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Dockside Winters

Cuddle Up & Stay In… or Bundle Up & Head Out? Dockside is Your Perfect Home Base this Winter!

Dockside winters_cute snowmanAre you a winter person? For some folks, this is the season to to grab a blanket and a good book and stay indoors. For others, it’s time to bundle up, head out, and play in the snow or explore the great (cold) outdoors! Whatever you prefer, living at The Residences at Dockside, there are so many things to do. Whether venturing outside or preparing for hibernation in the comfort of your building, Dockside residents are never at a loss for fun.

Take a swim this winter or just warm up in our heated indoor pool – or relax in our refreshing hot tub. Both offer fantastic views of the river and the city!

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Who could resist doing a few laps – or just warming up – in our heated indoor pool at Dockside?

And if you’re looking to keep in shape this winter, our on-site fitness center includes top-of-the-line cardio and resistance equipment. Looking to socialize? Come down to our spacious Community Room and watch the Eagles or the Sixers play on our large-screen TV… or bring a friend and a bottle of wine to just relax and enjoy the views!

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The Dockside Community Room is a great place to meet new friends, watch a game on the big-screen TV, or just relax

For those who like to brave the elements and head outside, Dockside is located just minutes away from the popular Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest, Philadelphia’s largest outdoor ice skating rink and winter wonderland, open seven days a week including all holidays through March 4, 2018. The regulation-sized rink offers daily public skating sessions, skate rentals, sharpening, and free season-long events and entertainment. The seasonal winter park includes a beautifully lit landscape, outdoor seating area with fire pits, cozy warming cabins, the Franklin Fountain Confectionary Cabin, the Kids Lodge with arcade games, and a chalet-inspired Lodge with food and beverages from local restaurateurs.

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Blue Cross RiverRink Winterfest

And for other fun winter activities and events, our friends at VisitPhilly.com always have the scoop and the best suggestions for things to do in our area, all year ’round. Check out their list of all the top things to do and see this January in Philadelphia, from the super-popular Center City District Restaurant Week, when you can try some of the city’s best restaurants and eateries… to the always-popular Philadelphia Auto Show at the Convention Center, or major art exhibitions at The Franklin Institute and the Barnes Foundation. Learn more at: http://www.visitphilly.com/articles/philadelphia/top-things-to-do-in-philadelphia-in-january/.

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Nothing beats winter in historic Philadelphia

However you choose to spend your time during the winter months, there is always something here at The Residences at Dockside, or close by for you to enjoy. It’s the best place to be in January and every month of the year!