Splash Play, Dog Parks Among Top Plans for Parks

In 2022, splash play was the most commonly planned addition for parks and recreation respondents to the Industry Report survey. Some 31.6% of park

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Trust for Public Land Celebrates 50 Years

Trust for Public Land is celebrating its 50th anniversary by embarking on a year of community investments and impact. TPL is honoring its 50-year

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Proactive Problem Prevention

It’s not too hard to think back to childhood and remember the allure and thrill of risk-taking when you were at play—climbing higher, spinning faster

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Constant Vigilance

Craig Merkey learned one of his foundations of aquatic safety a long time ago: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Merkey, associate

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Safe & Secure

At the end of the day, sports are supposed to be fun. Spectators at sporting events want to have an enjoyable and relaxing time taking in a game,

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Eye on the Skies

It was in 1907 that Scouting movement founder and English soldier Robert Baden-Powell devised the motto, “Be prepared.” More than 100 years

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Schoolyard Transformations

In some communities across the United States, schoolyards are becoming much more than just a place for kids to run around during recess. Schoolyards

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inPERSPECTIVE / COLLEGE RECREATION: Meeting the Needs of Gen Z

By Zackary Ziegler, Julia Morris, Caitlin Blair & Peter Titlebaum The rise of Gen Z has led to a wave of cultural beliefs and ideologies in

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inDESIGN / INCLUSIVE PARKS: Shifting Park Design From Accessible to Truly Inclusive

  By PJ Novick and Matt Carlile Imagine growing up thinking that playgrounds just aren’t made for you. For children of

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inSERVICE: Play It Forward Provides Much-Needed Sporting Equipment

When she was 12 years old, Emmi Eisner visited a local elementary school in Pacoima, Calif., and was dismayed to find out that many schools cannot

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