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Stay Active All Summer Long
101 Activities for Summer
There are more than 100 ways to enjoy summer in Philadelphia for free! Even if a young person you know is not enrolled in a program, there are still many opportunities to stay active and have fun. Our 101 Free Fun Safe Philly Summer Guide is a quick list that will get you started.

The best way to cool off on a hot summer day is to jump in your neighborhood pool. Philadelphia has 69 pools open this summer!

Hours are:
Monday to Friday - 11:00 AM -7:00 PM
Saturday and Sunday - 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM.

So, beat the heat, have fun, and find a pool near you!

This summer, from June 1, 2012 to July 27, 2012, Mayor Nutter is challenging youth, ages 5 – 18, to read this summer and challenging youth aged 13-18 to get out and help their community.

Youth who sign up for a library card, read at least three books and write a short summary of one book will be entered into the Mayor’s Fun Safe Summer for Reading Challenge raffle! To participate, fill out this form and start reading your book of choice today!

Young people who participate in at least three service activities and complete a minimum of TEN service hours will be entered into the Mayor’s YOUTH Summer Service Challenge Raffle.. Fill out this form to get started today! For updates on new service opportunities and prizes throughout the Challenge, visit SERVE Philadelphia.

The Free Library of Philadelphia is offering a wide variety of summer programs and activities for youth of all ages. Find events happening near you.

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation is hosting a Teen Pop Up Event Series this summer! Teens can hang out with friends and participate in activities ranging from 3-on-3 basketball to ice-skating. For more information, click here.

Access the internet for free all summer long, especially on those rainy days! Find a location near you to log on today!

In addition to these ideas, there are many other free activities in Philadelphia all summer long. Look here for even more fun, free, safe Philadelphia summer ideas!

Enjoy free movie screenings at several locations throughout Philadelphia all summer long! Philadelphia’s summer outdoor movie series offers a wide variety of films for families and children. What better way to spend a relaxing evening outside? Outdoor Movie Series

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There are hundreds of ways to stay active this summer! Even if a child or young adult you know is not enroll in a program, here are some ways to stay active and have fun.