Northwest Philly

Neighborhood Parks

Philadelphia boasts more than 200 neighborhood parks in every pocket of the city, many with their own dedicated group of citizen volunteers known as Park Friends Groups.

Sports & Activities

The Philadelphia park system is home to 158 playgrounds and recreation centers, 74 swimming pools, and more than 270 miles of trails, making it a picture perfect destination for millions of residents and visitors each year. Our recreation options include 412 baseball/softball fields, 225 football/soccer fields, 460 basketball courts, 248 tennis courts, and 38 outdoor hockey courts & rinks.

Watershed Parks

Philadelphia is home to seven watershed parks covering more than 4,500 acres.