The historic buildings at Gring's Mill Recreation Area house the Berks County Parks and Recreation Department's administration and maintenance offices. An information center, group meeting facilities, snack bar, and restrooms are located in the adjoining barn. Recreation facilities include six tennis courts, a softball field, an eighteen station exercise course, one sand volleyball court, and a ranch-theme children's play area. A game court area features volleyball and shuffleboard courts, quoits, and horseshoe pits.
Summer highlights at the Mill include annual festivals presented by the Recreation Division such as EGGstravaganza and the Summer Concert Series held at the outdoor amphitheater on Sunday evenings, Memorial Day through Labor Day weekend. Gring's Mill also hosts the Holiday Lights Program during the month of December.
From the Reading Area: From Route 12, 422 West/Warren Street Bypass until Paper Mill Rd. exit. At the end of the ramp, continue straight. At the next light (Berkshire Blvd.), turn right. Take this road until it ends. Turn left onto Tulpehocken Rd. Go approx. 2 miles. Gring’s Mill will be on your right, across from Penn State-Berks Campus.