Join Lilypad today. Help shape the future of South Philly.

We all know it takes a village to raise children. Join Lilypad/SPPRC as we transition to our brand new name and space at 1234 S. Broad Street. Let’s get the support we all need to help create a strong, diverse community. Did you know Lilypad runs the list-serve Kids South Of Washington and CityKids Consignment Sale? Visit us on Facebook, for activities and things to do with kids in our city and to see our latest Lilypad events.

Check out a couple of our playgroups for free:

Upcoming at Lilypad:

  • FREE ZoomDance Class for 1.5 year-olds to 4 year-olds on Saturday July 23, 2016. Registration is required. Click here for more info, and details on how to register.


Become a member and your entire family can come to Lilypad for an entire year (including grandparents, parents, siblings, nannies and caretakers can enjoy the space with your kids)! Member benefits include:

    • Playspace has toys, kitchens, a slide, train table, blocks and books
    • Free access to all playgroups and Lilypad-run events
    • Members-only e-newsletter
    • Special events at free or reduced cost for members
    • Access to toy- & book-lending library
    • Rental of Lilypad space for your child’s birthday party

The first 50 families to join Lilypad pay a special rate of $75 (rate will go up to $100 after 50 families have joined), click the Buy Now link:


Do you want to help out with our new space? Donate your time by helping to landscape our backyard (any Dads who can help out for a few hours?). Run a 1.5 hour playgroup? Help out with any items from our wish list? Volunteer for as little or as much time as you are able.


  • Cash Register
  • Large Wall Clock
  • Kids Bathroom Stool for Sink
  • Electric Tea Kettle
  • Toy Trucks and Vehicles
  • Trains and Tracks
  • Large Activity or Play Rug
  • Plush or Soft Activity Rug for Infants (no foam)
  • Wooden Tool Bench Center (free standing)
  • Wooden Grocery Cart or Stand (free standing)
  • Landscaping/Arborist help for Outdoor Play Area
  • Dirt/Sand Boxes Built for Outdoor Play Area
  • Toilet Paper (auto-deliver to Lilypad, 1234 S Broad St, 19146)
  • Paper Towels (auto-deliver to Lilypad, 1234 S Broad St, 19146)
  • Grant Writing Services
  • Cash Donations

To donate any items or services, please email us. All donations are tax-deductible. We will add to this list as our needs become apparent. Lilypad is NOW OPEN! Come to our playgroups; your first playgroup is FREE.


The first 50 families to join Lilypad/SPPRC pay a special rate of $75 (rate will go up to $100 after 50 families have joined), click the Buy Now link:


Great resources on our site:

Our Local Parenting and Community Resources List – pediatricians, playgroups, daycares, and more!!!!!

  • Check out our Guide to Local Education
  • Meet other new moms (for 0-3 months and pre-crawlers) on Tuesdays at 12:30-2 at Lilypad!
  • Lilypad (SPPRC) in the news!
  • Join the Kids South of Washington List-Serve
  • Up-to-date events listing for babies, kids and parents on our Facebook page
  • Did you know you can get discounted tickets to the Adventure Aquarium in Camden and help support Lilypad as well? It’s true; to use your discount, visit the Aquarium’s website and enter code LPP to buy. You save a few bucks and Lilypad receives $5 per ticket when you use our unique code, LPP. Sales end August 21, 2016, but tickets are good for up to one year from purchase date.