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Sports

Football

Philadelphia Eagles

Lincoln Field, Broad Street & Pattison Ave.. Schedule and ticket information, 215/463-1000. More...

Baseball

Philadelphia Phillies

Citizens Bank Field, Broad Street & Pattison Ave. Tickets More...

River Sharks

Campbell's Field, Camden. More...

Basketball

The Philadelphia 76ers

Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.. 215/339-7676. More...

Philadelphia Fusion

Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St.. 215/339-7676. More...

College
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NCAA

Drexel

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Lasalle Explorers

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Penn Quakers

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St. Joseph's Hawks

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Temple Owls

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Villanova Wildcats

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Hockey

Philadelphia Flyers

Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad Tickets through Ticketmaster, 215/336-2000. More...

Soccer

KiXX

Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S. Broad St More...

 

Boxing

The Legendary Blue Horizon. 1312-16 N Broad St, 215/763-0500.

Horse Racing

Delaware Park

Wilmington, DE. 800/41-SLOTS

Philadelphia Park

Street Rd, Bensalem PA. Schedule and posttime, 215/639-9000

Lacrosse

Philadelphia Wings Lacrosse. All games are at the Wachovia Center, 3601 S. Broad St. Call 215-389-WINGS for more info. website

Regattas on the Schuykill

There are private, public, and school sculling events throughout the year. Boathouse Row, Kelly Drive, along the Schuykill River. Note: Many of the regattas result in a minor detour off Kelly Drive into Fairmount Park for a few blocks. Full schedule at BoathouseRow.org

 

Year 'Round

Kelly Drive. Walk, jog, bike, fish, play basketball, walk your ferret, have a picnic. It starts up in East Falls, behind the Art Museum, and runs for miles along the Schuylkill River. And now the path has been extended down to South Street. (Closed to auto traffic during regattas and the US Pro Championship Cycling Race.)

You can also find equally nice paths along Martin Luther King Jr. Drive (formerly West River Drive), on the other side of the river, plus King Drive is closed to traffic and open to everyone on foot every Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 5pm, April through October.

Fairmount Park is the largest urban park in the United States, though, unlike Central Park, it's actually on the west edge of town, separating Center City from the suburbs. Great for hikes, dog walks, off-road biking, and more. West River Drive runs along the edge of the park, as does the Philadelphia Zoo, the Dell East, and the Mann Music Center. There are tours of Colonial mansions within park grounds. That huge green dome visible from the expressway is Memorial Hall, the centerpiece of the 1876 Centennial Exhibition and the only building left from that event. It's the future home of the Please Touch Museum. (For more on the Centennial, visit the Atwater Kent Museum or the Smithsonian in Washington, DC.)

Skateboarding in Roosevelt Park. The only legal spot to skateboard outdoors in Philadelphia is at the setup in Roosevelt Park. It's at the far end of the park, tucked under the highway overpass. It's a good space, large, very popular with skateboarders. You can see some skilled people here. (Some get a bit impatient with slow young novices, mainly because they're afraid they'll run them over. Bring a helmet and kneepads.) Roosevelt Park, Broad and Pattison Sts. Opposite the First Union Complex. Open dawn to dusk daily.
Skateboarding outdoors anywhere else in Philadelphia is illegal and carries a $300 fine. Love Park has been renovated, specifically to block skateboarding.

 

 

Golf Courses

Ron Jaworski's RiverWinds Golf Club. RiverWinds Drive West, Deptford, NJ. 856/848–1033.
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Ron Jaworski’s Running Deer Golf Club. 1111 Parvin Mill Road, Pittsgrove NJ, 08318. 856/358-2000.
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Town & Country Golf Links. 197 East Avenue, Woodstown, NJ 08098. 856/769-8333 or (877)TCLINKS.
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Ron Jaworski’s Valleybrook Country Club. 200 Golfview Drive, Blackwood NJ 08012. 856/227-3171.
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PhillyGolf is an online guide to regional courses, events, and, of course, the rules.
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Ski Conditions

  • Pennsylvania
    • 570/421-5565 - PA State Commerce Dept.
    • 717/787-3498 - PA Bureau of Travel Development
  • New Jersey
    • 888/754-6508 - Hidden Valley Ski Resort, Mountain Creek
    • 793/697-4501 - Craigmeur
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