FDR Park is known to generations of South Philadelphians as “The Lakes”. Come enjoy its lagoon, creek and lakes nestled among the industry and neighborhoods of South Philly. FDR Park is a bird watcher’s paradise, and offers golf, tennis, rugby, baseball and softball. Of special note is the FDR Skate Park, which was designed and built by local volunteer skateboarding enthusiasts for the enjoyment of all. This skate park also attracts national and international visitors and professional skaters and bladers. Look for its deep, concrete bowls which are frequently featured in national skating magazines and videos.