Navy Yard Blog

Community

September 1, 2020

Cycle September is back at the Navy Yard!

The Navy Yard is excited to join Clean Air Council, Bicycle Coalition and Indego for Philadelphia’s Cycle September Bike Challenge. Starting September 1st, Navy Yard employees and visitors can compete for great prizes, including a new Charge e-bike, by simply riding a bike. Logging your rides and encouraging your coworkers and friends to join in

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Amenities

June 30, 2020

5 Facts to Celebrate Central Green’s 5-Year Anniversary

Five years ago today, we celebrated the grand opening of Central Green. Half a decade later, Central Green has become a treasured space for many in Philadelphia – from its design, amenities, programming, and awards, you can’t help but fall in love with Central Green. Here are five facts you may not know about Central

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Community

June 25, 2020

Four Smoothie Making Workshops Designed to Boost Immunity, De-stress, & Energize!

In a time of uncertainty, high-stress, fear, and concern, we partnered with Caroline McGuire, Registered Nutritionist for Vincera Institute and owner of the Galley Cafe, to create a series of healthy and mood boosting smoothie workshops. 1. Virtual Sunshine Immunity Smoothie Workshop Watch the workshop here!  2. Virtual Energizer Limeade Smoothie Workshop Watch the workshop

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Community

April 21, 2020

Every day is Earth Day at the Navy Yard!

Today, the Navy Yard is a catalyst for innovation in the region and a national model for sustainability. Our assets and infrastructure make it a uniquely attractive place for businesses, with an emphasis on development, energy efficiency, and sustainability. We offer the region’s most densely populated collections of privately-owned LEED-certified buildings, a 35-megawatt unregulated electric

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Community

March 19, 2020

10 Outdoor Activites to Enjoy the Navy Yard while Practicing Social Distancing!

Being outside can be uplifting, positive, and soothing. During these trying times, it’s natural to want to head outdoors for a change of scenery. As our community leans into social distancing, the Navy Yard remains open. The park spaces, riverfront, and unique and historic architecture can provide a brief reprieve of fresh air. If you’re

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Events

November 1, 2019

20+ Navy Yard Events to Enjoy this November!

The days may be getting shorter and the temperature a little colder, but the Navy Yard is jam-packed with opportunities and events to enjoy all year long! This month, don’t miss your chance to Enter the Cocoon, enjoy a free lecture, or recenter yourself in a yoga class! UPCOMING EVENTS Tape Philadelphia: Enter the Cocoon Saturday,

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Events

October 17, 2019

RECAP: 6th Annual Navy Yard 5k

Thank you to our Navy Yard community for another amazing Navy Yard 5k! The 6th year brought together over 800 dedicated runners and walkers on a rainy yet perfect day in Central Green. Whether you ran, walked, volunteered, or cheered your colleagues to victory, we hope you enjoyed the views of the river, and the noontime dash

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Events

October 16, 2019

RECAP: MED WEEK “How To Move The Needle”

PIDC and the Office of Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown hosted the annual joint MED Week event, “How to Move the Needle,” at Penn State at The Navy Yard. The event included an engaging series of expert presentations featuring valuable information, guidance, and advice to minority-owned business enterprises on how to grow their business by minimizing

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Events

October 4, 2019

RECAP: Navy Yard Sustainability Day

Celebrating sustainability at the Navy Yard,  PIDC, Clean Air Council, the US Navy, Johnson Controls (LUX Products Corporation), Penn State at the Navy Yard, Nava Yoga Center at The Navy Yard and Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern PA  joined forces for another successful Sustainability Day. The organizing sponsors were joined by 15+ regional organizations with missions

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Events

October 1, 2019

25+ Navy Yard Events to Enjoy this October!

October is jam-packed with opportunities to #discovertheyard. Join us on the Marine Parade Grounds for Sustainability Day, sign up for NoontimeU, run a weekend 5k or two, and then round the month out with a spooky cocktail class at Bar Amis! UPCOMING EVENTS 6th annual Navy Yard 5k REGISTRATION CLOSES: Friday, October 11, 2019 at

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Community

September 23, 2019

RECAP: Bregy Back to School Drive

In support of our adopted Philadelphia school, F. Amadee Bregy School, the Navy Yard held a Back to School Drive throughout the month of September. Bregy is located in the Marconi Plaza neighborhood of South Philadelphia, serving students from Kindergarten to Grade 8. Collectively, the businesses of the Navy Yard donated over 1,000 items consisting

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Events

September 10, 2019

15+ September Special Offers & Events at the Navy Yard

Come on down to check out the exciting events taking place this September at the Navy Yard! From the Philly Burger Brawl to YogaPuncture at Nava Yoga, you won’t want to miss any of our September happenings. We hope to see you soon!

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Community

August 20, 2019

Support the Bregy Back to School Supply Drive!

  The Navy Yard will hold a school supply drive August 26 to September 20 to support our adopted Philadelphia public school, F. Amedee Bregy Elementary School, located in the Marconi Plaza neighborhood of South Philadelphia, serving students from kindergarten to grade 8. While the school welcomes donations of any supplies, they are prioritizing the

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Events

August 1, 2019

20+ End of Summer Special Offers & Events at the Navy Yard

The end of summer welcomes fabulous opportunities to explore and discover the Navy Yard! Don’t miss Clean Air Council’s Carpool Karaoke Challenge, CreativeMornings at the Navy Yard, and another Phillies Navy Yard Night with a Bar Amis Pregame Tailgate! What are you waiting for — visit us!

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Events

July 8, 2019

First Annual Navy Yard Field Day

  On May 31, we teamed up with RevZilla to celebrate our Philadelphia Public School partnerships with F. Amedee Bregy Elementary School and John H. Taggart Elementary School, respectively. Together, with the help of Community Partners and volunteers, the Navy Yard Field Day  gave students from both schools a spectacular, fun-filled day, outside while offering Navy

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