7 Activities to Stay Active in Winter


1. Ice Skating: Near Penn’s Landing there is a festive ice rink with nearby fire pits and a Ferris wheel. Admission costs $5 with skate rentals costing $10.

2. Scavenger Hunts at Fairmount Park: Take a walk through this park while you look for historic landmarks, identify nature, and find works of art to complete 80 missions for this scavenger hunt. Participants will have until March 19th to find everything and receive a free membership at the end.

3. Sledding: According to Philadelphia’s weather forecast, it is expected to snow next Monday and Tuesday. You can find various sledding locations – from Clark Park to the Art Museum – in Philadelphia using this link.

Where To Go Sledding in Philadelphia | Philly Views

4. Hiking and Biking: Need to find a trail? Philadelphia has many parks with various trail lengths and difficulties with scenic winter views. Also, if you’d prefer to bike these trails, Drexel has a free bike borrowing service for students called Bike Share.

5. Skiing and Tubing: While there isn’t skiing and snow tubing in Philadelphia, there are a plethora of ski mountains and resorts within 2 hours.

6. Basketball: If you have a basketball, there are several public basketball courts throughout Philadelphia including one next to Seger Dog Park.


1. Online Yoga: While it may be too cold to do yoga outside, create a cozy indoor spot and try an online yoga series.

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