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. Visit us at Lilypad to get the support you need as we build a strong, diverse family-friendly community. Lilypad runs the list-serve Kids South Of Washington and CityKids Consignment Sale. Please visit us on Facebook for fun activities and things to do with kids in Philly, plus check in on the latest happenings at Lilypad.

Come to a couple of our playgroups for free:



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

    • 7 playgroups a week (free play for kids followed by circle time singing)
    • Playspace with toys, kitchens, a slide, train table, blocks, books and more
    • 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
    • Affordable rental of Lilypad’s space for your child’s birthday party

To become a Lilypad Member for $100 (earlybird memberships are now sold out) for your entire family for one full year, click the Buy Now link:

Do you want to help out with our new space? Donate your time by helping to landscape our backyard. Become an organizing volunteer and help the Board run Lilypad. Help out with any items from our wish list. Volunteer for as little or as much time as you are able.


  • Cash Register
  • Kids Bathroom Stool for Sink
  • Electric Tea Kettle
  • Large Activity or Play Rug
  • Plush or Soft Activity Rug for Infants (no foam)
  • 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.


Consignor Registration and Volunteer Slots are now open! Click the CityKids link at top right of this page to sign up to volunteer for a 3-hour shift or to sell your items.



Great resources on our site:

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