We love new neighborhoods! There are several requirements for those interested in having PWYS in their neighborhood.

First, there needs to be an on-the-ground partner, neighbor, school, nonprofit, or CDC that invites us to come to their community and does the following:

  • Identifies local, accessible, flat open space where sessions may be held
  • Secures a safe, dry place to store our equipment
  • Strategizes how to get children to come play.
    • Documented interest among children before coming.

Start-up costs for a new field are about $5,000 for 8 weeks or 40 sessions of play. This includes cost of equipment, equipment storage as well as the ongoing cost of coaches’ salaries. These costs can be covered through sponsorships, partners and players fees. Want to talk more? Email Us at learn@playwhereyoustay.org!