CUSP Map

Last week, we talked about the green infrastructure often included in our school yards to combat the pollution caused by Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs). Of course, the Trust for Public Land is not the only organization or group working on this pollution problem. We like our playground stewards to understand how their schoolyards fit into climate…

ISGA’s Activity Guide

The NYC Playgrounds Program loves to see children experiencing their schoolyards in new and imaginative ways. If you’re a teacher looking to create meaningful outdoor learning moments for your students, this annually-published Activity Guide can help! The guide highlights art, play, learning, and community engagement activities that can assist in meeting your learning standards or…

Has your schoolyard been winterized yet?

Here are some easy ways to ensure that your schoolyard stays safe and functional through the winter months: The Drinking Fountain needs to be turned off and the lines drained for the winter. We recommend turning it off before November 10th (though it’s been a warm winter) and leaving it off until all danger of freezing…