Copper mines along Ludwig Road were in operation as early as 1728.

Parks & Recreation

Hickory Park Pool

pool park

 2019 Pool Season 

 May 25, 2019 to September 1, 2019

August 26 to August 30- 3:30PM to 7:00PM
August 31 & September 1 - 12:00PM to 5:00PM

2019 Pool Membership Application

Registration: You can register for a Pool Membership at the Township Building, Monday through Friday from 8:30am and 4:30pm.  If you would like your membership card before opening day please bring a self-addressed, stamped envelope so that it can be mailed to you, otherwise your membership may be picked up at the pool on or after opening day.  You can also register at the Pool once it is open.

In order to insure fairness, Township reserves the right to question and deny and/or revoke any membership for falsifying this information. New Hanover Township Residents must provide their I.D. for proof of residence. Non-Residents applications will not be accepted until April 15, 2019 

Pavilion Rentals: If you reserve a picnic pavilion and wish to go swimming your entire group will receive $1.00 off the daily rate fee.  In order to receive the discounted rate, you must present a copy of the pavilion reservation form to the front desk.  This discount only applies to the day of your rental.

 Daily Rates   
(No weekend or holiday day passes. POOL WILL ONLY BE OPEN TO MEMBERS)

                                                                                   Residents          Non-Residents

             Adults                                                           $6.00 per day    $8.00 per day
            Children (ages 2-12)                                   $5.00 per day    $7.00 per day
            Seniors (ages 62 and over)                        $2.00 per day    $4.00 per day
            Children under the age of two are free

 Children under the age of sixteen (16) must be accompanied by an adult. 

  Season Membership Rates

             Season Passes:                                                          Residents      Non-Residents

            Family Membership (4 family members)                    $200.00            $250.00
            Extra person                                                                          $15.00               $15.00                          
            Single Membership                                                             $85.00            $130.00
            Senior Membership                                                            $50.00              $70.00

             Monthly Passes:  (June – July – August)

            Family Membership (4 family members)                     $80.00                $100.00
            Single Membership                                                            $40.00                $50.00
            Senior Membership                                                           $30.00                $40.00