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These Are the Best Spots to Go Camping Near Philadelphia

This strange, unpredictable summer has us wanting to spend more time outdoors than ever — which is maybe why everyone and their brother seems to […]

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Woman Claims Members-Only Pool in Northern Liberties Discriminates Against Black Applicants

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Lawsuit Accuses Members-Only Vesper Swim Club in […]

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We Took a Swim Class at Fitness Alive for December’s BWP Underground Event

Our Be Well Philly Undergrounders were back on their fitness and wellness game this month! In December, we popped up with a best-of swim class […]

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8 Refreshing Swimming Holes Worth Exploring Near Philadelphia

Philly summers are always dynamic. With tons of outdoor activities, from pop-up beer gardens to kayaking adventures, the city seems to radiate vibrant energy this […]

Life & Style

This Strapless One-Piece Is 2019’s Answer to the Itsy Bitsy Bikini

If you’re still on the fence as to whether the one-piece can be sexy, it’s time to embrace the new wave. A perfect fit and […]

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This New Philly Pool Workout Is How You’ll Want to Exercise All Summer Long

Look, I’m not one of those girls who loves hanging out in her bathing suit. You’ll never find me sunbathing in a public park. I won’t […]

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Center City Is Getting an Indoor Pool With Lap-Swimming Memberships

When I signed up for the Nike Women’s Half-Marathon while I was in college, I was a bit terrified. I’d been an amateur, three- to- […]

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Sweat Diaries: This Nonprofit Director Wakes Up at 4:30 a.m. to Swim

Who I am: Jennifer Thomas Davis, 45, from Haddonfield, New Jersey What I do: I am the executive director and senior vice president of the American Heart Association in […]

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Everything a Paralympic Gold Medalist Does (and Eats) in a Week to Stay Fit

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For each Sweat Diary, […]

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This New Center City Indoor Pool Will Offer Lap Swimming Memberships

I can’t tell you the number of times I’ve thought about signing up for a triathlon, only to get scared off by the reality of  training […]

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City Life

See Ya, Summer: Philly Public Pools Are Closing for the Season

Summer is (officially) sticking around for another month or so, but as far as the city is concerned, our pool days are just about over. […]

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Training for Your First Triathlon? Here’s What You Need to Buy.

It is training season, folks. Many of you have already been training for the upcoming Broad Street Run — a nothing-to-scoff-at ten-mile run. But if […]

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City Life

So Long, Summer: Philly Pools Are Already Closing

It feels like just yesterday we told you Philly public pools were open. And now, two months after swimming season kicked off, we’re lamenting its end. […]

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City Life

State Police Are Cracking Down on This Popular Pa. Swimming Hole

#peacerock #explorepennsylvania @littlemissscareall_ A post shared by Acid Rob aka PURE-SEX (@thezombie222) on Aug 1, 2016 at 4:46am PDT Pennsylvania state police say they will […]

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YES: These Public Pools Will Host Free Yoga and Water Workouts All Summer  

You know what’s better than doing outdoor yoga in the summertime? Doing outdoor yoga next to a pool that you can dip your toes in […]