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.

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    Milwaukee Park East Redevelopment Compact

    Milwaukee County

    Document includes guidelines and community standards for multiple parcel for the Park East freeway corridor in Milwaukee.

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    Greenburgh Park Naming Policy Guide 2004

    Greenburgh Department of Parks and Recreation

    This document outlines a policy for naming parks for the Town of Greenburgh.

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    Equity Criteria for Allocating Recreation Center Funding

    Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

    In building a more equitable park system, it is important for the MPRB to target investment of public funds into parks in racially diverse and low-income neigh…

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    Equity Criteria for Capital and Rehabilitation — Neighborhood and Regional Park Project

    Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

    The City of Minneapolis and the Park and Recreation Board enacted 20 Year Neighborhood and Regional Park Plan ordinances to achieve a shared goal of closing a …

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    Criteria-Based System for MPRB Capital and Rehabilitation Project Scheduling

    Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

    In selecting projects to be funded by the 20 Year Neighborhood Parks Funding Plan, the MPRB has developed a set of equity-based criteria for prioritizing capit…

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    Criteria Based System for MPRB Regional Park and Trail Capital Project Scheduling

    Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board

    This document outlines an approach for quantifiably evaluating regional parks and trails, in order to ensure that investments are equitably targeted and suppor…

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    Bark9 General Dog Park Proposal

    BARK9

    This document is a general dog park proposal template from BARK9, a 501c3 non-profit dedicated to supporting a network of dog parks in the Bay Area. It outline…

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    Community Benefits Ordinance – Detroit

    Detroit Parks and Recreation

    This ordinance requires Community Benefits Agreements to be established for development projects seeking public support and investment above a certain threshol…

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    Chicago Washington Park TIF

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