Borough Authority Park Durham St & Rentzheimer Dr, Hellertown, PA18055 Borough Authority Park is a tree-shaded park that adjoins the Hellertown Borough Authority headquarters on Durham Street…More in Hellertown. The park is adjacent to the Hellertown Pool. It includes a playground, paths, a stone fountain, benches and a footbridge across the Silver Creek. Parking is available on the streets surrounding the park.
Hellertown Borough Authority 501 Durham St, Hellertown, PA18055 The Hellertown Borough Authority provides sewer and water service to the Borough of Hellertown and part of Lower Saucon…More Township. The authority was founded in 1940 and currently serves more than 2,600 customers. Water distributed by the authority is sourced from 16 natural springs in Polk Valley and two wells located within the borough. The entire HBA watershed area is approximately 600 acres in size. The Hellertown Borough Authority headquarters are housed in an historic 1832 farmhouse on Durham Street, adjacent to the borough pool.
Lost River Caverns 726 Durham St, Hellertown, PA18055 Lost River Caverns is a natural limestone cavern which was discovered in the late 1800s and opened for tours in 1930.…More Currently, a gift shop is available for souvenirs and tours run every half hour, taking visitors roughly 120-feet into the ground. Tour highlights include the Crystal Chapel, which has hosted dozens of weddings since 1949, and the Lost River itself. Complete historical information can be found on the Lost River Caverns website or at the cave, which is located on Durham Street in Hellertown.
Founded in 1898, Dewey Fire Company No. 1 is an all-volunteer fire company located in Hellertown. Dewey remains…More Hellertown's only fire company, although mutual aid agreements exist with Lower Saucon Township's four volunteer companies--Southeastern, Steel City, Leithsville and Se-Wy-Co--with whom Dewey members work closely.
Dewey's main purpose remains protecting the lives of borough residents whenever fire breaks out. Dewey is led by Hellertown Fire Chief Rick Delmore. The company's Assistant Chief is Matt Andree. A small museum featuring displays related to the history of firefighting in Hellertown is housed in the fire company's headquarters on Durham Street.
Dewey Fire Company Ambulance Squad/EMS 502 Durham St, Hellertown, PA18055 Dewey Fire Company Ambulance Squad/EMS is a rescue squad that is part of Hellertown's firefighting team. Full and…More part-time staff members are available around the clock for emergencies.
First United Church of Christ 501 Northampton St, Hellertown, PA18055 Located on the corner of Northampton and Durham streets, First United Church of Christ offers a weekly Sunday service,…More Sunday school and a variety of community and church events. For upcoming events and schedules, please check out the First United Church of Christ's website.
Dimmick Park, Hellertown's oldest public park, was developed during the 1930s as a Works Progress Administration…More project. The park is often referred to as the "jewel" of the borough park system and is named in honor of Burgess Morris Dimmick, the mayor who was instrumental in securing the financial aid which made its construction possible. Dimmick was mayor of Hellertown from 1927 until 1945 - longer than any other person since the borough was incorporated in 1872.
Dimmick Park includes a playground, ballfields, a grandstand, walking trails, picnic facilities and the historic Hellertown swimming pool, which is one of the largest municipal pools in the Lehigh Valley.
Each year the park hosts numerous events, including Hellertown-Lower Saucon Community Day, Second Sunday Music in the Park summer concerts and the Dewey Fire Company Carnival. The park also hosts children's summer programs sponsored by the Bethlehem YMCA.
Free public parking is available at the park, which is located at Durham Street and Tobias Drive.
The Hellertown Community Pool was built in the late 1930s as one of the largest public swimming pools in the area.…More Today it is part of the Dimmick Park complex in Hellertown. A poolhouse includes a ticket office, changing rooms, restrooms and other facilities. There is also a snack bar that sells refreshments on site. Amenities at the pool include a slide and a splash pad (to be opened in June 2012). Free public parking is available across the street in a public lot. Special events, such as are occasionally held at the pool in season.