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The Power of Parks

Parks have health, economic, environmental and social benefits for all of us.



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Economic

Proximity to parks dictates property value

Employment

Physical fitness and parks and recreation majors have low unemployment

Environmental

Parks protect and conserve biodiversity while keeping our air and water clean

Health

Access to parks and recreation facilities aids in the control of obesity, boosts the immune system, diminishes the risk of disease, and increases life expectancy

Community

Parks help build and strengthen community ties and bring diverse populations together

Safety

Well-planned and well-maintained parks can increase public safety