Resources

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.

  • Member Exclusive
    Technical Tool

    Water Rising: Equitable Approaches to Urban Flooding

    US Water Alliance

    Report highlights cities that experienced flooding, summarizes context of climate change, describes priority actions for equitable resilience.

  • 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…

  • Case Study

    Cumberland and Riverfront Parks

    City Parks Alliance

    These parks fulfill a vital role in managing stormwater and making Nashville safer and more resilient.

  • Case Study

    Confluence Park

    City Parks Alliance

    Once an industrial dumping ground, Confluence Park is now the premier outdoor recreation destination and educational resource for the city of Denver.

  • Member Exclusive
    Request for Proposals

    RFP for Seattle’s Boulevard System

    City of Seattle

    This document is request for proposal for the preparation of a National Register of Historic Places- Multiple Property Documentation for Seattle's Olmsted park…

  • Member Exclusive
    Agreement

    Anacostia Waterfront Initiative MOU

    Government of the District of Columbia

    Memorandum of understanding regarding the large-scale revitalization of the District of Columbia's waterfronts under the "Anacostia Waterfront Initiative" proj…

  • Case Study

    Seattle Shoreline and Salmon Habitat Assessment

    Seattle Parks identified the most viable sites by considering both the needs of migrating juvenile salmon and the potential conflicts with human uses at variou…

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