Fairmount Park Conservancy

1617 John F Kennedy Blvd, Suite 1670
Philadelphia PA  19103

Phone: (215) 988-9334

Fairmount Park Conservancy

Fairmount Park Conservancy exists to champion Philadelphia’s parks. We lead capital and historic preservation projects, foster neighborhood park stewardship, attract and leverage resources, and develop innovative programs throughout the 10,200 acres that include Fairmount Park and more than 100 neighborhood parks around the city. Philadelphia has one of the largest urban park systems in the world which is home to some of our region’s most famous attractions. Our work in Philadelphia’s parks strives to enhance the quality of life and stimulate economic development of the Greater Philadelphia Region. For more information, please visit myphillypark.org and follow us on Instagram and Twitter @myphillypark.

Fairmount Park Conservancy is the nonprofit that champions Philadelphia's Parks.

We believe that parks can be catalysts for positive change in our city. We believe better parks make our individual lives healthier, our neighborhoods safer and our region more competitive.

OUR GUIDING PRINCIPLES:
• The Conservancy is a leader and steward of signature capital projects and innovative programs in support of the Fairmount Park System.
• The Conservancy is a champion of the Fairmount Park System—it raises funds to develop

Fairmount Park Conservancy exists to champion Philadelphia’s parks. We lead capital and historic preservation projects, foster neighborhood park stewardship, attract and leverage resources, and develop innovative programs throughout the 10,200 acres tha

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Past Events

Yoga in the greenhouse

Yoga in the greenhouse
01:00 pm - 01/21/2018

At Fairmount Park Conservancy

Join us for Bring Your Own Mat all-levels yoga classes led by local teachers at the beautiful Fairmount Park Horticulture Center. Classes are free for members of...

Family Day: A Very Philly Christmas

Family Day: A Very Philly Christmas
10:00 am - 12/03/2017

At Fairmount Park Conservancy

Join us at Lemon Hill Mansion as the historic houses celebrate “Family Day” with a full day of entertainment and activities for children aged 12 and under including...

Love Your Park

Love Your Park
09:00 am - 11/04/2017

At Fairmount Park Conservancy

Join us for our LOVE Your Park Fall Service Day on Saturday, November 4th! We’re looking for 2,000+ volunteers to help us rake leaves, clean up trash and litter,...

PARK(ing) Day 2017

PARK(ing) Day 2017
09:00 am - 09/15/2017

At Fairmount Park Conservancy

Join us for PARK(ing) Day 2017 as we transform a parking space on JFK Boulevard into a parklet! PARK(ing) Day Philadelphia, held annually on the third Friday of...

Go take a hike! Confluence Tour with Brad Maule

Go take a hike! Confluence Tour with Brad Maule
10:00 am - 08/27/2017

At Fairmount Park Conservancy

The lowest reach of the Wissahickon is lined with magic as it heads into the Schuylkill. This hike sews together geography, industrial history, mystic monks, Norman...

Kayak Trips

Kayak Trips
10:00 am - 06/25/2017

At Fairmount Park Conservancy

Join us on one of two all-levels guided kayak trips from Walnut Street to the Fairmount Waterworks and back on June 25th. Meet right by the Walnut Street dock accessible...

Plant Identification Walk

Plant Identification Walk
10:00 am - 06/24/2017

At Fairmount Park Conservancy

Join AeLin Compton, Community Initiatives Specialist at Philadelphia Parks & Recreation for a guided walk during which you will learn to identify plants and trees...

Belmont Plateau Trail Run

Belmont Plateau Trail Run
09:00 am - 06/18/2017

At Fairmount Park Conservancy

Discover the incredible trails of West Fairmount Park with the Fairmount Park Conservancy. These runs depart at 9:00 AM from the Car Barn Parking Lot in West Fairmount...

Schuylkill River Kayak Trip

Schuylkill River Kayak Trip
06:00 pm - 06/09/2017

At Fairmount Park Conservancy

June 9th is a full moon! Join us for a 6-8pm trip or a 8-10pm trip! Register here: fairmountpark.ticketleap.com/schuylkill-river-kayak-trips/dates Join the Fairmount...

Love Your Park Week

Love Your Park Week
08:00 am - 05/13/2017

At Fairmount Park Conservancy

Celebrate Philly’s parks with a week of amazing park events! With hundreds of events taking place during Love Your Park Week, there’s truly something for everyone....

Broad Street Run for Parks

Broad Street Run for Parks
08:00 am - 05/07/2017

At Fairmount Park Conservancy

Love Philly Parks? Run the Blue Cross Broad Street Run with us and support Fairmount Park Conservancy, Philly's non-profit champion for its parks! All Philly Park...

Belmont Plateau Trail Run

Belmont Plateau Trail Run
09:00 am - 04/29/2017

At Fairmount Park Conservancy

Discover the incredible trails of West Fairmount Park with the Fairmount Park Conservancy. These runs depart at 9:00 AM from the Car Barn Parking Lot in West Fairmount...

Plant ID Walk - Boxers' Trail

Plant ID Walk - Boxers' Trail
10:00 am - 04/23/2017

At Fairmount Park Conservancy

Join AeLin Compton, Community Initiatives Specialist at Philadelpia Parks & Recreation for a guided walk during which you will learn to identify plants and trees...

Guided Run at the Belmont Plateau Trails

Guided Run at the Belmont Plateau Trails
09:00 am - 04/09/2017

At Fairmount Park Conservancy

Discover the incredible trails of West Fairmount Park with the Fairmount Park Conservancy. Depart at 9:00 AM from the Car Barn Parking Lot in West Fairmount Park...

Migrate to Discovery & Adventure

Migrate to Discovery & Adventure
10:00 am - 04/01/2017

At Fairmount Park Conservancy

FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Join community partners in an adventure-filled day to explore the future site of the Discovery Center (watch a video about it here:...

Belmont Plateau Trail Run

Belmont Plateau Trail Run
09:00 am - 03/19/2017

At Fairmount Park Conservancy

Discover the incredible trails of West Fairmount Park with the Fairmount Park Conservancy. These runs depart at 9:00 AM from the Car Barn Parking Lot in West Fairmount...

Homeowner Workshop

Homeowner Workshop
09:30 am - 03/18/2017

At Fairmount Park Conservancy

Join us for a one-day, three part “hands on” workshop series on repairs for your historic home that includes lunch. Workshop takes place at Thomas Mansion which...

Belmont Plateau Trail Run

Belmont Plateau Trail Run
09:00 am - 03/11/2017

At Fairmount Park Conservancy

Discover the incredible trails of West Fairmount Park with the Fairmount Park Conservancy. These runs depart at 9:00 AM from the Car Barn Parking Lot in West Fairmount...

Love Your Park Fall Service Day

Love Your Park Fall Service Day
08:00 am - 11/12/2016

At Fairmount Park Conservancy

Registration is now open and we need 2,000 volunteers to help our at one of 85 Philadelphia parks! Families and groups are welcome to join! For the complete list...

Ladies at the Pumptrack

Ladies at the Pumptrack
10:00 am - 10/22/2016

At Fairmount Park Conservancy

Join the Fairmount Park Conservancy, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia and Women Bike PHL for a group ride to the Philly Pumptrack in West Fairmount Park...

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