Encouraging Play: Low-cost Options for Transforming Asphalt Playgrounds into Dynamic Play Centers

We will discuss how to transform playgrounds/schoolyards using water-based coatings. We will outline the benefits of schoolyard revitalization and examine playground initiative case studies from a wide range of US geographies.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Review playground/schoolyard initiative case studies from a wide range of US geographies
  2. Explore coating options for transforming asphalt or concrete playground surfaces
  3. Evaluate application process of a water-based “cool pavement” coating at an elementary school
  4. Identify benefits of playground/schoolyard transformation using water-based coatings
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Available Regions: 
Continental US
Design Category: 
(32) Exterior Improvements
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