Playgrounds

Now that Labor Day has come and gone, many parents have their hands full in the morning as they juggle getting ready for work and getting the kids off to school. And while their kids' schools mostly look the same as last spring, there are major differences in some of their playgrounds, which are being designed for new purposes.

The Trust for Public Land will work with students and residents in the community to transform this playground in West Philadelphia  with new playground equipment, an improved recreation field, and stormwater management features.

The Trust for Public Land will launch a community design process with neighbors and various community organizations to generate designs to revitalize Lanier Playground in the Grays Ferry section of South Philadelphia.

After years of neglect, the Trust for Public Land has completed the transformation of the aging Philadelphia Parks and Recreation site at 37th and Mt. Vernon. Now a vibrant community green space, Mantua residents have new opportunities to exercise, play, and engage with friends and neighbors.

The people of Ventura's Westside neighborhood needed a park. But with little open space and a very limited budget, they waited years for the right opportunity.

The city of Nogales asked The Trust for Public Land to help build a 20-acre park in a park-poor area of the city on Western Avenue.

El Sereno in East Los Angeles has one of the greatest concentrations of children under five in the county—but not nearly enough parks or playgrounds to serve them.

The Trust for Public Land has been working to bring Fitness Zone® installations to parks across the nation and established the first one in Miami-Dade County in July 2012.

Updates and photos documenting the participatory design process and construction at the William Dick Elementary Schoolyard in Philadelphia.

We are working with the community on the renovation of this vibrant recreation and community center in the St. Hughs neighborhood of North Philadelphia.

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