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April 2018

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-Su: 7am-7pm (Starting April 2)
Air Grille, M-Su: 11am-4pm (Opening April 2)

XFINITY WiFi is available throughout Dilworth Park.

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

Free Spring Training Fitness Courses!
Get a free workout with Spring Training in Dilworth Park at City Hall! On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, April 3-May 24, join in on a variety of sports and fitness programs, conducted by experts in the field of personal fitness. Yoga, Zumba, fitness boot camp, running- it's all here to get you informed and in shape for spring and summer. All season long, you can also fuel up with healthy offerings from the Dilworth Park Café. Spring Training is presented by Rothman Institute with partners Optimal Sport Health Clubs and City Fit Girls.

Visit DilworthPark.org/springtraining/ for class schedules and more information.

Tuesdays at Noon
Take a moment to breathe, relax and quiet your mind midday while building up muscle, strength and balance with Optimal Sport instructors. Be sure to bring your own mat.

City Fit Girls Running Club
Wednesdays at 6:30pm
Each and every Wednesday, lace-up your running shoes for a 3-5 mile trek through Center City. City Fit Girls is an all-levels running and fitness community for women and meets at Dilworth Park near the information center.

Boot Camp
Tuesdays at 6pm
Push the physical limits of your body with these total body workouts. Each week, meet up with top-notch Optimal Sport trainers who have their own high intensity approaches to whip you into shape.

Thursdays at 6pm
Zumba gets your body going with a calorie-burning dance party set to Latin and pop music hits (powered by Live Nation), led by expert instructors from Optimal Sport. Also, save the date for the Zumba® Fest - Dance for Peace festival on May 19!

Spring is Coming Back to Dilworth Park!
Spring is in the air in Center City! On April 1, the grand fountains at Dilworth Park return, with the Air Grille, a shiny Airstream food truck operated by Brûlée Catering, reopening next to the Dilworth Park Café on April 2.

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, M-F: 9am-3pm; Sa-Su: 8am-3pm
215.665.8600, LoganSquareCafe.com

Imagination Playground sponsored by Beneficial Bank (Closes April 22) and
Children's Discovery Garden, M-Su: 10am-5pm.
215.440.5500, SisterCitiesPark.org

Library in the Park Book Cart presented by TD Bank

AMOR sculpture, southeast corner of the park.

Water Fun Returns to Sister Cities Park in April!
Over in Sister Cities Park, the fountains switch on April 1. The Imagination Playground will be open until April 22, when it makes way for the Boat Pond, opening April 27.

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

The Collins Park Fountins are Back!
In lovely, tucked-away John F. Collins Park, the fountains come to life on April 1. Stop by, enjoy a quiet lunch under the trees, with the gentle sound of running water.

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 Bar
M-F: 6:30am-10pm; Sa & Su: 8am-10pm
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
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