Playgrounds

The Benjamin Franklin Academics Plus School in the Lawncrest neighborhood of Northeast Philadelphia is getting a makeover. While the school is located among the bustling shops and restaurants along Rising Sun Avenue, the neighborhood lacks green spaces where neighbors can connect with nature.

The Southwark School in South Philadelphia has recently been named among Philadelphia’s first Community Schools, and we are thrilled to help the school become an anchor institution for neighborhood families.

The students at George W. Nebinger Elementary School in the Queen Village neighborhood of Philadelphia are getting a new schoolyard. This South Philly school is located in one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city, in a dense residential area that lacks adequate green spaces for children to play in.

With a contentious campaign season dragging on—and public lands under attack from all sides—we've been thinking a lot about the presidential legacy of a prolific conservationist: Theodore Roosevelt. 

Community organizations, schools, and residents near Otter Park now have a new space for recreation and environmental education.

The Trust for Public Land, Council Member Rosie Mendez and New York City today unveiled a state-of-the art-playground on a formerly cracked asphalt lot at PS 15 The Roberto Clemente School, in the East Village neighborhood of Manhattan. 

It’s 2 o’clock on a hot summer afternoon. You’re getting ready to meet some friends at the park for a game of basketball. Which t-shirt would you grab from the closet?

When we met Jaeya Bayani, we knew you needed to hear from her.

In Wenatchee and East Wenatchee, The Trust for Public Land is working with city leaders, neighborhood groups, and residents to create the parks that residents need to build fitness, celebrate shared history, and strengthen community bonds.

The Fishtown Recreation Center in North Philadelphia is getting a makeover.

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