Placemaking: Creating Play & Recreation Destinations that Thoughtfully Promote Community Health & We

Start Date
10/26/2021
End Date
10/26/2021
Description
The research is clear- high-quality play and recreation destinations can serve as catalysts for creating a healthier, happier communities. Explore innovative design best practices that encourage social and environmental change, meet the diverse needs of society, and create sustainable, innovative outdoor spaces that delight and surprise visitors. Communities can capitalize on local assets, inspiration, and potential by thoughtfully engaging stakeholders to dramatically transform outdoor spaces into vibrant community assets. This session will explore projects of distinction that exemplify how communities have mobilized resources to turn research into practice and unite diverse communities.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Accessibility / ADA
Design-Build
Development Trends
Parks & Recreation
Site Planning
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
No
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1) Define the philosophy and process of placemaking.
2) List three qualities of successful outdoor destinations that promote healthier, happier communities.
3) Summarize the community engagement strategy, vision, and outcomes of at least one placemaking case example.
4) Describe a variety of tools and resources to assist communities in aligning with evidence-based design best practices.
Instructors
Approved Certified Instructor
Course Codes
Provider
PlayCore


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