Swim Philly is Back…and Better than Ever!

2018 Swim Philly Pools and FREE Fitness Classes   Take your pool-side relaxation to the next level by participating in FREE pool-side yoga or Aqua-Zumba classes at any one of the city’s six Swim Philly locations – including the newest addition to the family……Marian Anderson Pool. Swim Philly is a program of Philadelphia Parks and

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Spring Is in the Air!!

Spring Is in the Air!   Spring is definitely in the air! And you know what that means? Many opportunities to stay active for free! Beginning in April, the popular spring training classes, hosted by Dilworth Park, will run for eight weeks. Classes include yoga, bootcamp workouts, zumba and group runs- no registration required. Just

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Get Your Swim On!

  Pool season has officially begun! Stay cool this summer and let’s top 1 million swims! Click below to read the Mayor’s Blog, locate your pool on a map, and find opening day at your pool. 2017 Philadelphia Public Pool Season

Why We Should Bike to Work This Week (& Every Week)

by Anna Petruncio Nelson   May is Bicycle Month, this week is Bike to Work Week, and this Friday, May 19 is Bike to Work Day! Philadelphia is full of bicycle events this month to celebrate even more bike lanes in the city! Indego, Philadelphia’s bicycle share, just celebrated its 2nd birthday, touting 1.2 million rides

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Cheap Workouts Everyday of the Week: Our Top 5 Picks in Philly

New Year, New You! Looking for ways to get moving in this New Year? Here are some of our favorite upcoming opportunities: Mondays Zumba- Starting January 9th at 6:30pm at Markward Recreation Center- Cost $5 Tuesdays Yoga- Starting January 10th at 6:30 pm at  Markward Recreation Center- Cost $5 Wednesdays Zumba- Starting January 4th at 7:15

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Ice Skate for Less this Winter

  Did you know that Philadelphia Parks and Recreation (PPR) has 5 ice skating rinks for Philadelphians to enjoy throughout the year?  Yes, it’s true and it is FREE to you!   PPR has these five rinks (mentioned below) where you can enjoy ice skating free of charge with only a minimal cost to rent the

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Celebrate the Summer Olympics Games Without Going to Rio

While billions of people around the world enjoy watching the Summer Olympics, there are many opportunities for you to be a part of the fun! VOLLEYBALL WAS CONCEIVED AS A LESS STRENUOUS ALTERNATIVE TO BASKETBALL. THE SPORT BECAME POPULAR VERY QUICKLY AND MADE ITS OLYMPIC DEBUT IN 1964. If you’re tired of the same exercise

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Get Out on the Dance Floor

Would you like to be a part of the most epic Philly dance party ever? Now you can! Come be a part of the 7th annual Philadelphia Dance Day on Saturday, July 30th. Philadelphia Dance Day is a non-profit festival featuring more than 25 FREE workshops, live performances, and classes taught by some of the best-known instructors. Everyone

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Coolest Philly Pools for Summer Fitness

Splashing, stretching, dancing, laughing and playing. That’s what you can expect at Swim Philly’s Philly Powered pool fitness Aqua Zumba ® and poolside yoga classes ( many are graciously taught by instructors from The Yoga Habit) this summer. Swim Philly classes are free for everyone and hosted at five different Philly Parks and Recreation pools

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