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…

  • Member Exclusive

    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…

  • Member Exclusive

    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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    Burlington, VT MOU with Parks Foundation

    City of Burlington, VT

    Authorizing the City of Burlington, VT to enter into an MOU with the Parks Foundation of Burlington.