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April 2016
IN Center City

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For up-to-date information on programs, events and updates for parks maintained by CCD, follow @CCDParks.

Sister Cities Park

Dilworth Park offers a place to sit and enjoy urban life on the west side of City Hall.
Open 7 days a week, 6am-1am.
1 S 15th Street | DilworthPark.org | Facebook

Park Features

Rosa Blanca Café, M-F: 8am-6pm; Sa-Su: 11am-6pm
Now with a full-service bar 5-9pm M-F and all day on the weekends.
Plus, Happy Hour 5-7pm M-F!

LOVE sculpture, northwest corner of the park. Take a picture, tag it #LOVEatDilworth!

XFINITY WiFi is available throughout Dilworth Park.

April Happenings @ Dilworth Park
Some programs are weather permitting. Schedule and performances subject to change. DilworthPark.org/events/

Get fit at Center City's most dynamic fitness center!
On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, starting April 5, Dilworth Park is hosting a variety of free sports and fitness programs, thanks to the generous support of the Rothman Institute and Jefferson Health. From yoga to Zumba, this program is designed to get everyone informed and in shape. Spring Training at Dilworth Park, programmed by Optimal Sport Health Clubs, provides a convenient opportunity to get healthy at lunchtime or after work. Visit DilworthPark.org for details.

Tuesdays, 6pm
Boot Camp

Push the physical limits of your body with these total body workouts. Each week, meet up with top-notch trainers from Optimal Sport Health Clubs, who have their own high intensity approaches to whip you into shape.

Thursdays, Noon

Take a moment to breathe, relax and quiet your mind midday while building up muscle, strength and balance. Be sure to bring your own mat. Presented by Optimal Sport Health Clubs.

Wednesdays, 6:30pm
City Fit Girls Running Club

Each and every Wednesday, lace-up your running shoes and join a host of Philly runners for a 3-mile trek through Center City. City Fit Girls is an all-levels fitness and run group for active women who live and work in the city. CFG meets at the Dilworth Park information center.

Thursdays, 6pm
Zumba lets you get your body going with this all out, super calorie-burning dance party set to Latin and pop music hits. Presented by Optimal Sport Health Clubs.

April 30, 11am-3pm
World Tai Chi Day

Join Master Jingshan Tang and his students from the Oriental Fitness Institute in celebration of World Tai Chi/QiGong Day! On April 30, Philadelphia will take part in this global event at Dilworth Park. Master Tang will lead group workshops and demonstrations in QiGong and several Tai Chi styles. All are welcome to participate in this free event!

Thanks to all of the Spring Training Program Partners:
Optimal Sport Health Clubs, City Fit Girls, CKO Kickboxing and the Oriental Fitness Institute.

Sister Cities Park

Sister Cities Park offers a variety of fun activities in a beautifully landscaped setting.
Open 7 days a week, 6am-1am.
18th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway | SisterCitiesPark.org | Facebook

Park Features

Logan Square Café, 8am-6pm, seven days a week.
Stop by for BYO table service brunch, Sa-Su: 10am-3pm!

215.665.8600, LoganSquareCafe.com

Children's Discovery Garden and Imagination Playground™
(Boat Pond reopens April 29), 10am-5pm
215.440.5500, SisterCitiesPark.org

April Happenings @ Sister Cities Park
Some programs are weather permitting. Schedule and performances subject to change. SisterCitiesPark.org/events/

April 30, 8am-5pm
Phila Flea Market

Over 40 antique and vintage vendors will be offering up their wares all around Sister Cities Park. Stop by for some wonderful gifts and finds! For more details, visit PhilaFleaMarkets.org.


John F. Collins Park

John F. Collins Park is a small quiet oasis off busy Chestnut Street in Center City Philadelphia. It's a relaxing spot for lunch, reading, or just enjoying a beautiful day. Through the generosity of the William Penn Foundation, the Center City District has restored the park's fountain, benches, landscaping and lighting. John F. Collins Park is owned and operated by Center City District.
M-F: 8:30am-5pm; Sa: 10:45am-5pm; Su: 12-5pm
1707 Chestnut Street | JohnFCollinsPark.org | Facebook

Three Parkway Plaza

Cret Park is a beautifully landscaped plaza and a great place to relax, grab a cup of coffee, or enjoy some light fare with a friend at Capriccio Café.
16th Street and the Benjamin Franklin Parkway | CretPark.org | Facebook

Park Features

Capriccio Café and Espresso Bar
M-F: 6:30am-6:30pm; Sa & Su: 8am-6pm
215.735.9797, CapriccioCafe.com
- Also offering bike rentals from Wheel Fun Rentals

Brought to you by the Center City District
and Central Philadelphia Development Corporation
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