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Glavin Playground

A Rebuild project


Known to the community as "A&W," Glavin Playground was named after Frank Glavin, who worked with the Department of Recreation. He helped create programs for children and adults with special needs. The site offers:

  • Playground equipment.
  • A sprinkler.
  • A basketball court.
  • A hydration station.
  • A building for indoor activities.

Project management

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society (PHS) is leading this project. If you have questions, contact them at (215) 988-8800.


3267-81 Almond St.
Philadelphia, PA 19134
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Project updates

What's happening Status
Playground and recreation center improvements Under Construction
Lighting Materials purchased; Installation pending
Roofing Complete