September 2022

Homeschooler Day: Exploring the Schuylkill!

Bartram's Garden Barn

Join us as we explore the Schuylkill River and the many creatures who make their habitats there! Students will have the opportunity to go fishing in the Schuylkill with our guest educator, Joanne Douglass.   ABOUT HOMESCHOOLER DAYS: For homeschoolers ages 5 -11 and their adult. All lessons are outdoors. Space is limited. In case...


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Recurring

Saturday Free Boating

Dock & Community Boathouse
Bartram's Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA
Free

Join us for free kayaking and rowboating on the Tidal Schuylkill River! No pre-registration or experience necessary. Suitable for all ages and beginners. Equipment, life jackets, and basic instruction provided--first come, first served. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.


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Saturday Free Boating (CANCELED)

Dock & Community Boathouse
Bartram's Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA
Free

Join us for free kayaking and rowboating on the Tidal Schuylkill River! No pre-registration or experience necessary. Suitable for all ages and beginners. Equipment, life jackets, and basic instruction provided--first come, first served. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.


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October 2022

CANCELED Saturday Free Boating

Dock & Community Boathouse
Bartram's Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA
Free

CANCELED: Boating is canceled on October 1, 2022 owing to inclement weather.   Join us for free kayaking and rowboating on the Tidal Schuylkill River! No pre-registration or experience necessary. Suitable for all ages and beginners. Equipment, life jackets, and basic instruction provided--first come, first served. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.


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CANCELED Saturday Free Boating

Dock & Community Boathouse
Bartram's Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA
Free

Boating is canceled for Saturday, October 8, 2022.   Join us for free kayaking and rowboating on the Tidal Schuylkill River! No pre-registration or experience necessary. Suitable for all ages and beginners. Equipment, life jackets, and basic instruction provided--first come, first served. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.


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CANCELED Saturday Free Boating

Dock & Community Boathouse
Bartram's Garden, 5400 Lindbergh Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA
Free

Boating is canceled on October 15, 2022, owing to COVID.   Join us for free kayaking and rowboating on the Tidal Schuylkill River! No pre-registration or experience necessary. Suitable for all ages and beginners. Equipment, life jackets, and basic instruction provided--first come, first served. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.


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November 2022

We Come from Mermaids I: African Diaspora and Water (Classroom)

Coach House
5400 Lindbergh Blvd, Philadelphia, PA

Led by Chandrika Francis of Oshun Swim School. Bartram’s Garden is partnering with Oshun Swim School this fall to offer a series of swimming and water-related workshops for Southwest Philadelphia residents. This classroom-based workshop is an invitation to immerse yourself in the rich history of the African Diaspora and water!  Learn more about the ways...


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River Connection Workshop

Bartram's Garden Community Boathouse
5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA

Led by Chandrika Francis of Oshun Swim School. Bartram’s Garden is partnering with Oshun Swim School this fall to offer a series of workshops related to swimming and water, for Southwest Philadelphia residents. This free workshop is for community members of all ages in Southwest Philly. This workshop is an invitation to know water more intimately...


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River Connection Workshop

Bartram's Garden Community Boathouse
5400 Lindbergh Blvd., Philadelphia, PA

Led by Chandrika Francis of Oshun Swim School. Bartram’s Garden is partnering with Oshun Swim School this fall to offer a series of workshops related to swimming and water, for Southwest Philadelphia residents. This free workshop is for community members of all ages in Southwest Philly. This workshop is an invitation to know water more intimately...


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I'm interested in:

Biking & Walking

Birds

Boating & Fishing

Flowers, Plants & Trees

Gardening

History

Kids' Activities

Sankofa Community Farm

Southwest Philadelphia

Water Quality

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Youth Internships

I'm interested in:

Biking & Walking

Stroll the Schuylkill River Trail or join us for biking!

Birds

Look up! More than 100 species of birds rely on this ecosystem.

Boating & Fishing

Enjoy all that the Tidal Schuylkill River has to offer.

Flowers, Plants & Trees

See what’s blooming, find a favorite tree, and stroll the gardens and natural lands.

Gardening

Bring the Garden home! Shop for plants and grow your own food.

History

Uncover the interconnected stories of this historic site.

Kids' Activities

Join us year-round to learn, make, share, and wonder.

Sankofa Community Farm

“Go back and get it!” Growing food sovereignty with an African Diaspora focus.

Southwest Philadelphia

Resources and opportunities especially for neighbors in Southwest Philly.

Water Quality

Find our latest data on the river’s bacteria levels and recent rainfall.

Workshops, Wellness & Culture

Enjoy upcoming workshops, self-care, and events. Are you a Southwest artist? Let’s partner!

Youth Internships

Calling Southwest students: paid internships available with the river, the farm, and the trees.