COVID-19 Play/Recreation Resources

Everyone at PlayCore understands how hard you are working to respond to rapidly changing conditions due to COVID-19. We’re here to help by actively working to assemble and share timely and relevant information and resources to help you.

COVID-19 Specific Resources from PlayCore

Playground Safety Signs - Free Download

Guidelines for Cleaning and Disinfecting Playgrounds

Guidelines for Cleaning and Disinfecting Site Furniture

In-Ground Mount, Locking Hand Sanitizer Stations for Parks and Public Spaces, send inquiry to

Salutogenic Benefits of the Outdoors on COVID-19

Managing Stress under COVID-19

As Park Services Open, Use Them and Practice Safety Measures

One of the Best Things we Can Do for Kids During the Pandemic is Let Them Play

Parks as Equitable Resources for Youth Physical Activity, Especially Now (Webinar)    View the recording here:

Youth Advocacy for Better and Equitable Physical Activity Environments (Webinar)    Register Here:   

Bring Play Opportunities to ALL Kids through Play Streets (Webinar)   More Info Here:

Resources from our Partners and Friends

Action for Healthy Kids Resources

Center for Disease Control Activities and Initiatives Supporting the COVID-19 Response and the President’s Plan for Opening America Up Again

Center for Disease Control Talking to Children about Coronavirus

Children and Nature Network - 10 Nature Activities to Help Get Your Family Through the Coronavirus Pandemic

City Parks Alliance COVID-19 Specific Resources

IPEMA Resources for Parents and Professionals 

Leave No Trace Report on how The COVID-19 Pandemic is Changing the Way People Recreate

National League of Cities Toolkit for Reopening

National Child Traumatic Stress Network Parent Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with COVID-19

National Recreation and Park Association Joint Use on Using Parks and Open Space while Maintaining Physical Distancing

Natural Learning Initiative Early Childhood Play and Learning Resources

PBS Kids How to Talk to Your Children About Coronavirus

Physical Activity Alliance Guide to Active Resources

SHAPE America Virtual Resources for Health and PE

SFIA State Response Spreadsheet

Trust for Public Land ParkScore-How Well is your City Meeting the Need For Parks During COVID-19 

COVID-19 Tracking Resources

Open Status of our National Parks

COVID-19 Trends for US Counties

State Action on COVID-19

White House Guide on Opening America


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