Category: Parks and Beautification

Wissahickon Trail Updates

A repaired railing along the Wissahickon Valley Park Trail with a blue sky and stone arch bridge in the background

The guard rail along the Wissahickon Trail near the 100 steps has been repaired!

Postponed: Philly Spring Cleanup – LaNoce Park

The Philly Spring Cleanup scheduled for Saturday, April 4th has been postponed. It takes a team to make it clean! The 13th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup will be held on Saturday, April 4th 9am-2pm. Volunteer registration is now open at Get your family, friends, and neighbors to join us at LaNoce Park as we prep the park… Read more »

Love Your Park Fall Service Day

Show our neighborhood parks some love! On November 9, 2019 join us at LaNoce Park or David P. Montgomery Field. Details below. Light refreshments will be provided. Volunteer registration is now open: LaNoce Park 9am-noon Help WICA love LaNoce Park by cleaning up the weeds, raking leaves, and planting bulbs and perennials. David P…. Read more »

2019 Philly Spring Clean-up

Join WICA for the 12th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup on Saturday, April 6th from 9am to 2pm as we clean and green LaNoce Park. Volunteer registration is now open at All are welcome. Invite your neighbors!

LaNoce Park Fall Service Day 2018

Help us clean, green and love LaNoce Park on Saturday, November 10th 9am-1pm! We are tackling inside the park as well as the surrounding sidewalk. Work to include leaf raking/collection, weeding/gardening, and bulb planting. Some supplies and tools will be on hand but you are free to bring your own. Light refreshments will be provided by… Read more »

David P. Montgomery Field Dedication

The dedication of David P. Montgomery Field (formerly Daisy Field) will take place this Sunday, November 4th 11am-12pm. Join us in honoring Mr. Montgomery along with special guests Mayor Jim Kenney, Councilman Curtis Jones Jr, the Phillie Phanatic, and other members of the Phillies organization.  

Wissahickon War Memorial: History & Future

One hundred years ago the Wissahickon Businessmen’s Association, along with the Rexton Boys Club and other supporters, moved the Wissahickon War Memorial to it’s current home on Rochelle Avenue, across from the train station. The original wood memorial had been located at the corner of Osborn Street and Manayunk Avenue. Funds were raised for the permanent… Read more »

Wissahickon War Memorial: Memorial Day Weekend Planting

This Memorial Day Weekend please consider helping to honor our fallen soldiers by assisting with the planting of the flower beds at the Wissahickon War Memorial on Rochelle Avenue across from the train station. Phil Moyer, the primary caretaker of the Memorial for many years, will be working Friday evening 5/25 and Saturday 5/26. If… Read more »

Philly Spring Cleanup – April 14th 9am-noon

Spring has sprung and the cleaning season has begun! Take part in the 11th Annual Philly Spring Cleanup at these locations: Daisy Field – 5000 Hermit Lane LaNoce Park – 5119 Rochelle Avenue Retta Street Wooded Area – 3551 Retta Street The City is supplying us with a limited number of tools, gloves, and debris… Read more »

Wissahickon Gateway Public Outreach Results

Over 500 people told the Philadelphia City Planning Commission what they want to see at the Wissahickon Gateway, which includes the Wissahickon Transportation Center and Train Station, Schuylkill River and Wissahickon Valley Trail. See what the public said: Wissahickon Gateway Public Outreach Results