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Amenities Available at Hershey's Mill Villages & Golf Club Active Adult Community in PA

Active Lifestyles

No matter what your pleasure you’ll almost certainly find it at “The Mill.” With miles of paved walking trails, low speed limit private roads for cycling, many facilities and clubs, you can enjoy the beauty of our community while keeping in shape. Enjoy active adult living in PA at its finest!

Activities and Clubs

The Activities and Clubs available at Hershey’s Mill active adult community in PA number more than 35, from Art to Yoga and everything in between, such as golf, tennis, bridge, travel, computer, knitting, book club, and many more. With over 1700 residences, the clubs are very active and their events are well attended. We even have a community-owned bus that takes residents to regional attractions and cultural, gaming, and sporting events.

Community Pool

The large, heated Community Pool is available to all residents and guests. It includes diving and lap areas, as well as a shallow grandkids' spot. The pool deck has plenty of seating – both lounges and tables and chairs with umbrellas, and seating under shaded areas as well. The pool building has restrooms with shower areas and a vending machine for snacks.

Community Center

The Community Center at Hershey’s Mill serves multiple purposes. A large meeting room is available for Village meetings, group activities and special events. This room has a stone fireplace, lots of natural light, and access to an outdoor patio – great for summer get-togethers. Various other size meeting rooms provide space for club meetings and smaller groups. The larger meeting rooms are wired for Zoom meetings and have overhead projectors, and all have high-speed internet. Also housed in the Community Center is a library and a billiards room. There is handicapped access to two levels of the Center and an elevator connecting all three floors.

Community Garden

Hershey’s Mill has a community garden situated on approximately 2 acres, located between one of the many Ridley Creek branches and one of the Hershey’s Mill reservoirs. The Garden Plots are available to Hershey’s Mill residents only. It is hidden from street view by a row of trees and shrubs. There are 162 garden plots that vary in size, but most are either 15’ x 15’ or 15’ x 30’. Garden plots are free of charge, available to residents only, and are assigned from a waitlist as they become available. Garden tools, wheelbarrows, gas-powered cultivators, and the like are available throughout the growing season. The only expense is for plants, seeds, physical additions such as gates, new fencing, or any other improvements each individual would like to make to their space.

Hershey's Mill Executive Bus

Hershey’s Mill owns and operates its own Executive Bus. During non-pandemic times, there are scheduled trips to concerts, local attractions, and other entertainment venues from Southeast PA to New Jersey to New York City. When it is not scheduled for planned events, it is available to rent by any Hershey’s Mill resident.

Hershey’s Mill Sports Complex

Courts for tennis, pickleball, bocce, and paddleball can help you keep in shape all year round. Billiards and Table Tennis are also available to all residents. The Community Pool, shuffleboard courts, exercise programs, and horseshoes round out the Sports venues. While the sports facilities are available to all residents, “The Hershey’s Mill Sports Group” is very active in planning tournaments and intramural events for players of all levels.

Verizon FiOS Services

The following Verizon FiOS services are provided at a significant discount through the HOA fees: high-speed internet, phone line, TV service offering over 200 channels, HD set-top box, and router.


Located in the Hershey’s Mill Community Center is a lending library complete with numerous selections of fiction, mystery, non-fiction, and biography titles. New books are selected and purchased every month by library volunteers. In addition, paperbacks and puzzles are available to borrow, and older books are available for sale at a fraction of the original cost. Once a year the library hosts a three-day book sale event with books, CDs, and puzzles donated throughout the year. The revenue helps the library to purchase and stock the latest titles.

Hershey's Mill Nature Group

The Nature Group activities range from simple appreciation to active engagement. Wooded streams and several ponds including a 10-acre lagoon are prime areas for guided or solo birdwatching. Those preferring a closer relationship can participate in the Nature Group Nestbox monitoring program. The Group maintains a Native Plant Garden and provides active stewardship for valuable riparian buffer and serpentine barrens habitats. It also hosts regular events including expert talks on local wildlife and gardening practices, seasonal social gatherings, and cooperative natural area planting.

Social Venues

Pool parties, functions at the Sullivan House, the Community Center, Concerts in the Park, and Golf Club events are just a few of the social get-togethers that are common happenings at “The Mill” active adult community in Chester County, PA.

Wood Shop

The Wood Shop at Hershey’s Mill houses an incredible array of woodworking machines and tools for resident member use for any kind of woodworking project. With plenty of bench space, there is room to work on any size project, whether it be building something from scratch, doing repairs, or restoring a favorite piece. Nails, screws, glue, paper, tape, solvents, clamps, etc. are all in good supply. There is a separate paint and finishing room. This is a place where one can develop woodworking skills, and it is open every day of the week. The Woodshop is also available for repair and restoration of furniture and other wooden items for Hershey’s Mill residents for a modest fee.

Dog Exercise Area

The Dog Exercise Area is a fenced in area with separate entrances for entering and exiting. Private time in the Dog Exercise Area may be easily reserved from the comfort of your home using the Hershey’s Mill Scheduling Calendar, Skedda. Parking is located directly in front of the Dog Exercise Area.

Hershey’s Mill Scheduling Calendar

The Hershey’s Mill Scheduling Calendar allows residents to see what is scheduled for the day, where the event will be held and the times of the event. Residents may self-schedule time on any of the Sports courts or tables and also schedule private time in the Dog exercise Area.

Come Explore the Beauty, Convenience and Safety of Hershey’s Mill