Here’s the latest update from Philadelphia Parks & Recreation about what’s open to the public, and what’s not.

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.
 

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.
  • 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.