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Green/Open Space Facts*

Key Facts 

* As Defined by the EPA here

Site Analysis: School Playgrounds

Green Space Concerns: Analysis

Statistics: Outdoor Space Allocation

Open/green space

Total (all types combined)

  • Lawn/Landscaping
  • Outdoor Play Areas

Before Changes 

43,509 sf

17,529 sf

25,980 sf

After Changes

33,252 sf

10,029 sf

23,343 sf

Percent Change

-23.6%

-42.8%

-10.2%

Total square footage of green/open space lost to the changes:

  • Amount that will replace landscaping
  • Amount that will replace play space

Amount of existing green play space that was under asphalt in 2011:

Indoor play space gained for bad-weather days (dedicated gym):

Total increase in dedicated play space for students from renovations:

10,257 sf

  7,500 sf (73%)

  2,757 sf (27%)

19,862 sf

3,395 sf

638 sf (2.5% gain)

School playground  before planting grass in 2012

Front Playground Only

Playground space

Total (all types combined)

  • Playground equipment
  • Hard-surfaced play area
  • Play field

Before Renovations 

0 sf

0 sf

0 sf

0 sf

After Renovations

~6,433 sf

2,620 sf

~800 sf

3,015 sf

Rear Playground Only

Playground space

  • Playground equipment
  • Hard-surfaced play area
  • Play field
    • Main field (E of walk)
    • Small field (W of walk)
    • By play equipment
    • TOTAL field

Before Renovations 

6,118 sf

2,638 sf

 

~8,100 sf

~3,300 sf

~5,820 sf

17,224 sf

After Renovations

6,720 sf

2,010 sf (normal shape)

 

8,200 sf (normal shape)

 

 

8,200 sf (regulation 8U soccer field)