Frequently Asked Questions

Are Prescribe Outside events free?

Yes! Through the combined efforts of our partners, Prescribe Outside has secured grant funding to provide free outdoor programming.

Is registration for events required?

Registration is requested, but not required. To secure your spot for an event, visit our Event Calendar, decide which event you’d like to attend, and click “Register Now.”

Can I register for more than one event?

Yes! We offer a variety of activities and encourage you to join us for as many as you like.

Where are the events?

Our events are hosted in a variety of  locations in North and Northwest Philadelphia. To view upcoming events and their locations, click Event Locations.

When are the events?

Our events are offered at a variety of times and weekdays. Most events run for 3 hours and you can drop in anytime. To view an event’s specific time, visit our Event Calendar.

What should I wear?

We recommend comfortable clothing and footwear as well as weather-appropriate measures such as sunscreen, hats, jackets etc.

How will I know if an event is canceled?

Please visit our website for the most up-to-date event information.

Do events have rain dates?

We do not currently schedule rain dates in the event of inclement weather.

Do I need a “prescription” from my doctor to attend an event?

Though you may have heard about Prescribe Outside from your doctor, a prescription is not required to attend events.


How can I become involved with Prescribe Outside?

Partners interested in offering complementary programming are invited to Submit an Event online. Other inquiries are invited to email [email protected].