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Outdoor PLAYbook

British Columbia, Environments, Guide, Outdoor Play Environments, Practice, Professional Development, Safety & Outdoor Play
About This Project

As a “How-To Guidebook,” the Outdoor PLAYbook offers a selection of leading research and best practices for school grounds in the following areas: landscape architecturesustainable designeconomic and phasing strategies, child developmentinjury prevention, and outdoor educational opportunities.


The Outdoor PLAYbook was funded by the Vancouver School Board and won an award in 2017 from the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects. The Outdoor PLAYbook is available at