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Institute for Urban Parks

Our work supports the growth of healthy urban parks.

The Institute for Urban Parks provides education, hands-on training, resources, and technical assistance to other park partnerships, public agencies, and urban park professionals. We promote practices that help support long-term success and increase the social, economic, environmental, and health benefits parks provide.

Explore our program areas to learn more about how we can help you.


Learn from other park professionals at our seminars, webinars, conferences, practitioner workshops and roundtables.

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Continuing Education

Enhance your skills and advance your work with our executive education and certificate programs.

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New York City Programs

Find out more about our work to support other New York City parks.

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Publications & Resources

Find resources to enhance your impact and improve your parks, including publications, presentations, videos, and more.

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Have a question? Complete the Institute for Urban Parks Inquiry Form.

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Support for the Institute for Urban Parks is provided by The Charina Endowment Fund, The Jerome L. Greene Foundation, The Donald A. Pels Charitable Trust, The JPB Foundation, and The Stavros Niarchos Foundation.