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Saturday Walk-Up Boating, Aug 5 (2017)

August 5, 2017 @ 6:00 am - 10:00 am

Bartram’s Garden
5400 Lindbergh Blvd.
Philadelphia, 19143 United States

Explore this quiet stretch of the Schuylkill River by kayak or rowboat. No registration or boating experience necessary. All ages are welcome, minors must be accompanied by an adult. We provide the boats, life jackets and very basic instruction. Boating excursions limited to 30 minutes. Wait can be up to an hour on our busiest days. Please  check out our FAQ before coming!

Location
Free Saturday Boating embarks from our Community Boathouse,on the northern tip of Bartram’s Garden. Walk downhill from the Visitor Parking area onto the Meadow trail, which leads to the Boathouse (click here for a map).

Cancellations
We cancel in the event of certain weather and river conditions. Check the Boathouse Facebook page for cancellation notices.

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.