PLEASE NOTE: Philadelphia’s Safer-at-Home Order (yellow phase) will go into effect on June 5. This replaces the guidance below. Read what this means for Philadelphia Parks & Recreation services and sites.


These actions are part of the City’s effort to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus in Philadelphia.

Please note that the information below applies until further notice. Under the City of Philadelphia’s Stay at Home Order:
 

CLOSED OR CANCELED

Buildings, playgrounds, athletic courts:

  • Parks & Rec buildings, playgrounds, athletic courts, and restrooms are closed until further notice.
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive will be closed to vehicular traffic from the East Falls Bridge to Eakins Oval until further notice. The 24-hour-a-day closure will allow trail users more space for social distancing.
  • Construction projects at all Parks & Rec sites have stopped until further notice.

Events, programs, and services:

  • Parks & Rec events and programs are canceled or postponed until further notice.
  • Permitted events on Parks & Rec land are canceled or postponed during this time period as well.

OPEN

  • Parks & Rec’s parks, athletic fields, and trails remain open. Be sure to practice safe social distancing.
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive will be closed to vehicular traffic from East Falls Bridge to Eakins Oval until further notice. The 24-hour-a-day closure will allow trail users more space for social distancing.
  • Parks & Rec’s five golf courses and two driving ranges reopen on May 1. Patrons and maintenance staff will be required to practice safe social distancing. Advance reservations will be required at golf courses. Read the full details.
  • Park maintenance operations such as trash pickup, landscaping, and turf management will continue. These limited operations may be suspended at any time.

MEAL & FOOD SITES

IF YOU GO OUTDOORS…

 

Information is updated daily on the Philadelphia Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 webpage. Text COVIDPHL to 888-777 to receive updates to your phone. Call the helpline 24/7 to speak with a health care professional: 1-800-722-7112.