Over 28 million kids in America don’t have a park within a 10-minute walk of home. A solution is hiding in plain sight: schoolyards. With help from partners and supporters, the Trust for Public Land has created nearly 300 Community Schoolyards® projects and continues to lead the movement to transform our nation’s asphalt playgrounds into vibrant green spaces that are improving student education outcomes and community health and climate resiliency. Read More

If all schoolyards were transformed and opened to the community after hours, 80 million people would have access to a new park within a 10-minute walk of home.

Post adapted from a release by the Trust for Public Land.

Picture courtesy of TPL