Chew Playground is one of the largest parks in the neighborhood. It has so much to offer! A pool, large playground, baseball field, soccer field, and basketball courts. Lots of organised sports leagues play here, so you will find it busy any evening its nice outside
Keith Haring Garden is a long, skinny corner park with a beautifully painted mural and lots of seating!
Wharton Square Park- The other very large park in Point Breeze features a playground including water fountains for those hot Summer days, tennis courts, a small community center, tons of park benches, and large trees for shade.
Manton Park is a true corner park! It sits in a house lot, and looks well-loved by the community. With lots of seating and even some garden planters, this is a great spot for a group gathering.
Ralph Brooks Park- On July 12, 1988, 7-year-old Ralph Brooks Jr. was running toward his grandmother’s house on 20th Street near Dickinson in South Philadelphia when a bullet hit him from behind, severing his spinal cord. Today, Brooks is remembered by a local basketball park a block away at 20th and Tasker Streets that was named after him, as his story, over time, has severely impacted the surrounding neighborhood. The park was recently redone and has a playground, basketball courts, and a workout area. It also features a mural with the names of children killed by gunfire.
Julian Abele Park- A large, walkabout park with a path circling a large field. They host live music on occasion and it’s a great place for a picnic! ...