Small Community Park and Recreation
Master Planning Resource Guide

An affordable, complete step-by-step manual for preparing a master plan for a park and recreation agency serving a small community.


This education guide walks you through a proven planning process and outlines how to create a master plan for small communities (ususally a service are population of 25,000 or fewer). It is written primarily for agencies that do not have access to adequate funding to hire a professional planning firm. The guide has been compiled and authored by various parks and recreation professionals who are nationally recognized experts in traditional and innovative planning for universities and public agencies.

It includes a detailed written guide, sample documents, and a CD featuring all documents and templates. It also includes 2 hours of complimentary strategic consulting by phone or video conference from a GreenPlay Principal ($300 value). Go to for current Principals.


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To order by mail, please send a check, money order, or purchase order made out to GP RED. Send it to:

Attn: Jana West
1021 E. South Boulder Rd., Suite N
Louisville, CO 80027

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To order by phone,
call: 303.439.8369