Playgrounds

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.

Creekside Experience is a tucked-away gem of a park where all-natural play features, including a treehouse, boulders, logs and a water play area, invite kids and their families to be active and connect with nature.

This past Saturday, elected officials joined with the nonprofit organization From Lot to Spot to celebrate the grand opening of Rudolph Park in the City of Lawndale.

The new schoolyard is the latest in a city-wide public/private partnership between the School District of Philadelphia, the City of Philadelphia, and national non-profit The Trust for Public Land to provide community green spaces in neighborhoods lacking high-quality outdoor places to play. The work advances the Kenney administration’s vision to create a more equitable citywide network of parks and community spaces.

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Dion Waiters today gave $10,000 to help create a new schoolyard at his former elementary school, the E.M. Stanton School in South Philadelphia.

Today, the historic Fishtown neighborhood is emerging as a hub for contemporary arts, food, and music, and the school is working with The Trust for Public Land to transform its rundown asphalt schoolyard into a vibrant place for outdoor play and learning.

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