Dallas Schoolyard Program
Texas

What We’re Doing
Providing 71,375 Dallas residents park access by transforming schoolyards into neighborhood greenspaces.

Our Goal
Connect with community leaders, residents, students, and school staff to create neighborhood park that fits their vision and needs.

The Impact of Dallas Schoolyard Program
71,375
residents gaining access to a park within a 10-minute walk 
20
outdoor classrooms
Hundreds
of trees planted
20
school playgrounds transformed into community hubs
The Power of a Park
The Art of a Community

“Art reminds us that we’re not alone and that we all share a universal human experience. Art gives us benefits for our brains and our immune systems. We wanted to make sure [these installations] we represent the soul of the school in the best way.” —Alejandra Camargo, local artist who helped create schoolyard murals with the students at Anne Frank Elementary School

Learn about Camargo and her creative process with the Anne Frank community.

Explore A Few of Our Dallas Schoolyard Projects
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Partners Make it Possible
Get in Touch with Our Texas Team
Dallas Office

3000 Pegasus Park Drive
Suite 752
Dallas, TX, 75247
214-377-8750
texas@tpl.org

3000 Pegasus Park Drive
Suite 752
Dallas, TX, 75247
214-377-8750
texas@tpl.org 
Robert Kent 
Associate Vice President, Texas State Director
214-377-8750
robert.kent@tpl.org