Fun and interesting ways to enjoy everything that Philadelphia has to offer, from swimming pools to tourist attractions. Find a playground or recreation center Resources to help you find a playground, recreation center, or athletic field in Philadelphia. Get a trail permit Get a permit to use trails 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. Get a library card Sign up for a library card to borrow books, movies, music, and more from the Free Library of Philadelphia. Make an appointment at the Philadelphia Parks & Rec Historic Archive Information about making an appointment at the Philadelphia Parks & Recreation Historic Archive. Apply for a Philadelphia Activities Fund grant Apply for money from the Philadelphia Activities Fund. Rent a Parks & Recreation venue Rent a Philadelphia Parks & Recreation venue for your event. Activities and events Find public activities and events in the City. Volunteer Find or post a volunteer opportunity.