvin Gilbert Jr. / John & Melissa Strauch
  • 2015 - Jason Koppenhaver and Kevin Rugh
  • 2016 - Mykal McCulloch
  • 2017 - Jeff Walcott
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Recreation Staff

William J. Folk, III   Recreation Manager

Ryan Wehr    Recreation Facilities Director

Christie Diehl     Recreation Coordinator

Recreation Board

Jason Koppenhaver 


Mykal McCulloch  Secretary

Melissa Strauch 

Kevin Rugh

Terry Bensinger

Donald “Bud” Runkle School Board Rep

John Williams   Council Rep


Recreation Board meetings are 1st Monday of the month at 7 PM at Neighborhood/Senior Center. 

*Unless Holidays*