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Recreation Leagues

All organized recreational sports leagues must submit a field use request to Delaware Township as soon as possible to ensure everyone’s needs are met.   Click here to download and print a field use application.  Once your application for field use is approved, the required fees and team rosters are required to be submitted to Delaware Township two (2) weeks prior to the start of the requested season.     Below is the Field Use Requirements and Fees  for Delaware Township. If you have any questions, please contact the Township office at (570) 828-2347.

NOTE:  You will need the following form for any processions, assemblages and Special Activities planned with your league such as a parade:  PennDot Special Event Permit Application.  Sponsors must submit the completed and signed application and required documents, including proof of insurance, to the PennDot district engineering office at least eight weeks before the event.

FIELD USE REQUIREMENTS FOR ORGANIZED LEAGUES

  1. Any organized league must submit a list of team names and divisions (including cheerleader division), player names per team, coaches’ names per team, and township where each person resides with the application request for field usage for the January Board of Supervisor meeting.  Meetings are the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month at 6:00pm unless it is a holiday. 
  2. Leagues must supply the Township with an insurance certificate that covers all players and coaches.
  3. The Board of Supervisors must approve the application request.
  4. There is a charge of $150.00 per team name and division-this will help cover the cost of maintaining the recreational facilities.
  5. Leagues must supply Certificate of Field Maintenance from the Local Little League Field Maintenance Clinic
    1. Fields will be raked out and garbage cleaned up after every use, (including cigarette butts)        
      i.      Maintenance equipment will be provided in dugout sheds                        
      ii.      Each League is responsible to report any missing equipment to both Little League and the Township
  6. The list of equipment will be posted on the dugout shed door.
  7. Leagues must obey the field flags for conditions for play:
    1. Red –   NO PLAYING ON FIELDS
    2. Green – fields can be played on

PENALTY FOR NON- COMPLIANCE

            a.       1ST OFFENSE – loss of 1 week of field use
            b.       2nd OFFENSE -  loss of 2 weeks of field use
            c.       3rd OFFENSE – loss of field use for the season  

 

CONCESSION STAND REQUIREMENTS

  1. The fee for usage of the concession stand for organized leagues who intend to use the concession stand for their season will be $800.00 per season to be paid prior to use.
  2. There must be at least one person with a Food Handlers Certificate in concession stand during time of use.
  3. The concession stand must be cleaned at the end of the season and inspected by the Parks & Recreation Supervisor.
  4. Meet with Parks & Recreation Superior  before & after seasonal use

 

USE OF PARK AREA FOR CAMPING

  1. An approved organized group for camping can use the park.  The Board of Supervisors must approve any requests.
  2. Proper First Aid trained personnel must attend the event.
  3. If fires are to be burned the group will need to contact the Communications Center at 296-3465 to notify them of the controlled burn and its location.  A courtesy call should also be made to the Delaware Township Volunteer Fire Department at 828-2223 and the Delaware Township Volunteer Ambulance corps at 828-2345.  The Delaware Township Parks & Recreation Supervisor must approve the site for the burning prior to the burning taking place.  This is because of maintenance purposes as well as safety.
  4. NO FIRES ON BALL FIELDS AT ALL!!

     

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