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Fairmount Park Conservancy

Be Well Philly

Spend the Summer Outside With Fairmount Park Conservancy’s Packed Wellness Events Calendar

Summers in Philly are always buzzing with outdoor wellness activities — from energizing group workout classes to serene hiking spots and retro-inspired roller skating. And […]

FDR Park
City Life

Extreme Makeover, FDR Park Edition: Here’s What South Philly’s Huge Park Could Look Like

FDR Park in South Philly never really gets the attention it deserves as one of the city’s biggest parks, probably in part because the 348-acre […]

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Here’s What You’ll Be Eating and Drinking at Parks on Tap

Parks on Tap, the roving beer garden that pops up in city parks across Philadelphia each summer, officially begins at the Azalea Garden behind the Philadelphia Museum […]

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Be Well Philly

Do Yoga Surrounded by Plants at This Ultra-Relaxing Greenhouse Yoga Series

It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but the month of December can also be kind of, well, depressing. All the pretty […]

Love Your Park Fall Service Day
Be Well Philly

This Love Your Park Fall Service Day Is the Perfect Excuse to Spend Saturday Outside

Grab your gardening gloves and shovels: Love Your Park Fall Service Day is going down on November 10, giving us more opportunities to clean and preen […]

Be Well Philly

Over 50 Free Events Are Planned for Love Your Park Week

When nice weather hits, Philly’s parks quickly fill with locals lounging on blankets, working out, or playing games. Having these safe, clean, and green spaces make […]

Be Well Philly

Here’s Where You Can Still Get a Broad Street Run Bib — And Partake in Some Fun Training Runs

Whether you’ve already got your Broad Street Run bib, or missed the lottery and wish you did, there are some super-fun runs on the calendar […]

Be Well Philly

This Greenhouse Yoga Series Will Make You Forget It’s Winter

This is a magical time of year for many reasons (Santa, presents, and the like) but it’s especially magical because the Fairmount Park Conservancy is bringing back […]

Be Well Philly

Love Exploring Philly’s Parks? Meet Your New Favorite Workout Group

If you’ve been looking for more ways to celebrate the walkability of Philly, off the beaten path of your normal errand routes, look no further: The […]

Be Well Philly

Discover Hidden Gems of Philly Parks With These Guided Hikes

The eighth annual Love Your Park Week is bringing us a whole slew of outdoorsy events this month and guided hikes are at the top of our […]

Be Well Philly

Bookmark These: Running and Hiking Routes to See Fairmount Park’s Historic Mansions on Foot

This past weekend, the Fairmount Park Conservancy hosted their third annual Jingle Jog, which takes runners on either a five-mile or 8.2-mile route through Fairmount […]

Be Well Philly

There’s a Free Group Run to the Shiny New Whole Foods This Weekend

Who loves running and Whole Foods? My hand is raised as high as my shoulder will let it go right now. If yours is too, […]

City Life

Fairmount Park Was Just Named One of 15 Great Places in America

Now might be a good time to visit that Fairmount Park bucket list, before the crowds swarm: The American Planning Association just named the park […]

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Things to Do

See a Light Show at Boathouse Row During a Free Festival

The other day I was driving on 76 after dark and had a split second of panic that I was approaching the wrong city. The […]

City Life

Fairmount Park Conservancy Lands Award-Winning Executive Director

The Fairmount Park Conservancy announced in a statement today that it has hired Rick Magder as its new executive director effective September 1st. The position […]