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East Coast Greenway National Summit

The Spring State of the Greenway Summit will explore recent ECG progress from Maine to Florida and highlight outstanding progress achieved alongside our local and regional partners.

We will hold a walk and bike ride to a reception held afterward on the Schuylkill Boardwalk.

The cost is $10 for ECG members, $20 for non-members, and the registration fee includes lunch. We will post the Summit schedule and more details soon here on our blog.

Please register!

Love Your Park - Kickoff Service Day

General cleanup. Work tools and refreshments will be provided.

PLAY Manayunk

PLAY Manayunk is a festival celebrating outdoor recreation and fitness in the Manayunk area, and will take place at the long-awaited Venice Island Performing Arts and Recreation Center, a new addition to the Schuylkill River waterfront. This is a family-friendly event - all ages are welcome!

PLAY Manayunk will be held at the Venice Island Performing Arts and Recreation Center, which is located at 7 Lock Street, Philadelphia, PA 19127. The event will kick off at 10:00 am after the awards ceremony for the 5280 Race Series, a 1-mile race that Pattison Sports Group is hosting on Main Street for kids and adults . The festivities - outdoor fitness classes, recreation activities, and live performances - will then run throughout the day. Some activities will take place at the basketball court at Venice Island, which will serve as the festival hub; others will meet at the basketball court and then proceed to other locations on the island or out onto the trails that pass through the neighborhood.


Kayaking Lessons, Bike Rides, Dragon Boating Lessons, Geocaching, Boot Camp, Fun Runs, Intro to Fishing, Rock Climbing, Fly Fishing Demos, Outdoor Fitness Classes, Hiking, Birds of Prey Show, Outdoor Movie Night, Live DJ, Dance Lessons, Recess - A Kid-Friendly Zone, Venice Island Tours, World Record Attempt for sit ups

Celebrate the Return of Summer at the Schuylkill Shindig

Join the Schuylkill River Development Corporation for a fundraiser along the Schuylkill Banks Trail, featuring fabulous food from Street Food, Delicias, and Shake Shack, Schuylkill River Trail Ale and a selection of other beverages, music by Drew Nugent and the Midnight Society, photo booth, and a special light projection show. Proceeds from the event will support SRDC’s maintenance and operations efforts on the Schuylkill Banks trail and greenway.

Tickets: ($40 through April 30, $50 through May 22, $60 through May 30)

Sponsors: PECO (presenting sponsor); AECOM; Urban Engineers, Inc.; 50onRed; Sly Fox Brewing Co.; Drew Nugent and the Midnight Society; Street Food Philly; My Fabulous Mama; James Price, Philly Realtor; C&R Building Supply; Carr & Duff Inc.; LRSLA Studio, Inc.; and Patriot Harbor Lines.