Los Angeles Green Schoolyards Initiative

Los Angeles | California

What We’re Doing
Partnering with school districts and local nonprofits to transform 28 asphalt playgrounds into high-quality green spaces for students and local communities in time for the 2028 summer Olympics in Los Angeles.

Our Goal
Ensure every child and adult in Los Angeles has close-to-home access to the outdoors.

Los Angeles Schoolyards by the Numbers
people will have quality green space within 10 minutes of their homes
schoolyard renovations where they're needed most
degree temperature reduction possible
Greener and More Climate Resilient Futures by 2028 and Beyond.
Communities of Color Have 44% Less Park Space
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ParkServe® Data
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Los Angeles Living Schoolyards Coalition Report

The solution to Los Angeles’ park equity gap and a tool for community resilience to climate change is sitting in plain sight. Read more about our work with the Los Angeles Living Schoolyards Coalition in our Greener Schoolyards for Los Angeles report.

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Take Action

We’re grateful to corporate partners like Nike who share our commitment to make parks more equitable and communities more healthy, active, and resilient. Join TPL and Nike to help turn our nation’s concrete schoolyards into vibrant parks for kids and communities by urging Congress to prioritize Community Schoolyards® projects.

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Get in Touch With our Los Angeles Offices
Los Angeles Office

135 West Green Street
2nd Floor
Pasadena, CA, 91105
(323) 223-0441

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