Borough has six parks.
If you wish to use one of our parks please click here, fill out the form and mail/fax to Borough Hall or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
½ acre park is at the corner of Baltimore Pike
and Cedar Lane serves as
the main entrance way into the Borough. A “Welcome
to Swarthmore” sign was erected in late 2002,
co-funded by the Swarthmore Centennial Foundation and Swarthmore
that Swarthmore is the home of Swarthmore
. The land
for this park was donated anonymously to the Borough in 2000
to be used as a permanent green space for the
approximately ½ acre park borders on Baltimore Pike and
Oakdale Avenues and hosts many charitable events and acts as a welcoming, green space
into the Borough.
neighborhood park, formerly the site of an early 20th century school building, is a great open space furnished with picnic tables and benches sheltered by mature trees. You’ll find this park on Yale
and Kenyon Avenues.
known as the “tot lot”, this park is fenced on
all sides and great for young kids. Originally
acquired in 1970, it was redeveloped in 2002, with a demonstration rain garden added in 2008.
This park has a fully equipped play area with
swings and plenty of other things to climb on!
Located close to Downtown Swarthmore, it is a
great place to visit and then walk into town for
a meal or snack. The park is located on Rutgers
in Downtown Swarthmore, this park was created
in 1993 to
mark the Borough's Centennial. Take a seat on
one of the benches and watch Swarthmore’s daily
life pass by.
largest park is also its most diverse in terms
of planting and habitat. This park is located
along Little Crum Creek and may be entered from either Yale Avenue
Avenues. Be sure to check out the wetlands, restored by the Borough's Environmental Advisory Council in 2003.