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July 16, 2019 | , , , ,

Tuesday Free Yoga & Meditation (2019)

Join us for free indoor/outdoor yoga and meditation classes in the garden this summer, open to the public free of charge on Tuesday mornings thanks to a partnership with the Southwest Philadelphia’s Family Practice and Counseling Network Health Annex. Classes are conducted rain or shine on the porch of Bartram’s Garden’s Eastwick Pavilion. If you’re joining us for the first time, just follow the signs! Please wear comfortable clothes and show up early enough to allow yourself time to walk…

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Full moon in purple and orange sky over silhouettes of treetops

July 18, 2019 | , , , , , ,

Thunder Moon Rowboating (2019)

Celebrate the Thunder Moon! – Venture out onto the water in illuminated skiffs built by Philly youth – Take in the wonders of the Schuylkill River by moonlight while enjoying sounds by DJ DuiJi 13 – Safety equipment & basic instruction provided – Telescope available for night sky viewing – Refreshments available Special performance by Drum Like A Lady led by women and governed by percussion. All are welcome to enjoy and join this thunderous jam. Feel free to bring…

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Smiling young man gives a thumbs-up while sitting in a red and yellow kayak in the Schuylkill River

July 20, 2019 | , , ,

Saturday Free Boating (2019)

Kayak or rowboat on this quiet stretch of the Schuylkill River. No registration or boating experience necessary! All ages are welcome, minors must be accompanied by an adult. We provide the boats, life jackets and basic instruction. There are trained rowers available if you would prefer to not row or paddle yourself. Kayak excursions limited to 30 minutes, rowboat excursions limited to 45 minutes. The last boat goes out at 3pm. We cancel in the event of rain, lightning, outfall…

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July 23, 2019 | , , , ,

Tuesday Free Yoga & Meditation (2019)

Join us for free indoor/outdoor yoga and meditation classes in the garden this summer, open to the public free of charge on Tuesday mornings thanks to a partnership with the Southwest Philadelphia’s Family Practice and Counseling Network Health Annex. Classes are conducted rain or shine on the porch of Bartram’s Garden’s Eastwick Pavilion. If you’re joining us for the first time, just follow the signs! Please wear comfortable clothes and show up early enough to allow yourself time to walk…

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Smiling young man gives a thumbs-up while sitting in a red and yellow kayak in the Schuylkill River

July 27, 2019 | , , ,

Saturday Free Boating (2019)

Kayak or rowboat on this quiet stretch of the Schuylkill River. No registration or boating experience necessary! All ages are welcome, minors must be accompanied by an adult. We provide the boats, life jackets and basic instruction. There are trained rowers available if you would prefer to not row or paddle yourself. Kayak excursions limited to 30 minutes, rowboat excursions limited to 45 minutes. The last boat goes out at 3pm. We cancel in the event of rain, lightning, outfall…

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an eclectic collection of boats and floats, including a giant inflated parrot, on the Schuylkill River

July 27, 2019 | , , ,

9th Annual Tidal Schuylkill Boat Parade (2019)

Calling all gussied up sailors, tricked out skiff masons, heavily adorned floaters and costumed paddlers!! Decorate anything that floats and bring it to the Bartram’s Garden Community Boathouse to be in our parade! No boat? We will have our entire fleet of kayaks and rowboats available for free for folks who want to join the parade. Trophies will be awarded for the most fabulous costumes, best decorated boat, leakiest boat and everything in between. Activities will include music, food, games,…

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July 30, 2019 | , , , ,

Tuesday Free Yoga & Meditation (2019)

Join us for free indoor/outdoor yoga and meditation classes in the garden this summer, open to the public free of charge on Tuesday mornings thanks to a partnership with the Southwest Philadelphia’s Family Practice and Counseling Network Health Annex. Classes are conducted rain or shine on the porch of Bartram’s Garden’s Eastwick Pavilion. If you’re joining us for the first time, just follow the signs! Please wear comfortable clothes and show up early enough to allow yourself time to walk…

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A man in a blue shirt checking the line on his fishing rod while others fish in the background

July 31, 2019 | , , ,

Last Wednesday Free Fishing (2019)

Learn how to catch one of the 42 fish species found in the tidal Schuylkill from Bartram’s Garden’s Community Boathouse. We provide rods, tackle, bait and basic instruction. Rods are available on a first come first served basis. No fishing license necessary, state license requirements are waived for these events. No registration required. Great for youth & adults who are new or intermediate anglers. Fishing is done from a dock, the riverbank or rowboats. This program is run in partnership…

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Smiling young man gives a thumbs-up while sitting in a red and yellow kayak in the Schuylkill River

August 3, 2019 | , , ,

Saturday Free Boating (2019)

Kayak or rowboat on this quiet stretch of the Schuylkill River. No registration or boating experience necessary! All ages are welcome, minors must be accompanied by an adult. We provide the boats, life jackets and basic instruction. There are trained rowers available if you would prefer to not row or paddle yourself. Kayak excursions limited to 30 minutes, rowboat excursions limited to 45 minutes. The last boat goes out at 3pm. We cancel in the event of rain, lightning, outfall…

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