Download Toolkit: 4 Easy Steps to Get Open Use of Schoolyards

Many school recreational facilities are LOCKED UP after class.

Want your district to consider an “open use” policy that allows local residents to play on school fields, playgrounds, and other recreational facilities after class?

Our free toolkit, 4 Easy Steps to Push for Open Use at Your School, can help you start the conversation!

Salud America! Toolkit: 4 Easy Steps to Get Open Use at Your School

Download our new toolkit and start working toward open schoolyards where you live!
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The 2-page toolkit outlines how to ask your local school leaders to consider creating an open use policy that has the potential to boost opportunities for physical activity and play, which can reduce disease risk and help improve children’s physical, mental, and emotional health.

Don’t delay, join Salud America! and download the toolkit today!

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