Township eNews

February 2, 2018



How to Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter

Winter weather and cold temperatures can wreak havoc on household plumbing. Use these tips, provided by Aqua America, to help protect your home from costly plumbing repairs.


dineKOP Returns!

Monday, March 5 to Sunday, March 11

Enjoy King of Prussia's own Restaurant Week when dineKOP returns with incredible prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus at restaurants all throughout the community. A portion of the proceeds is donated to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia's (CHOP) King of Prussia Specialty Care Center. Also, new this year, dineKOP introduces KOP Shops for CHOP, which is a charitable day of giving for local retailers and fast-casual restaurants on Saturday, March 10. Learn more.

Submit Your BCA Application Today!

Applications accepted through March 15

The BCA was established in 2013 through a partnership between Upper Merion Township and the Valley Forge Casino Resort. The purpose of the BCA is to provide financial assistance to organizations via grants that benefit Upper Merion residents, and scholarships for graduating high school seniors who reside in Upper Merion Township.

Non-profit organizations and Upper Merion students are encouraged to apply for one of many possible grants that are awarded through the BCA each year.

Meeting Schedule



February 5


No Meetings Scheduled



February 6


No Meetings Scheduled



February 7


Zoning Hearing Board


Freedom Hall



February 8


No Meetings Scheduled



February 9


No Meetings Scheduled

Join the Team!

Upper Merion Township is hiring for a variety of positions. Browse the job openings and learn more about the application process.

Community Center

431 West Valley Forge Road

King of Prussia, PA 19040




There's always something fun happening at the Community Center! Try a fitness class, learn a new craft, or pick up a sport during Open Gym.

Parks & Recreation

New Program: Transform YOU!

Saturday & Sunday, February 17 & 18 | 9:00AM to 5:00PM

Join us for a two-day insightful, eye opening, and thought-provoking course. You will learn how to grow your career, build great relationships and sell anything! This is a must-attend for those who are looking for a mid-career boost and transformational growth. Register today.


Parent and Child Baking Together: Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Saturday, February 10 | 10:30AM to 11:30AM

Learn how to bake with chocolate, just in time for Valentine’s Day! Price includes 1 parent and 1 child. Additional Child $10. Learn more and register today.


Celebrate Lunar New Year at the Upper Merion Township Library!

Tuesday, February 6

6:00PM to 8:00PM


Re-Imagine Yourself 

Thursday, February 8 | 7:00PM

Don't miss this great seminar, and learn how to transform your personality at work and elsewhere. Register today.


Fun Friday!

Friday, February 9 | 2:00PM

Calling all students in grades 1-4! Have fun while exploring interesting STEAM topics at UM’s early dismissal Fun Friday. Show us your creativity and artistic skills at this month’s “Crafternoon” program. Register today.

Farmers Market

Winter Market

175 West Valley Forge Road
Every Other Saturday
Rain or Shine!


If you haven't joined us before in the off-season, here's how it works:


We have a smaller group of vendors, all of whom have a way of pre-ordering. Every other Saturday from 10:00AM to 12:00PM, they set up on the lower level of the parking lot behind the Township Building. You can pick up your orders, and most vendors bring a little extra to tempt you.

Public Safety

The Upper Merion Township Public Safety Department is a singular, unified department that encompasses the divisions of police, fire, ambulance, and emergency management services, overseen by Director Tom Nolan, who is also the current Chief of Police.



Upper Merion Police

View the crime bulletin archive.


Fire & Rescue

Have No Fear - Volunteer!

The Upper Merion Township Fire & Rescue Services is seeking volunteers. Interested in joining? Contact William Daywalt, Deputy Fire Marshal, at 610-205-8554 or find out more on our website.

Senior Service Center

Located at the Community Center
431 West Valley Forge Road
King of Prussia, PA 19406

Join and Enjoy the Benefits! 
Members enjoy a multi-use environment for physical, educational, and recreational activities. For more information about the Center or to join, click here.


Tickets on Sale Now for Annual Valentine Social!

Social to be held on Friday, February 16 | 11:00AM to 2:00PM. Tickets are only $7.00. Choice of  Italian, Tuna or Turkey Hoagie. Entertainment and Door Prizes. Open to members and non-members. 


UMSSC Big Bingo

Sunday, March 4 | 11:00AM

Advance Sale Tickets: $20.00 | Day of Tickets: $25.00

Doors open at 11:00AM; games start at 12:00PM. Refreshments available for purchase. No one under age 18 will be admitted. No outside food or beverage will be permitted. Registration forms are available at the Senior Center or on the website Tables for 8 can be reserved. Open to the public.

Roadway Restrictions


A list of weekly road restrictions and PennDOT maintenance operations in the five-county Philadelphia region is available on the District 6 Traffic Bulletin. | 610-265-2600

175 West Valley Forge Road • King of Prussia, PA 19406-1802