How do I obtain park permit?

Permits are required for groups of 20 persons or more, or if you would like to reserve exclusive use of the pavilion at Hoffman Park.

Applications should be submitted no less than fourteen (14) days, prior to the requested event date.

Review the free/busy calendar here  to see if the date you’d like is available in our calendar.

Fill out the park request form here and someone will get back to you within 2-3 business days to confirm your date and give instructions on paying for the permit.

If you are unable to access the online permit request form, please call the Parks and Recreation office at 610-284-1493 or email

If you have been approved for a park permit, please call 610-623-7300 x210 to make a payment.

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1. What is the fee to rent the park?
2. How do I obtain park permit?
3. Why are park rentals only four (4) hours? Can I buy extra time?
4. Why are park rentals limited to 75 people? Can I pay for extra people?
5. Why can’t we stay in the park after dark?
6. How long do we have to setup/breakdown our event?
7. Are there bathrooms?
8. Is there electricity or running water?
9. Can we grill?
10. What do we do with our trash?
11. Where can we park?
12. What about refunds?
13. What about reserving the athletic fields or courts, for organized groups or leagues?
14. What is the fee to reserve use of the athletic fields or courts?
15. What other parks can be found in Lansdowne?
16. What are the park rules?
17. What does the Borough Code regulate regarding park rentals & use?