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

Wedged between homes and alleyways, Patton Street Park and Garden occupies less than half an acre of property.

The Ironbound is a close-knit, multicultural community in Newark's East Ward, home to many families with children. The lack of play space is a problem throughout the East Ward.

Rocky Graham Park is the only outdoor recreational space in Marin City, the most diverse city in the county. Originally built in the 1940s, the park served the families of African American laborers who moved to the region to build Liberty ships on the... Read more