Parks & Playgrounds
10th & Lemon
1014 Lemon St
Aviator Park
1984 Race St
Aviator Park, located on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway adjacent to The Franklin Institute and Moore College of Art and D... More >
Bardascino Park
1004 Kimball St
Bardascino Park is a neighborhood park located on the southwest corner of 10th and Carpenter Streets. Bardascino was re... More >
Benjamin Franklin Parkway
1550 Benj Franklin Pkwy
The Benjamin Franklin Parkway stretches from City Hall to the Philadelphia Museum of Art and is home to some of the city... More >
Chew Playground
1834 Ellsworth St
Chew Playground offers after school programming available for kids ages 6-12, arts and crafts, baseball, basketball, cam... More >
Christ Church
20 N American St
215.922.1695
The Historic Christ Church, also known as "The Nation's Church", was founded in 1695 as the first parish of the Church o... More >
Cianfrani Park
746 Fitzwater St
Cianfrani Park, located at the corner of Eighth and Fitzwater Streets, was created on the site of a demolished school ov... More >
Clemente Playground
1800 Wallace St
Clemente Playground offers after school programming available for ages 6-12. Public outdoor swimming pool in season.... More >
Coxe Park
2136 Cherry St
Cret Park
16th & Benj Franklin Pkwy
Cret Park is a beautifully landscaped plaza along the Benjamin Franklin Parkway at 16th Street and a great place to rela... More >
Delancey Park (Three Bears Park)
315 Delancey St
Delancey Park, also known as Three Bears Park is one of Center City's hidden gems. Tucked away between 3rd and 4th stre... More >
Delaware River Trail
4586 River Dr
New and Upcoming - will need info once project is complete.... More >
Dilworth Park
Broad & Market Sts
215.440.5500
Dilworth Park is a beautifully appointed park with an interactive fountain, lush lawn and tree grove seating areas, whic... More >
East Popular Playground
800 N 8th St
Programs include after school programming, arts and crafts and basketball for girls and boys. Public outdoor swimming po... More >
Fitler Square
2301 Pine St
Located five blocks east of the Schuylkill River, this half-acre park lies on the edge of the Center City shopping distr... More >
Francisville Playground
1737 Francis St
Programs include after school programming, arts and crafts, camps, dance, music and musical theatre, seasonal swimming a... More >
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Franklin Square
200 N 6th St
215.629.4026
Franklin Square is one of Philadelphia's five original squares. Kids will love the Philadelphia Park Liberty Carousel, P... More >
Franklintown Park
416 N 19th St
Features a rock garden and great veiwing spot for the skyline of Center City Philadelphia.... More >
I-95 Park
612 S Front St
This park includes the Vietnam Veterans Memorial with many benches and green space.... More >
Issac D. Levy Park
1742 Race St
Named in memory of Isaac D. Levy, a Fairmount Park Commissioner from December 1949 through November 1975, the Isaac D. L... More >
Jefferson Square Park
1123 S 3rd St
Washington Avenue and Federal Streets on the north and south and by 3rd and 4th Streets on the east and west form the bo... More >
JFK Plaza (Love Park)
1500 Arch St
John F. Kennedy Plaza/LOVE Park was the brainchild of famed Philadelphia City Planner Edmund Bacon and was designed by a... More >
John F. Collins Park
1707 Chestnut St
John F. Collins Park is a small quiet oasis off of busy Chestnut Street in Center City Philadelphia. It’s a great spot... More >
Logan Square
1900 Race St
The original Northwest Square of Philadelphia provided burial plots, pasturage, and a place for public executions where... More >
Louis I. Kahn Memorial Park
390 S 11th St
On less than one acre of land, Kahn Park is the only park-like open space between Washington Square and Broad Streets.... More >
Mario Lanza Park
200 Queen St
Located on Queen Street between Second and Third Streets, Mario Lanza Park was originally known as Queen Street Park. Th... More >
Markward Playground (Taney Park)
400 Taney St
Markward Playground is connected to Schuylkill River Park. It serves the West Center City area, along with portions of S... More >
Palumbo Recreation Center
725 S 10th St
Situated on the 700 block of Catherine Street, this neighborhood park is a place for families, neighbors, kids and pets... More >
Ridgeway Park
1350 Carpenter St
Rittenhouse Square
1850 Walnut St
One of William Penn's original five square, Rittenhouse Square boasts lush plantings and fine statuary that belie its mo... More >
Sacks Playground
400 Washington Ave
Programs include tennis for ages 8-18 and tutoring. Sacks Playground offers swimming activities seasonally for all ages.... More >
Schuykill Banks
2450 Walnut St
215.222.6030
Schuylkill Banks is an 8 mile stretch of riverbank along the tidal Schuylkill River that runs through the heart of Phila... More >
Seger Playground
1020 Lombard St
Seger Playground is located in the Washington Square West neighborhood and has three separate playground areas to accomm... More >
Shot Tower Playground
131 Carpenter St
Shot Playground and Recreation Center offers residents in the Queen Village and Pennsport areas a great place to play wi... More >
Sister Cities Park
18th & Benj Franklin Pkwy
Sister Cities Park, on Logan Square at 18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, has something for everyone. This n... More >
Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse
3300 Oxford St
215.765.4325
Since 1899 Smith Memorial Playground & Playhouse has been providing magical play experiences to the children of Philadel... More >
Starr Garden Playground
600 Lombard St
Below is a listing of programs at Starr Garden Playground. After School Program Ages: 5-12 Monday-Friday 3pm-6pm  ... More >
Washington Square
202 S 6th St
One of William Penn's original five squares, Washington Square is a lush green space steps from Independence National Hi... More >
Weccacoe Park
400 Catherine St
Weccacoe Playground, on the 400 block of Catharine Street, is Queen Village's central spot for recreation, fun, and gree... More >
Welcome Park
240 S 2nd St
A park and "open air museum" dedicated to the contributions of William Penn.... More >
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