Schoolyard Design Guide

The Schoolyard Design Guide provides a common set of concepts and images and a menu of design options for landscape architects and schoolyard committees. Illustrations of best practices are offered to jump start design and decision-making; checklists are included to ensure that a variety of issues are considered and evaluated in the context of assets, limitations and realities of the specific schoolyard site.


Schoolyard Design Guide (full version)

Schoolyard Design Guide by chapter (high resolution version)


    Play Structures


    Painted Graphics

    Circulation and Fencing


    Site Furniture

    Public Art

    Green Practices