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April 2017

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

Dilworth Park Café, M-F: 7am-7pm; Sa-Su: 10am-7pm
Air Grille, M-F: 11am-4pm (Opens April 1)

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 a free workout with Spring Training in Dilworth Park, presented by Rothman Institute! On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, April 4-May 25, join in on a variety of sports and fitness programs, conducted by experts in the field of personal fitness from Optimal Sport Health Clubs. Yoga, Zumba, fitness boot camp, running- it's all here to get you informed and in shape for spring and summer. Plus, all season long, you can fuel up with healthy offerings from the Dilworth Park Café.

Visit DilworthPark.org/springtraining/ for class schedules, discounts from Center City athletic clothing and accessory retailers and tips from fitness experts.

Tuesdays, Noon-1pm
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.

Wednesdays, 6:30pm
City Fit Girls Running Club

Each and every Wednesday, lace-up your running shoes for a 3-5 mile trek through Center City. Meet at Dilworth Park near the information center.

Tuesdays, 6-7pm
Boot Camp
Push the physical limits of your body with these total body workouts conducted by top-notch trainers from Optimal Sport Health Clubs.

Thursdays, 6-7pm
Zumba lets you get your body going with this all out, super calorie-burning dance party set to Latin and pop music hits (powered by Live Nation).

Wednesdays, 1-2pm
Silver Sneakers
Silver Sneakers offers fitness fun for Boomers and beyond through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and activities for daily living for seniors.

April 22, 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 and Earth Day! All are welcome to participate!


Dilworth Park is Ready for Spring!
Dilworth Park's Air Grille opens for the season on April 1, serving up burgers, melts, falafel and more to park goers from 11am-4pm, seven days a week. The chefs at Brûlée Catering will also bring new items like the Race Street Fried Chicken Sandwich with Gochujang-Siracha and Pickled Vegetables, plus rotating features and seasonal specials like the classic Crabby Beach Fries and their new Char-Grilled Flatbread series - coming soon.

Also, the Dilworth Park fountains will be turned on April 1, marking the return of warm weather fun, right alongside historic City Hall!

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-5pm, seven days a week.
215.665.8600, LoganSquareCafe.com

Children's Discovery Garden and Imagination Playground, 10am-6pm, seven days a week. NOTE: The Imagination Playground will close on April 23 for the reinstallation of the Boat Pond, which opens April 28.
215.440.5500, SisterCitiesPark.org

AMOR sculpture, southeast corner of the park.

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 the Center City District Foundation.
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
Now offering beer, wine and cocktails after 11am!
215.735.9797, CapriccioCafe.com

Know of any shopping, dining, happenings, or other inside information you think would be appropriate for IN Center City? Email us at: events@centercityphila.org
Brought to you by the Center City District
and Central Philadelphia Development Corporation
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