Dallas Schoolyard Program

Dallas | Texas

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

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

Dallas Schoolyard Program by the Numbers
residents gaining access to a park within a 10-minute walk of home
outdoor classrooms
of trees planted
school playgrounds transformed into community hubs
The Power of a Park

Explore our Schoolyard’s Murals 

We believe a successful project is not a product, it’s a process. Across our Dallas Community Schoolyards, we work hand-in-hand with community members to build spaces that hold intention and foster interaction. And by engaging local artists, we ensure the spaces we create reflect the art and culture of the local community, so everyone feels welcome and represented. Explore the murals at many of our schoolyard sites to see the spirit of each neighborhood come to life:


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 [with 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

Explore a Few of Our Dallas Schoolyard Projects
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Get in Touch with Our Texas Team
Dallas Office

3000 Pegasus Park Drive
Suite 752
Dallas, TX, 75247

Associate Vice President, Texas State Director