Philly has the only city-funded disability recreation center in the country

When Josh Lovell started playing wheelchair basketball at the Carousel House, it was the first time he felt like people weren’t staring at his chair. Lovell, now 27, joined the team in his early 20s. Before he found the Carousel House, he played on a basketball team for children with special needs in West Chester — but... Continue Reading →

Love Your Park experiences record volunteer turnout

Every year the Fairmount Park Conservancy and the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department chose one park to be the “signature site” during “Love Your Park” fall-service day. This year, the seventh annual Love Your Park event brought volunteers and media attention to Malcom X Memorial Park. This park was chosen out of over 90 parks... Continue Reading →

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