Welcome To The Borough of Swissvale
Announcements and News
Swissvale Community Days
Friday June 24 and Saturday June 25
This two-day festival takes place at Dickson Field (off of Schoyer Ave). Come meet your neighbors, bring the kids, enjoy music, games, a 50/50 raffle, food, various vendors, and more! Stick around Saturday night and watch the fireworks show!
Friday (6-10 PM):
6-10 PM ........ DJ Dink McCann (all night)
7 PM ............. Jeff Jimmerson (National Anthem singer for the Pittsburgh Penguins!) and Airbourne
Saturday (5-10 PM):
8-9 AM .......... The Swissvale Mile - Family-friendly dog walk and timed one-mile race. See below for details.
5 PM ............. K-9 demonstration with K-9 officers Brando and Echo.
6-10 PM ........ DJ Dink McCann (all night)
6:30 PM ........ Bands and Children's activities
8-10 PM ........ Dr. Zoot - Join the Beach Party with Swissvale's own Sal Ventura. Limbo contest during break!
10 PM ........... FIREWORKS by Starfire!
Children's activites include face painting, sand art, inflatable bounce house and games galore! Lots of local vendor and voter resources will be on sight.
Swissvale Mile - Saturday June 25
Registration is now open for the 3rd annual Swissvale Mile. Join us on Saturday June 25th for this fantastic community event! Choose from a one mile dog-friendly, family fun walk or a timed one mile race. This event is a great way to get involved during Swissvale Community Days. The race will begin at 8am and the walk at 8:15am.
For details and to register, vist our website at www.TheSwissvaleMile.com. All runners and walkers get a Swissvale Mile t-shirt and participating pups recieve a special dog scarf. Age group awards will be presented to the top 3 male and female finishers as well as a special award for fastest Swissvale resident! Hope to see you all there!
YMCA Summer Rec Program
Swissvale Golden Flashes
Football and cheer sign-ups for children age 5-14 are now through July 1, Monday through Friday 10 AM to 3 PM and weekends from 3 to 5 PM at the Borough Bulding. Registration is $80 plus a $50 pre-paid fundraiser ($130 total). The team is part of the Keystone Bantam League.
Home games are played Sundays at Dickson Field (Schoyer Ave) and first game starts at 11 AM. Admission is adults $3 and Children $1. Contact John Wilson at 412-224-9831 or Swissvalefootball@gmail.com for more information.
Swissvale Farmer's Market
The Swissvale Farmers Market is moving three blocks from its previous location, to the fully paved lot behind Dickson School (7301 Schoyer Avenue). The market opened for its third season on MAY 7th! Market hours are every Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through October. Visit this great public market, voted Best Farmer's Market in Pittsburgh on the A-List, weekly for fresh produce, cut flowers, kettle corn, pasta, baked goods, crafts, art, and so much more! The market accepts EBT/SNAP benefits, and, in the new location behind Dickson, is fully wheelchair and stroller accessible. For the latest information about products, vendors, and special events at the market, find the Swissvale Farmers Market on Facebook.
Street Sweeping Notice
Street Sweeping will begin on Monday, April 11, 2016 and continue daily through October 28, 2016, weather permitting. All vehicles must be removed from the street between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. on your designated street sweeping day. Signs are posted in each neighborhood stating which day street sweeping will occur. Police will be going around the first two weeks giving out warnings. Vehicles that are not moved will be ticketed starting April 25, 2016. If you are unsure what day street sweeping occurs in your neighborhood, please contact the Department of Public Works at (412) 271-0350.
The Swissvale Fire Department recently sent several firefighters to be trained and certified as CPR instructors. The department now has six certified instructors that can teach and certify the public in First Aid and CPR. In our continued efforts to serve our community, we will begin holding CPR training and certification classes for the public. CPR classes for Borough residents will be held free of charge. Classes may be scheduled for other groups or businesses for a nominal fee.
There will be a community CPR class held at the Swissvale Fire Station on Saturday August 6 from 9am to 2pm. This class will focus on teaching lay person CPR and the use of an Automated External Defibrillator (AED). If you are interested in taking this class call the Swissvale Fire Department at 412-271-0448. The fire department will need your name, e-mail address, and a phone number where you can be easily reached.
Please check this website periodically for class date announcements. If your organization would like to arrange for a class, please contact Assistant Fire Chief Deleonibus at 412-271-0448.
National Night Out
National Night Out is Tuesday, August 2nd! Host a neighborhood block party or turn your porch light on, sit out and talk with your neighbors. Have fun and get to know your community.
Family Fun Night
Don't forget Wednesday nights are Family Fun Night at the Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale! Events start at 7pm.
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