All services Animal-free zone, request an How to make an area of a Parks & Recreation property animal-free. Dead tree, report a What to do if you see a dead tree in your neighborhood. Downed tree, report a What to do if a tree falls during a storm. Events in Philadelphia parks Calendar of special events scheduled to take place in Philadelphia parks and recreation centers. Friends and community group event permit, get a This service will help Friends groups and community groups get a permit for an event at a neighborhood park. Large event or festival permit, get a Use this permit if you are an event organizer planning an event, or want to use certain equipment. Lifeguard, become a Information about becoming a Philadelphia Parks & Recreation lifeguard. Media permit, apply for a Use this form to apply for a permit to film or take still photos on Parks & Rec property. Organic materials, dispose of How to dispose of mulch, compost, or other organic materials for a cost at the Fairmount Park Organic Recycling Center. Organic materials, get How to get free or low-cost compost, mulch, and wood chips at the Fairmount Park Organic Recycling Center. Parks & Recreation Historic Archive, make an appointment at the Information about making an appointment at the Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Historic Archive. Parks & Recreation facility or field, reserve a You need a permit to reserve part of a Parks & Rec facility for group activity. You also need a permit to use outdoor fields for sports. Parks & Recreation space, use a Learn about getting a permit to use or reserve a Philadelphia Parks & Recreation space. Permits are recommended for all events. Parks & Recreation venue, rent a Rent a Philadelphia Parks & Recreation venue for your event. Parks & Recreation youth program, enroll in a How to sign up for a Philadelphia Parks & Recreation youth program. Philadelphia Activities Fund grant, apply for a Apply for money from the Philadelphia Activities Fund from Philadelphia Parks & Recreation. Picnic permit, get a If you want to reserve a space for a picnic, you'll need to apply for a picnic permit. Playground or recreation center, find a Resources to help you find a playground, recreation center, or athletic field in Philadelphia. Street tree maintenance, request Request maintenance for a tree on your street. Street tree, get a Get a free tree planted on the street in front of your home, business, or other property. Summer camp, register for Enroll in a Philadelphia Parks & Recreation summer camp. Swimming pool, find a Link to Philadelphia’s free indoor public pools, which are open year-round, and link to list of free outdoor public pools open in summer. Trail permit, get a Get a permit to use trails in Philadelphia. Tree related services Services related to getting or taking care of street and yard trees. Wedding ceremony or photo permit, get a Get a permit to have your wedding ceremony or take wedding photos at popular Parks & Rec sites. Yard tree, get a Philadelphia property owners can get a free tree for their yard from TreePhilly.