Playful City USA

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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.


2017 Playful City USA Communities

In 2017, we are recognizing 258 communities 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


Stories

Programs to connect schools and neighborhoods Baltimore, MD
Programs to connect schools and neighborhoods To enhance the connection between schools and their surrounding neighborhoods, the Department of Planning launched a pro ...
Open Streets Charlotte, NC
Open Streets Charlotte is implementing open streets as a way to tackle the lack of play due to parent's busy schedules. ...
Policy, play, and community Richmond, CA
Policy, play, and community Richmond successfully combines policy, play, and community, a rare feat that's difficult to achieve in many cities. Util ...
Creating play spaces that anyone can access while going to school, work, shopping, or daily-life. York, PA
Creating play spaces that anyone can access while going to school, work, shopping, or daily-life. York is jumping on the play everywhere bandwagon with a committee representing business, art, faith, and community organ ...