40th Annual Broad Street Run and the Last Quarter Mile

The Blue Cross Broad Street Run has been a proud Philadelphia tradition for nearly 40 years. On May 5, 2019, racers ran down the heart of Philadelphia, through communities and neighborhoods, finishing at the Navy Yard. 

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20+ Navy Yard Events to Enjoy this May!

May is jam-packed with free and fun opportunities to #discovertheyard!

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Navy Yard Spring Cleaning

On April 30, 2019, during Lunch Truck Lineup on the Marine Parade Grounds, the Navy Yard held our 2nd annul Navy Yard Spring Cleaning.

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The Navy Yard hosted Bring Your Kids To Work Day on April 25, 2019.

2nd Annual Bring Your Child to Work [at the Navy Yard] Day!

From bird yoga, to the petting zoo, food trucks, and slime making, our 2nd annual Bring Your Child to Work [at the Navy Yard] Day was a wild success!

On Thursday, April 25, 2019 the Navy Yard hosted a series of community events geared towards providing a welcoming experience for employees and their children. 

Thank you to all the families that joined us for this afternoon of fun. Enjoy more photos from Bring Your Child to Work Day 2019 on the Navy Yard Flickr and mark your calender’s for next year’s event on Thursday, April 23, 2019!



20+ ‘Springtastic’ Events This April At The Navy Yard

April welcomes more opportunities to explore and discover the Navy Yard! This month, the Navy Yard Goes Red for Women, we gear up for National Bring Your Child To Work Day and we kick off the Navy Yard Lecture Series!

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Challenging the Next Generation of Skilled Workers

On Saturday, March 23, the American Welding Society (AWS) and Rhoads Industries (Rhoads) hosted students from high schools across the five-county Philadelphia region to compete in a shielded metal arch weld (SMAW) competition at the Navy Yard.  Read more


Loretta Walsh: First Woman to Enlist in the U.S. Navy

Today, there are more than 62,000 women serving in the U.S. Navy. On March 17, 1917, Loretta Perfectus Walsh was the women that started it all — she was the first woman to enlist in the U.S. Navy, the first woman to reach the rank of Chief Petty Officer, and the first woman to serve in a non-nursing capacity in any branch of the armed forces. In honor of Women’s History Month, learn about Loretta’s accomplishments as the pioneer of women in the Navy!

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15+ Events To Enjoy At The Navy Yard This March

March welcomes more opportunities to explore and discover the Navy Yard! This month, mark your calendars for the return of #LunchTruckLineup, stop by the Chapel for an event or two, be the judge at Bar Amis’s Cage Match with Han Dynasty, and stag a ticket to the Headshot Happy Hour!

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Naval Foundry Celebrates 100 Years; Now Doubling Workforce

Built in 1918 during the twilight of World War I, the original foundry building operated as part of the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard until 1995. The foundry still operates from that same building today, and forms the heart of what is now a 100 year old institution.  Read more