Fun and interesting ways to enjoy everything that Philadelphia has to offer, from swimming pools to tourist attractions. Activities and events Find public activities and events in the City. Apply for a Philadelphia Activities Fund grant Apply for money from the Philadelphia Activities Fund from Philadelphia Parks & Recreation. 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. 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. Rent a Parks & Recreation venue Rent a Philadelphia Parks & Recreation venue for your event.