Parks & Facilities

As an urban community which is one of the largest in the state, Upper Darby’s outdoor recreation facilities are used to capacity by the general public as well as more than fifty (50) groups and organizations.  In addition, the Upper Darby Community Complex, 326 Watkins Avenue, contains meeting space and a gymnasium, which is available for evening and weekend activities. 

Penn Pines Park and Naylor’s Run Park are popular areas for family picnics and group gatherings. The Department of Leisure Services accepts applications for picnic usage for these two areas.

The following is a list of Upper Darby Township parks, playgrounds, and recreation areas:

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This map shows the locations of the parks in Upper Darby Township.

  • Aberdeen Road Park
  • Gillespie Park
  • Penn Pines Park*
  • Beverly Hills Recreation Area
  • Golf Road Playground
  • Scullion Park
  • Bishop Park
  • Huey Park
  • Sellers Park
  • Blanchard Road Playground
  • Keystone Playground
  • Stratford Playground

  • Brookwood Park
  • Kirklyn Playground
  • Stonehurst Hills Recreation Area*
  • Cardington Recreation Area
  • McKinley Playground
  • Westview Playground
  • Chapman Park
  • Michelle Park
  • Windermere Playground
  • Clark Playground
  • Naylors Run*
  • 69th Street Recreation Area
  • Dermond Recreation Area
  • Observatory Hill Park*

  • Drexel Gardens Recreation Area
  • Parkview Playground

*= Indicates Parks that picnics and other parties can be held. Click Here for Picnic Permit Request Application