As of July 1, all city-operated pools will have been opened for the summer season following a two-week kickoff program. Pools are now open at numerous Northeast Philadelphia recreation centers and public facilities including Max Myers, Fox Chase, Vogt, Lincoln High, Simpson, Jardel, American Legion park in Tacony, Lawncrest, Mitchell, Jacobs and Houseman.
There are several Northeast Philadelphia sites for residents to help tidy up on Saturday, April 5, the date of the seventh citywide spring cleanup. The following is the latest list of Northeast projects. Bring yourself and a willingness to rake, shovel, sweep and plant for a few hours.