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.

  • Plan

    ASLA Climate Action Field Guide for practitioners

    American Society of Landscape Architects

    This Field Guide supports the three topics of the ASLA Climate Action Plan: Practice, Equity, and Advocacy.

  • Report

    WHO-Green and New Evidence and Perspectives for Action Blue Spaces and Mental Health

    World Health Organization

    This report presents the results of two systematic reviews on types and characteristics of green and blue spaces and mental health.

  • Plan

    ASLA Climate Action Plan

    American Society of Landscape Architects

    To get on a pathway to zero emissions, ASLA is taking a significant step forward with this Climate Action Plan.

  • Report

    A Framework for Assessing Equitable Health Outcomes of Parks

    Urban Institute

    Provides a framework for identifying how park systems improves health outcomes for users and understand how parks address health disparities.

  • Member Exclusive
    Plan

    Parks for All

    Canadian Parks & Recreation Association

    Action Plan For Canada’s Parks Community

  • Member Exclusive
    Plan

    Action Planner

    Canadian Parks & Recreation Association

    Companion to Parks for All

  • Agreement

    Partnership Configuration

    Austin Parks and Recreation Department

    Combined partnership agreements between public agencies and private nonprofits that build, renovate, maintain, the ecosystem of Austin's parks.

  • Technical Tool

    Community PARKnerships guidelines

    Austin Parks and Recreation Department

    Austin Parks and Recreation Department Community PARKnerships guide to naming, on-site dedication, and donor recognition of Austin parks.

  • Plan

    Community PARKnerships Program FY21 Year in Review

    Austin Parks and Recreation Department

    PARD, in collaboration with over 48 nonprofit partners and community groups, leveraged funds towards improvements and maintenance of parkland

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