Borough of Shillington, PA
Berks County
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[Ord. 571, 8/12/1971, § 1; as amended by Ord. 618, 9/12/1974, § 1; by Ord. 643, 7/14/1977, § 1; and by Ord. 842, 10/11/1990, § 1; as amended by Ord. 1005, 7/10/2003, § 1]
1. 
From and after the enactment of this Part the following regulations shall be effective for the proper conduct or behavior when using the facilities of Memorial Park, including pools, of the Borough of Shillington:
A. 
Alcoholic beverages shall not be permitted in the park or pool areas at any time.
B. 
Trash, garbage and all other litter must be placed in containers provided for this purpose.
C. 
No one shall remove, molest, injure or damage anything natural or physical within the park and pool areas.
D. 
Motor vehicle operators shall obey posted speed limits and parking restriction signs, and use only roads and parking areas open to the public for vehicular traffic.
E. 
Parking on the greens and planted areas is prohibited unless permission has been granted by the Chief of Police, Director of Recreation or Pool Manager.
F. 
The operation of unlicensed motorized vehicles and snowmobiles is prohibited in the park area.
G. 
Possession or discharge of any type of firearms, bows and arrows, air guns, slingshots, air rifles, fireworks, or explosives is prohibited.
H. 
Swimming in the dam (known as the "Porgey") is prohibited.
I. 
Memorial Park will be open for the use of its facilities from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. Permission to remain in the park after 9:00 p.m. shall be obtained from the Director of Recreation or Chief of Police. Pets shall not be allowed in the pavilions and/or pool areas.
J. 
No person or persons shall enter or use the swimming pool or any building or buildings appurtenant thereto at any time after the closing hour: viz., 8:00 p.m., standard time, or 9:00 p.m., daylight-saving time, for any purpose, except as hereinbefore provided.
K. 
No person or persons shall commit a breach of the peace or be guilty of vagrancy, riotous or disorderly conduct; engage in fighting, assaults, quarreling, or inciting others to fight, assault, or quarrel, or to engage in any other unlawful act tending to imperil the personal security or endanger the property of the Borough.
L. 
No person or persons shall use publicly profane, blasphemous, or indecent language, or commit open lewdness or any act of public indecency, make any indecent exposure of the person, or be found in a state of intoxication or drunkenness.
M. 
No person or persons shall make willfully or cause to be made any loud, boisterous, or unseemly noise or disturbance to the annoyance of the peaceable occupants thereof and residents nearby.
N. 
No person or persons shall be permitted to hit golf balls within the Shillington Memorial Park.
O. 
Smoking is hereby banned in the Shillington Memorial Park pool area which is specifically designated as the fenced area surrounding the swimming pool.
[Ord. 571, 8/12/1971, § 2; as amended by Ord. 739, 3/8/1984; and by Ord. 1025, 10/14/2004]
Any person who shall violate any provision of this Part shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine not exceeding $1,000, costs of prosecution, plus costs of all damage inflicted on Memorial Park property, and in default of payment thereof, shall be subject to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days, except than any person, upon conviction of violating § 16-101, Subsection 1O, shall be sentenced to a fine of not less than $25 in addition to any other penalty specified herein.
[Ord. 1017, 6/10/2004, § 1]
Pavilion use will be by permit (rental) only from May 1 through September 30 in each and every calendar year. No use will be allowed by individuals or groups that have not obtained a permit.
[Ord. 1017, 6/10/2004, § 2]
Only Shillington residents and residents of the Governor Mifflin School District may apply for a permit to rent a pavilion.
[Ord. 1017, 6/10/2004, § 3]
The individual renting the pavilion must be at least 21 years of age. The renter must be present during the pavilion use. The renter shall be responsible for the conduct of those using the pavilion under his/her/their permit and the condition of the pavilion following its use. The group in attendance may not exceed the maximum listed for each pavilion.
[Ord. 1017, 6/10/2004, § 4; as amended by Ord. 1175, 4/14/2016]
Permits may be obtained at the Shillington Town Hall Monday through Friday, during regular business hours, beginning April 15.
[Ord. 1017, 6/10/2004, § 5; as amended by Ord. 1175, 4/14/2016]
The costs of permits will be established by Borough Council by resolution. Permit fees may be waived for civic groups located within the Borough of Shillington.
[Ord. 1017, 6/10/2004, § 6]
Pavilions will be rented by one-day periods for the hours the park is open only. No rain checks or refunds are given for inclement weather or the inability of the renter to use the pavilion unless otherwise excused by Borough Council.
[Ord. 1017, 6/10/2004, § 7]
The permit must be conspicuously displayed at the pavilion in the holder provided for that purpose during the rental period.
[Ord. 1017, 6/10/2004, § 8]
No alcoholic beverages are permitted at anytime in the pavilion or park area.
[Ord. 1017, 6/10/2004, § 9]
Persons using the pavilion may removed for violating the posted rules of the Shillington Memorial Park adopted by the Borough Council from time to time by Resolution.
[Ord. 1017, 6/10/2004, § 10; as amended by Ord. 1025, 10/14/2004]
Any person who shall violate any provision of this Part shall, upon conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine not less than $50 nor exceeding $1,000, costs of prosecution, plus costs of all damage inflicted on Memorial Park property, and in default of payment thereof, shall be subject to imprisonment for a term not to exceed 30 days.