Fairmount Park Conservancy
State Representative Tony Payton at KaBOOM!'s Build Day
Hunting Park Revitalization Project
The Hunting Park Revitalization Project is a community-driven revitalization effort for the 87-acre section of Fairmount Park in North Philadelphia. The Fairmount Park Conservancy and Philadelphia Parks & Recreation are partnering on a $20 million revitalization project with the goal of creating a safe and well-maintained park space that will provide a place of healthy recreation for children and families.
Phase One of the Project is currently underway, with $3.7 million secured for the following capital improvements:
- Farmer's Market (opened in June 2011)
- Two Playgrounds (completed)
- Baseball Field (completed)
- Community Garden (established)
- Lighting Improvements (completed)
- Tennis Courts (completed)
- Football Field(coming in 2013)
- Landscape improvements
- New multi-use recreational field
- Reopening Concession Building
Your support is needed to help continue making this transformation a reality! Contact the Fairmount Park Conservancy for information on sponsorship opportunities at 215-988-9334. To view the Hunting Park Revitalization Project Executive Summary please click here.
The Hunting Park Revitalization Project is made possible thanks to: Anonymous; CBS EcoMedia, Inc.; Cindy and John Affleck; Citizens Bank Foundation; City of Philadelphia; The Honorable Darrell L. Clarke; Commonwealth of Pennsylvania; Convergence Partnership of the Tides Foundation; KaBOOM!; Patricia Kind; Laura and Marc McKenna;McLean Contributionship; Philadelphia Parks & Recreation; Pennsylvania State Representative Tony Payton; The Honorable Maria Quinones-Sanchez; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; The Ryan Howard Family Foundation; NFL Grassroots/LISC Philadelphia; United States Tennis Association; Billie Jean King; Philadelphia Freedoms; Edith R. Dixon; Dorrance H. Hamilton 99 Charitable Trust; FMC Corporation; Energy Coordinating Agency; JAWS Youth Playbook; Philadelphia Chevy Dealers; The Philadelphia Eagles; Team Vick Foundation and our Growing the Neighborhood sponsors ACE Group; MedRisk; NovaCare Rehabilitation; The Philadelphia Foundation - Alfred J. Lofgren & Antoinette Farrar Seymour Donor-Advised Fund; PRWT Services, Inc.; TD Bank Foundation; and U.S. Facilities, Inc.