Philadelphia Parks and Recreation

City Controller Finds Sloppy Bookkeeping Among Groups That Help Raise Money For Philadelphia Rec CentersCity Controller Alan Butkovitz's findings, in one case, have been sent to the District Attorney.
Youth Football Team Cuts Ribbon On New Field In North PhiladelphiaThe Pop Warner Pee Wee champion Blackhawks dedicated their new football field in North Philadelphia Monday afternoon.
City's 'Philly Play' Summer Sports Program Gets UnderwayThe program, started last year by Councilman Bobby Henon, is being expanded to ten targeted recreation centers, one in each councilmanic district.
Runners Get Set For 35th Annual Broad Street RunThe largest ten-mile race in the U-S hits the ground running for the 35th time Sunday morning, as participants and spectators get set for the annual Broad Street Run.
Deadline Extended To Register For Broad Street RunThe original deadline was Thursday, Feb. 13, but that was extended due to the number of power outages in the area following last week's storm.
Philadelphia Opens First Pool With A SplashPhiladelphia Parks and Recreation opened its first pool Thursday - just in time for the first day of summer and the last day of school.
Philadelphia Rec Centers Show Down In Online Video BattleSixteen Philadelphia recreation centers are going head to head March Madness style.
Top Upcoming Theater Events In The Philadelphia Area While theater choices in summer <em>are</em> limited, there are still fun events going on all over the Philadelphia area.
City To Convert Blacktop Into Parkland At Philadelphia SchoolsTurning acres of little-used paved surfaces at Philadelphia school yards into parkland is the goal of a program being launched tomorrow by city officials.