Shared Use Policies
Shared use agreements help Mississippi communities increase physical activity on schoolyards.
A guide with real-life examples, best practices and steps to help agencies implement a wellness policy and create sustainable site changes
- National Park and Recreation Association
American Planning Association's Healthy Communities Policy Guide identifies policy ideas aimed at improving community health and quality of living through planning
- American Planning Association
- October 2017
This agreement specifies maintenance responsibilities for property shared by Austin’s school and park districts
Advocacy and planning resources for improving walkability can increase community access to green schoolyards
Ready to launch a joint use agreement with your school or city government? Download and tailor these sample resources.
Community benefits of schoolyard joint use programs in San Francisco and New York City
- Gail Cornwall
- City Lab
- April 2016
A toolkit with case studies and four model joint use agreements available for use in a variety of arrangements.
- Jeffrey M. Vincent, Manel Kappagoda, Amy Ackerman
Lessons learned, templates, and agreements for joint-use of school grounds in your community
- Public Health Law & Policy
Analysis and examples of state liability laws provide guidance for designing shared use policies.
Data to build decision maker awareness of how shared use agreements promote physical activity for families
- American Heart Association
- Voices for Healthy Kids
Arkansas’ tobacco excise tax funds shared use programs that benefit health and education
Analysis of an agreement that permits community recreational use of school property
- Public Health Law Center at Mitchell Hamline School of Law