ParkXChange Resource Library

Resources for Urban Park Professionals

This searchable library hosts helpful park resource documents, including cross-sector MOUs, equity action plans, agreements for park maintenance and operations, dog park and concession management, green infrastructure development and maintenance, community benefits, arts and cultural programming and events, as well as other resource guides and technical tools to support park partnerships.

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  • Technical Tool

    Sample COVID Communications Activity

    Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Sample communications on messaging strategies, secondary messages, media relations, and development support.

  • Technical Tool

    Sample COVID Talking Points

    Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Sample talking points on park & rec-related activities that engage community members and allow for proper social distancing.

  • Policy

    Press Release Urging Park Users to Follow Social Distancing

    Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Explains PPC's response to the COVID-19 global health emergency, strongly urging park users to practice safe physical distancing.

  • Technical Tool

    Park Sign: Be Smart Stay 6 Feet Apart

    Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy

    Signs explaining rules to observe during the COVID-19 epidemic.

  • Policy

    Executive Summary: COVID-19 Emergency Childcare Operation for Health Care Workers, First Responders, and Low-Income Working Families

    San Francisco Recreation and Parks

    Policy that focuses on emergency childcare, including creating a curriculum for youth experiencing anxiety and stress related to the COVID-19 outbreak.

  • Policy

    COVID-19 Response Plan

    Seattle Parks & Recreation

    Lays out preparations for Seattle Parks & Rec to coordinate with city agencies to provide essential services during a pandemic.

  • Technical Tool

    Closed/No Social Gathering Park Signs

    San Francisco Recreation and Parks

    These physical signs dictate park closures and advise on social gathering best practices during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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