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Playfields Stewardship Initiative

  1. 1. Playfields Stewardship Initiative Crocker Amazon - Franklin Square - Garfield Square Silver Terrace - South Sunset
  2. 2. Playfields Stewardship Initiative What is the Initiative? Silver Terrace Workday Silver Terrace Workday February 7th, 2009 2009 February 7th, The Playfields Stewardship Initiative is a partnership between the Neighborhood Parks Council, City Fields Foundation, and the Recreation and Park Department that aims to ensure community enjoyment of newly installed synthetic turf fields, foster a sense of community pride around the park and playfield, and maximize life expectancy of these fields.
  3. 3. Playfields Stewardship Initiative How we do it: I love helping to keep my 1. Building Playfield playfield clean! Stewardship Groups 2. Hosting community-building events 3. Hosting playfield and park workdays 4. Reporting maintenance issues on ParkScan.org or 311 Silver Terrace Workday February 7th, 2009
  4. 4. Playfields Stewardship Initiative What’s a Playfield Stewardship Group? Silver Terrace Harvest Festival October 24th, 2008 A Playfield Stewardship Group is a group of residents, field users, and other community members who want to participate in preserving the athletic field they enjoy.
  5. 5. Playfields Stewardship Initiative Community-Building Events: Silver Terrace Holiday Party December 13th, 2008 Community-building events are a great way for people in the neighborhood to get to know each other. They are also an opportunity for field users to meet the people who live next to the fields they use, which creates better understanding between field and park users.
  6. 6. Playfields Stewardship Initiative Playfield and Park Workdays: Silver Terrace Workday February 7th, 2009 Playfield and Park Workdays engage volunteers in cleanup and park improvement efforts. On-field tasks include raking and trash pickup. Off-field tasks include weeding, planting and sand-sifting in the playground.
  7. 7. Playfields Stewardship Initiative What is ParkScan.org? ParkScan.org is a program of the Neighborhood Parks Council that allows park users to report maintenance issues online. You can use ParkScan.org to report field maintenance issues and track the progress of your report! You can also call 311 to report maintenance issues when you see them at the field.
  8. 8. Playfields Stewardship Initiative How can you participate? 1. Join a playfield stewardship group 2. Participate in an event or workday 3. Report maintenance issues on ParkScan.org or 311 4. Cleanups before games and practices 5. Take your trash with you when you leave Silver Terrace
  9. 9. Playfields Stewardship Initiative Why it matters… Silver Terrace Like good sportsmanship, good stewardship is vital to an enriching athletic experience. Not only does it teach the valuable lesson of taking care of the fields we enjoy, but it also helps ensure that those fields will be primed for next season and for seasons to come.
  10. 10. Playfields Stewardship Initiative Contact Information: Playfields Stewardship Initiative Website: http://www.sfnpc.org/playfields City Fields Foundation Website: http://www.cityfieldsfoundation.org Matthew Silva, Outreach Coordinator msilva@sfnpc.org (415) 621-3260

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