PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department wants Philadelphians to know they have reopened several amenities as the weather begins to get warmer. Last season, bathrooms were closed.
Picnic areas, courts, and fields were also off-limits because of the pandemic.READ MORE: Lelands Auctioning Kobe Bryant Jersey Worn During Career At Lower Merion High School
But that is all about to change.READ MORE: Gasoline Shortage Appears To Be Creeping Into Philadelphia Region As Colonial Pipeline Resumes Operations
Residents will be able to picnic with family members and permits are also available for groups of 50 or more.
Bathrooms will also be open.MORE NEWS: Reports Of Explosions Following 2-Alarm House Fire In Chester
Parks and Recreation officials tell CBS3 visitation was up 50% last year as people looked to leave their homes and they are hoping to keep that momentum going in 2021.