Playgrounds

At recess—as in life—everyone falls down sometimes. But until recently, taking a tumble at William Dick School in north Philadelphia could earn you some particularly nasty scrapes and bruises. The schoolyard was more vacant lot than playground, says... Read more

When rainstorms roll over Camden, residents look nervously to their drains. The Delaware riverfront city's aging sewer system tends to overflow in heavy storms, inundating streams, streets, and even homes with dirty floodwater.

We're working to help renovate two parks in North Aurora, Colorado, that serve a growing population of families and children.

Recess just got a lot more fun for the students at PS 161, The Arthur R. Ashe, Jr. Elementary School in South Richmond Hill.

Today the City of New York and The Trust for Public Land celebrated the completion of a new green infrastructure playground in Queens with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at PS 161, The Arthur R. Ashe, Jr. Elementary School.

The Trust for Public Land, Newark Public Schools, and the Lafayette Street School community announced their partnership and plans to transform the Lafayette Street School playground with the launch of an ambitious community campaign.

Today, Mayor Michael A. Nutter, Deputy Mayor/Department of Parks and Recreation Commissioner Michael DiBerardinis, School District of Philadelphia Superintendent Dr. William R.

San Francisco's Civic Center borders the Tenderloin, Hayes Valley, and South of Market, all neighborhoods where parks and open space are limited.

Mayor Edwin M. Lee today announced a $10 million donation from the Helen Diller Family Foundation through The Trust for Public Land (TPL) for a major renovation of the Civic Center Plaza Playgrounds that is set to begin construction in summer 2016.

John F. Kennedy Park in Richmond, California, was once the core of community's social life. Neighbors who grew up near the park and still live in the area. But the park has aged, and hard times in the surrounding neighborhood have left its facilities... Read more

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