Leveraging the Power of City Parks

City Parks Alliance is the only independent, nationwide membership organization solely dedicated to urban parks.

Why City Parks Matter

Activate Your
City Parks Alliance
Membership

City Parks Alliance membership is your connection to information and expertise on new urban park and recreation models, practices, and innovative partnerships. Join the community!

Already a Member?
Log In to Access Your Benefits

children paying outside in an urban park
Photo courtesy of Ben Brink and Portland Parks & Recreation, Portland, OR.

The Latest

  • Oct 13, 2020

    City Parks Alliance Launches Equitable Park Funding Hub to Help Users Explore More Than 50 Federal, State, and Local Park Funding Strategies

    The coronavirus pandemic has shined a spotlight on urban park inequity and the economic crisis will require a focus on new partnerships and funding sources

    Read more
  • Webinar

    Using Climate Mitigation and Disaster Relief Funds to Build Resilient Communities

    Nov 10, 2020Recording Available

    Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and more severe.  Parks and green spaces that are designed for resilience play an important role in preventin…

  • Member Exclusive
    Peer to Peer

    Effective Park Stewardship Programs in Marginalized Communities | Peer to Peer Call

    Nov 18, 2020Virtual

    Peer-to-Peer Call: Effective Park Stewardship Programs in Marginalized Communities

  • Sep 29, 2020

    CPA Welcomes New Board Directors

    Catherine Nagel, City Parks Alliance

    I am excited to announce the addition of six new leaders to the City Parks Alliance Board of Directors. Much like our membership, our board of directors repres…

    Read more
  • Nov 9, 2020

    Parks Won on Election Day

    City Parks Alliance

    In a year that brought uncertainty and challenges to our nation’s city parks, Election Day provided some relief. Voters in 11 states across the U.S. approved n…

    Read more
  • Report

    Investing in Equitable Urban Park Systems: Case Studies & Recommendations

    City Parks Alliance

    Learn from seven cities that are leading the way with data-driven approaches to guide park investments, engage communities, and build better parks for all.

City Parks Alliance Membership Network

City Parks Alliance members make up a dynamic network of urban park and recreation leaders, city planning and design professionals, public officials, advocates, funders, and innovators from all sectors.

Meet Our Champions for City Parks

Corporate Council

The Corporate Council provides leadership and strategic guidance to strengthen city parks nationwide and support public and private investment in city parks and green spaces.

Funders Learning Network

The Funders Learning Network is a national network of funders with a specific focus on the potential of parks, recreation, and green space in cities.

Research Partners

Together with economists, engineers, public policy experts, advocates, and practitioners, we are delivering practical solutions that address critical emerging issues in cities.