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BlogBuilding a New Park - Resources and Tips

Your community needs a new park. Here are some tips and resources to help get you started!

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Funding FlashesGrant Focus: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Entitlement Program

Our grant focus articles help communities learn more about potential grants.

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BlogThe Science Behind....Dog Parks

Unleashed and free to play in a dog park provides surprising benefits for both dogs and humans

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BlogNature Play: Project implementation through new construction and retrofit

​Naturalization projects can be created by either new construction or by retrofitting existing playgrounds.

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BlogActive Schools Encourage Active Lives

Active Schools is inviting champions to join and access their library of tools and resources to promote physical activity in schools

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BlogPlay is a Universal Gift of Nature in Times of Challenge and Stress

Play provides us with adaptive flexibilities, and is particularly needed to help us cope with the COVID-19 pandemic and our polarized society.

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BlogAdding Bicycling Amenities to Increase Usage

Cities with the highest share of cyclists have made significant and thoughtful investments in bicycle infrastructure and amenities.

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BlogMobility for All: How Bicycling Builds Equitable Communities

Redistributing public space, that has been dominated by cars, to provide a safe space for cyclists, can help build inclusive and people-friendly communities.

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BlogFun ways to celebrate Independence Day during physical distancing

Independence day parades,, fireworks, and community picnics may be cancelled, but here are some fun things to do at home and in your neighborhood to celebrate!