Discover new ways of thinking about designing parks and recreation facilities as creative and dynamic public spaces that people want to visit again and again. Learn how the principles of placemaking are different from traditional park planning and how to use this process to create parks and recreation facilities that are popular destinations. Learn what tools to use in effectively engaging the community in the planning process and the pitfalls to avoid. Utilize the "power of 10" and the principles of triangulation to create or revitalize a park, town square, swimming pool or community center. Learn about visual case studies of qualities and features of great parks from around the world.