Outdoor Activities

Get outdoors! Discover outdoor activities in the Philadelphia area for your kids or the whole family. Fresh air always energizes. These fun outdoor activities entertain children of all ages and allow for adventure outside. Journey to outdoor destinations nearby for kayaking, canoeing and row boats, or hiking trails and bike paths, and skiing and snow tubing. Hit the slopes. Soak up the sun on a nearby lake. Pick the perfect pumpkin. Try something new like maple sugaring or ziplining. There outdoor activities will entertain children and their friends.

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Parks & Playgrounds Features
Rothman Ice Rink at Dilworth Park
1 South 15th Street Philadelphia, PA 19102 0.01 mi
The Rothman Orthopaedics Ice Rink is a safe, outdoor entertainment experience in Philadelphia's beloved Dilworth Park. Open seven days a week, November 4, 2022-February 26, 2023, the rink o […]
Blue Cross River Rink
121 N. Columbus Blvd Philadelphia, PA 19106 1.35 mi
Winterfest, Philadelphia’s favorite winter wonderland, is back for its 29th season beginning November 25th. Safely enjoy the city's most spectacular winter destination. Reserve your tickets […]
Samuel F. Houston Playground
900 Grakyn Ln., Philadelphia, PA, 19128 8.76 mi
Houston Playground in Philadelphia PA has something for everyone. Ball fields, basketball courts, hockey, a tennis court, an older kid playground, and a fenced tot lot mean plenty of fun, b […]
Freedom Playground at Haverford Reserve
Parkview Drive, Haverford, PA 19041 9.7 mi
Visit Freedom Playground in Haverford PA with your family. Not only does this park have fun water misters, it has a soft-surface playground with swings, slides, and more. Plus, it’s a fully […]
Masons Mill Park
3500 Masons Mill Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19040 14.93 mi
Visit Masons Mill Park in Huntingdon Valley PA with your family. Besides ball fields, play equipment, picnic areas, and a Safety Town complex, this 76-acre park also provides a fun water spray pole.
Everybody's Playground
540 Dresher Road, Horsham, PA 19044 15.33 mi
Located within Lukens Park in Horsham PA, this all-abilities playground is a super place for kids to play and has a spray station for hot summer days. The park has three softball fields as […]
Montgomery Township Community and Recreation Ce...
1030 Horsham Road, Montgomeryville, PA 18936 19.61 mi
Visit Montgomery Township Community and Recreation Center in Montgomeryville PA with your family. Geared for kids ages 2-12, it is the perfect location to spend family time and cool off wit […]
Warwick Community Park
1733 Township Greene, Jamison, PA 18929 20.77 mi
Visitors of the Warwick Community Park in Jamison PA can enjoy cooling off at the spray pole, walking the park's path, using one of the two basketball courts, or one of the three soccer/lac […]
East Caln Park at Bell Tavern
109 Bell Tavern Rd, Downingtown, PA 19335 27.88 mi
The Bell Tavern Park in Downingtown PA offers a water feature that’s suitable for children of all ages as well as pets. Bring along some sunscreen to this splash ground because shade is a h […]
Fountain of Youth Spray Park
251 Manatawny Street, Pottstown, PA 19464 33.17 mi
The Fountain of Youth Spray park in Pottstown PA is a public-access recreational water location available to users from the Pottstown Borough and immediate surrounding area. Cool off all summer long.
Sister Cities Park
18th and Benjamin Franklin Pkwy, Philadelphia, PA, 19103 0.37 mi
10 geyser fountain, children's discovery garden and toy boat pond.
Smith Memorial Playground
3500 Reservoir Dr, Philadelphia, PA, 19121 2.58 mi
Giant wooden slide, 50 pieces of age appropriate, unique and accessible play equipment. 16,000 ft. playhouse for ages 5 and under with tricycles, ride on trains and more.
Bala Avenue Park
Bala Avenue Park
33 Bala Ave, Bala Cynwood, PA, 19004 4.87 mi
Playground, tennis courts, Pickleball tot lot. Photo courtesy of Lower Merion Township Parks & Recreation.
Bala Cynwyd Park
Bala Cynwyd Park
398 Trevor Lane , Bala Cynwood, 19004, PA 5.34 mi
Baseball, basketball, tot lot, tennis courts, children's playground, comfort station, Cynwyd Heritage trail access. Photo courtesy of Lower Merion Township Parks & Recreation.
General Wayne Park
305 Maplewood Ave, Merion Station,19066, PA 6.2 mi
baseball, basketball, tennis courts, volleyball, tot lot, children's playground, comfort station, picnic tables, sledding area
Ashbridge Memorial Park
1301 W Montgomery Ave, Rosemont, PA, 19035 7.05 mi
Open space, parking, playground, tennis courts. Photo courtesy of Lower Merion Township Parks & Recreation.
Vernon Young Memorial Park
124 Ardmore Ave, Ardmore, PA, 19003 7.99 mi
basketball, baseball, tennis courts(lighted), volleyball, children's playground, comfort station, tot lot, swimming pool, shuffleboard, BBQ grills, picnic tables
Rolling Hill Park
1301 Rose Glen Rd, Gladwyne Pa 19035 8.14 mi
This well manicured, 100+ acre park in Lower Merion Township offers miles of trails and (of course) rolling hills to explore on your family hike. Have a four-legged family member? There’s e […]
Bishop Richard Allen Park
227 Brook St, Byrn Mawr, PA, 19010 9.47 mi
Small pocket park, 1/2 basketball ct., swing set and benches Photo from Radnor Township Parks & Recreation.
Veterans Memorial Park
354 Lawrence Rd, Marple PA,19008 9.88 mi
Children's play area, walking circuit, gazebo, soda machines,