Linking people to each other by providing a place to socialize in parks is an important part of helping create that opportunity to share time with others. That keeps us and our neighborhoods healthy.
The USA Today Readers' Choice Award for Best Splash Pads in the nation have been announced and Center Park in Centennial is in the top 10! Get the details about the park and browse through some pictures in this blog post. You'll learn everything you need to plan your summer visit--including directions to the park.
The GRASP® Component Based method for Level of Service analysis has been the gold standard of community park system evaluation processes. By adding an important element to this proven process, GRASP® Active equates parks and park access to physical activity and public health. This new process combines the latest research in performance metrics and public health indicators with GRASP® which measures quantity, quality, and distribution across a system.
Community land use plans provide tangible public health benefits, but these benefits can be difficult to measure and prove. A new research-based methodology now allows city planners to provide meaningfully innovative programs with scientific data to prove their contribution to public health improvements.