Philadelphia Parks & Recreation allows dogs and other animals in most spaces, if those animals are kept on a leash of six feet or less.
There are some areas of Philadelphia’s parks, playgrounds, and recreation centers where animals are not allowed. These areas are called animal-free zones.
No animals are allowed in Parks & Rec animal-free areas except service animals.
Common animal-free areas include:
- Ball fields.
- Lawn areas.
- Athletic courts.
To request an animal-free zone in your neighborhood park or recreation center fill out this form.Fill out the form