Wednesday, February 28, 2024



Quick Guides: Love Your Park This Week

May 4, 2015 Category: Method

Now in its fourth year, Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation will celebrate the Annual LOVE your Park Week, a week long celebration of Philadelphia’s parks, from May 9 to May 16.

The LOVE Your Park program is a partnership between Philadelphia Department of Parks & Recreation and the Fairmount Park Conservancy to steward and support neighborhood parks throughout Philadelphia. The two organizations work closely with neighborhood park friend groups to promote both the network of parks across the city and the work the friends groups do.

This year the week will feature nine days of service projects, performances, educational programs, family activities and more at over 100 parks throughout Philadelphia. Throughout the week, park friends groups will hold over 80 recreational, educational, and environmental events.

The week will kick off on May 9 with the annual LOVE Your Park Service Day. Volunteers can find a list of parks and their locations that are looking for volunteers on this map:

Other events include:

200th anniversary of the Fairmount Water Works on May 16-17

From our Partners

Image via Albert Yee


Love YOUR Park Week

Trending News

Philadelphia's Fiscal Tapestry: Untangling the Challenges and Oversight to Provide Needed Services Alesia Bani
Stuck in the Bucket: Stopping the Overflow of Poverty Valerie Johnson
Beyond Poverty: Healthcare Deserts, Part 3 Marilyn Kai Jewett
Monday Minute with Andre Simms Monique Curry-Mims
Healthcare Deserts Part 4: Philanthropic Solutions Marilyn Kai Jewett

Related Posts

June 28, 2023

Advancing Solutions to Philadelphia's Issues

Read More >
June 21, 2023

Philly’s Violence Prevention Grant Program Brought Mixed Results. Now What?

Read More >
June 21, 2023

Protect Bail Funds—and End Cash Bail

Read More >