All services A Apply for a media permit Use this form to apply for a permit to film or take still photos on Parks & Rec property. Apply for a Philadelphia Activities Fund grant Apply for money from the Philadelphia Activities Fund from Philadelphia Parks & Recreation. B Become a lifeguard Information about becoming a Philadelphia Parks & Recreation lifeguard. D Dispose of organic materials How to dispose of mulch, compost, or other organic materials for a cost at the Fairmount Park Organic Recycling Center. E Enroll in a youth Parks & Recreation program How to sign up for a Philadelphia Parks & Recreation youth program. Events in Philadelphia parks Calendar of special events scheduled to take place in Philadelphia parks and recreation centers. F Find a playground or recreation center Resources to help you find a playground, recreation center, or athletic field in Philadelphia. Find a swimming pool 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. G Get a Friends and community group event permit This service will help Friends groups and community groups get a permit for an event at a neighborhood park. Get a permit for a large event or festival Use this permit if you are an event organizer planning an event, or want to use certain equipment. Get a picnic permit If you want to reserve a space for a picnic, you'll need to apply for a picnic permit. Get a street tree - Tree related services Get a free tree planted on the street in front of your home, business, or other property. Get a trail permit Get a permit to use trails in Philadelphia. Get a wedding ceremony or wedding photo permit Get a permit to have your wedding ceremony or take wedding photos at popular Parks & Rec sites. Get a yard tree - Tree related services Philadelphia property owners can get a free tree for their yard from TreePhilly. Get organic materials How to get free or low-cost compost, mulch, and wood chips at the Fairmount Park Organic Recycling Center. M Make an appointment at the Philadelphia Parks & Rec Historic Archive Information about making an appointment at the Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Historic Archive. R Register for summer camp Enroll in a Philadelphia Parks & Recreation summer camp. Rent a Parks & Recreation venue Rent a Philadelphia Parks & Recreation venue for your event. Report a dead tree - Tree related services What to do if you see a dead tree in your neighborhood. Report a downed tree - Tree related services What to do if a tree falls during a storm. Request an animal-free zone How to make an area of a Parks & Recreation property animal-free. Request street tree maintenance - Tree related services Request maintenance for a tree on your street. Reserve a Parks & Recreation facility or field 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. T Tree related services Services related to getting or taking care of street and yard trees.