Playful City USA is a recognition program honoring cities and towns that ensure that kids in their communities, particularly kids from low-income families, get the balanced and active play they need to thrive.
Apply to be a Playful City USA
Introductory Playful City USA Webinar
View the Playful City USA Application webinar to learn more about the benefits of Playful City USA and the application requirements. The webinar also features Wendy Rubin, Parks and Recreation Director from six-time Playful City USA community Coventry, Conn., who joins our discussion on how a Playful City USA designation can make your community even more playful. Watch the webinar
2016 Playful City USA Communities
In 2016, 257 communities were recognized for making it easy for all kids to get balanced and active play in their neighborhoods and for pledging to integrate play as a solution to the challenges facing their communities. Meet the communities