- Removing invasive species
- Trash pick up
- Sidewalk clean up
FDR Park is a 348-acre estuary park located in South Philadelphia that serves local neighbors and regional visitors with a variety of active recreational features and unique ecological assets. To learn more about exciting changes coming as part of the FDR Park Plan, click here.
9:20 AM - Volunteer check-in
9:30 AM - Begin workday
11:20 AM - Wrap-up workday
11:30 AM - Big thank you & group photo!
MEETING LOCATION: (subject to change)
FDR Park, Philadelphia, PA 19145, Use the main entrance,1500 Pattison Ave. We will meet in the parking lot in front of the FDR Boathouse.
- The NRG Station on the SEPTA Broad Street Line is a 12-minute walk from the FDR Boathouse
The Park is located directly across from the sports complex and at the terminus of the Broad Street subway line.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO:
- In general, please wear comfortable clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. We strongly recommend wearing long pants that cover your ankles and long sleeves to protect your arms.
- Sturdy, closed-toe shoes like boots or sneakers are required (no ballet flats, flip-flops, or sandals).
- Volunteers are also required to wear gloves while working. Gloves will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.
- We will provide bug spray, sunblock, hand sanitizer, and wipes.
- You may also want to consider wearing a hat or sunglasses.
- Please bring a reusable water bottle. We will provide jugs for refilling. We will also provide snacks.
- Look for the green Fairmount Park Conservancy tent and Parks & Rec vehicles on-site
- There is plenty of free parking available in the park. As always, NEVER leave valuables in your car!
- There are no bike racks, but we can keep your bike with us to keep an eye on it.
In the event of severe weather conditions, the event will be canceled and attendees will be notified.
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