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Sports and Recreation

Philadelphia Sports

Philadelphia is a city or sports fans! Philadelphia is one of the few cities in the U.S. to be home to teams of the four major league sports in America—basketball, baseball, football, and ice hockey. Philadelphia also has a professional men’s indoor soccer team and to a men’s lacrosse team and a tennis team. The Philadelphia teams are:

  • Basketball: 76ers
  • Baseball: Phillies
  • Football: Eagles
  • Ice hockey: Flyers
  • Ice hockey: Phantoms
  • Indoor soccer: KiXX
  • Lacrosse: Wings
  • Tennis: Freedoms
  • Soccer: Union

Philadelphia is also home to the Philadelphia Phantoms, a minor league hockey team, as well as semi-professional, amateur, and community teams including teams for rugby and cricket.

Things To Do

If you love the Great Outdoors, then Philadelphia is the place to be. With a range of outdoor activities from bicycling, running, and hiking to swimming, hunting, and fishing, Philadelphia has plenty to offer those who love to be outside. If you’re interested in outdoor activities in the Philadelphia area, check out's Boundless Philadelphia section for information on some great outdoor fun.