Playing Smart: Maximizing the Potential of School and Community Property through Joint Use Agreements Link copied!

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Many communities lack safe, adequate places for kids to play. Although they have a variety of recreational facilities, many school districts close their property to the public after hours because of concerns about vandalism, maintenance, and liability. Through a joint use agreement, your city or county can partner with the school district to address these concerns and open these playgrounds. This toolkit shares what we have learned from successful agreements, offering guidelines and templates for other communities looking to expand their access to school recreational facilities.