Resources for Park and Recreation Professionals

With help from our members and research partners, we make the following resources and tools available to equip parks and recreation departments, municipalities, urban design and landscape architecture firms, and advocacy organizations to enhance capacity and build equitable, healthy, and engaged communities.

  • Case Study

    Shelby Farms Park and Greenline

    City Parks Alliance

    Shelby Farms Park is one of the largest urban parks in the U.S. and features open pastures, forested areas, an international award-winning playground, equestri…

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    Pitchfork Music Festival Permit

    Chicago Park District

    A detailed agreement between the Chicago Park District and Big Stik, LLC, outlining fees, usage, and rules for holding the Pitchfork Music Festival in Union Pa…

  • Case Study

    Developing Arts and Cultural Programs to Revitalize Parks and Communities in New York

    CPF brings 900 arts and cultural performances each year to a total audience of nearly 400,000, making it one of the largest providers of cultural programs in N…

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    Atlanta Parks Outdoor Events and Use Policy

    City of Atlanta Parks and Recreation

    Rules and stipulations for hosting outdoor events in Atlanta's public parks.

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    Arts District Park Easement MOU

    Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency

    Amendment to MOU to provide tax increment breaks in order to construct a park that would provide access on an existing public use easement.

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    Collaborative Musical Theater Company MOU

    San Francisco Recreation and Parks

    Memorandum of understanding for the operation and funding of the Young People's Teen Musical Theatre Company.