May 11th, 2020

Park Pride Day May 11: Love Your Park at Home Schedule


May 11th is Park Pride Day during Love Your Park at Home! Here are all the ways you can learn, share, and do to show off your park pride. 

park pride lyp at home

LEARN: about the Park Friends Network

Philadelphia has much to be proud of, and our public parks top the list, with one of the largest and most diverse parks and recreation systems in the country. Philly’s parks wouldn’t be what they are today without it’s 130 Park Friends groups -  the community advocates and volunteers that show love for their parks year-round. 

With each of their cleanups, jazz concerts, movie nights and fundraisers, these volunteers bring pride to Philadelphia’s parks. Learn about some of the amazing work they do in these Park Friends highlights!

Manayunk-Roxborough Conservancy 

Friends of Ned Wolf Park Friends of Bardascino Park 

Friends of Matthias Baldwin Park 

Friends of Cianfrani Park 

DO: Connect with your Park Friends Group!

Find your local park friends group and connect with them by becoming a member, sending them an email, or connecting/following them on social media.

SHARE: What makes you proud of your Philly park?

Fisher Park LYP 2018

Is it the weekly volunteer cleanups that your local Friends Group organizes to beautify the park? Maybe you're proud of your park's award-winning gardens. Whatever makes you proud of your Philly park, we want to hear about it! Share your story on social media and be sure to tag #loveyourpark. 

Enjoy 33 photos of Philly park pride!

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Don't miss these upcoming Love Your Park @ Home Events

Tacony Creek Park Master Plan Public Meeting

June 7th at 5:00pm

Open House: 5 pm Presentation and Q & A: 6pm to 7pm Refreshments & Kids Corner Learn about the new Master Plan for Tacony Creek Park by viewing park maps and a presentation of the plan. TTF has worked with consultant Natural Lands to develop a plan centered on community input and equity, with the goal of encouraging park use and strengthening connections with communities. Learn more about People of the Park and Explorer Kits, two special projects implemented as part of the Master Plan process. The plan was developed with the help of an Advisory Committee, and widely shared surveys and focus groups. Many of you, your families, schools, and organizations shared your concerns and idea for the park. You told us your priorities — park improvements, operations, or programs. Your participation is the foundation for a new vision for Tacony Creek Park. This is an opportunity for the community to imagine and shape what we want to see for the future of Tacony Creek Park! Share the word and bring along your neighbors and stakeholders.

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Cobbs Creek Park Cleanup!

June 10th at 9:00am
Cobbs Creek Pkwy & Christian St, Philadelphia, PA 19143

Please join Kevin and the Cobbs Creek Cleanup team to remove litter, cut back invasive vines, and more! To register or to get information contact Kevin at or call 215-425-3874

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Second Saturday at Wissahickon Valley Park

June 10th at 10:00am
Wissahickon Valley Park

Help preserve the forest restoration site in Andorra meadows! Join Phila Parks and Rec for a volunteer project to remove invasive shrubs and vines and protect young plantings so they can become our future forest! Please note that the there is parking at the Andorra Upper Lot. The project location will be a 10 min walk down the trail from the lot. The trail will be marked with signage.

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