ParkRx Toolkits

Park Prescription programs are as diverse as the areas that they serve. The following are toolkits and case studies that you can use to build your own program. 

Toolkit to create Park Prescription programs

This interactive toolkit provides step-by-step guidance to agencies that want to start their own programs in a variety of settings. There are resources, videos, reports, and surveys in the toolkit that are tailored for specific professions, including clinical staff, public health providers, community service providers, and parks staff. This toolkit was created by the Institute at the Golden Gate and Healthy Parks Healthy People: Bay Area with generous support from Kaiser Permanente.

Prescribing Parks for Better Health: Success Stories

This report highlights the ways five communities are created and implemented Park Prescription programs. These case studies provide examples of the best practices and challenges of the programs. This resource was created by the National Recreation and Park Association with support from the National Recreation Foundation. 

Park Prescriptions Profiles and Resources for Good Health from the Great Outdoors 

This report describes twelve programs created by medical, public health, and park communities aimed to increase physical activity to improve health. These profiles highlight current programs and demonstrate opportunities for growth in similar recreation programs. This resource was created by the Insititute at the Golden Gate and the American Recreation Coalition.