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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  • Agreement

    Partnership Agreement for the Five Mile Creek Greenway

    Freshwater Land Trust

    This group is working on a 35-mile trail in an industrial area, working to restart local investment after major industry closures. They have implemented succes…

  • Technical Tool

    Park Signs: Visiting the Park? Keep Six Feet Apart!

    Memphis River Parks Partnership

    COVID-19 social distancing signage.

  • Technical Tool

    Infographics | COVID-19: Be Smart. Do Your Part.

    Montgomery County Parks & Rec

    Various COVID-19 related signs meant to educate park visitors on safe ways to access and use park facilities.

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    Report

    Green Infrastructure in Parks: Resource Guide for Planning, Designing, and Implementing

    National Recreation and Park Association

    Provides green stormwater infrastructure concepts and practices into park design, construction, and maintenance.

  • Case Study

    Community Youth Services Partnership Success

    City of Olympia, WA

    Olympia, WA allocated $20K to Parks Dept for employment program targeting low-income youth at-risk or under sheltered and who may lack basic skills.

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    Agreement

    Muddy River Restoration Project Partnership Agreement

    Department of the Army

    Project partnership agreement between the listed organizations outlining the terms and responsibilities for the construction of the Muddy River Flood Risk Mana…

  • Case Study

    Los Angeles Summer Night Lights Crime Prevention Program

    Parks that are peak gang activity areas can be transformed into vibrant community spaces after dark with organized activities for at-risk youth and families.

  • Case Study

    Portland’s Green Street Program

    Vegetated streetscape facilities are designed to handle runoff can filter water, remove pollutants, and reduce demand on stormwater infrastructure.

  • Case Study

    San Francisco ParkScan

    ParkScan, web-based reporting system, collects data from park users to inform park maintenance needs and problem areas.

  • Case Study

    Green City, Clean Waters: Philadelphia’s Green Stormwater Infrastructure Solution

    Read how Philadelphia built 172 stormwater tree trenches, 25 stormwater bump-outs, 48 rain gardens, 50 porous paving sites, and 132 other green stormwater infr…

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