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 https://www.playcore.com/playcore-covid-19-playground-safety-posters

Guidelines for Cleaning and Disinfecting Playgrounds https://cdn.playcore.com/uploads/downloads/PlayCore-Cleaning-and-Disinfecting-Playground-Equipment.pdf

Guidelines for Cleaning and Disinfecting Site Furniture https://cdn.playcore.com/uploads/downloads/PlayCore-Cleaning-and-Disinfecting-Public-Site-Furnishings.pdf

In-Ground Mount, Locking Hand Sanitizer Stations for Parks and Public Spaces, send inquiry to info@playcore.com

Salutogenic Benefits of the Outdoors on COVID-19  https://www.playcore.com/news/a-call-to-action-physical-activity-and-covid-19

Managing Stress under COVID-19 https://www.playcore.com/news/managing-stress-during-covid-19

As Park Services Open, Use Them and Practice Safety Measures https://www.playcore.com/news/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 https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/commentary/2020/05/20/one-of-the-best-things-we-can-do-for-kids-during-the-pandemic-is-allow-them-to-play/

Parks as Equitable Resources for Youth Physical Activity, Especially Now (Webinar) https://www.playcore.com/events/playcore-scholar-series    View the recording here: https://register.gotowebinar.com/recording/819944710292284684

Youth Advocacy for Better and Equitable Physical Activity Environments (Webinar) https://www.playcore.com/events/playcore-scholar-series    Register Here: https://www.playcore.com/events/playcore-scholar-series   

Bring Play Opportunities to ALL Kids through Play Streets (Webinar) https://www.playcore.com/events/playcore-scholar-series   More Info Here: https://www.playcore.com/form-...

Resources from our Partners and Friends

Action for Healthy Kids Resources https://www.actionforhealthykids.org/covid-19-and-at-home-resources/#

Center for Disease Control Activities and Initiatives Supporting the COVID-19 Response and the President’s Plan for Opening America Up Again
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/php/CDC-Activities-Initiatives-for-COVID-19-Response.pdf

Center for Disease Control Talking to Children about Coronavirus
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/talking-with-children.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fcommunity%2Fschools-childcare%2Ftalking-with-children.html

Children and Nature Network - 10 Nature Activities to Help Get Your Family Through the Coronavirus Pandemic
https://www.childrenandnature.org/2020/03/16/10-nature-activities-to-help-get-your-family-through-the-pandemic/

City Parks Alliance COVID-19 Specific Resources
https://cityparksalliance.org/resources/?search=COVID

IPEMA Resources for Parents and Professionals
https://voiceofplay.org/covid-19-resources/?mc_cid=dd603e173e&mc_eid=f9f565623f 

Leave No Trace Report on how The COVID-19 Pandemic is Changing the Way People Recreate 
https://lnt.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/COVID_OR_phase-II_final.pdf

National League of Cities Toolkit for Reopening
https://covid19.nlc.org/resources/nlc-resources/safely-reopening-municipal-facilities/?utm_campaign=covid19&utm_medium=email&utm_source=informz&utm_content=newsletter-053020&utm_term=text-covid19-safely-reopening-resource&_zs=MDhtX&_zl=JhK72

National Child Traumatic Stress Network Parent Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with COVID-19
https://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/resources/fact-sheet/outbreak_factsheet_1.pdf

National Recreation and Park Association Joint Use on Using Parks and Open Space while Maintaining Physical Distancing
https://www.nrpa.org/about-national-recreation-and-park-association/press-room/NRPA-statement-on-using-parks-and-open-space-while-maintaining-social-distancing/

Natural Learning Initiative Early Childhood Play and Learning Resources https://naturalearning.org/COV...

PBS Kids How to Talk to Your Children About Coronavirus
https://www.pbs.org/parents/thrive/how-to-talk-to-your-kids-about-coronavirus

Physical Activity Alliance Guide to Active Resources
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1AmSL7y-zi36J9pRiJkxd4gf6IibSachG/view

SHAPE America Virtual Resources for Health and PE 
https://www.shapeamerica.org/covid19-resources.aspx

SFIA State Response Spreadsheet
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1FYAlM4NXQhILUQyVk-H8cUjoP3x16mmr55ZU-7pOnF8/edit#gid=0

Trust for Public Land ParkScore-How Well is your City Meeting the Need For Parks During COVID-19 https://www.tpl.org/blog/parkscore-2020 

COVID-19 Tracking Resources

Open Status of our National Parks
https://www.thrillist.com/travel/nation/national-parks-reopening-covid-19-updates

COVID-19 Trends for US Counties
https://www.arcgis.com/apps/MapSeries/index.html?appid=ad46e587a9134fcdb43ff54c16f8c39b

State Action on COVID-19
https://www.ncsl.org/research/health/state-action-on-coronavirus-covid-19.aspx

White House Guide on Opening America https://www.whitehouse.gov/openingamerica/

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