Get Out Ohio!

Author Debbie Juniewicz summarizes the state of outdoor play with references to a Kaiser Family Foundation study, the Centers for Disease Control, and Academy of Pediatrics. Her statistics provide an insight into the epidemic facing parents and children. Her article ends with numerous suggestions and resources for getting active - this is one problem we can solve.

  • Kids to Parks Day 2015 - May 16 - Children, families, teachers, cities, towns, and parks are gearing up for this year’s Kids to Parks Day (KTP), a nation-wide day of outdoor play organized by National Park Trust (NPT) in cooperation with a host of local and national collaborators. This year’s KTP Day will be held on Saturday May 16, 2015, the week before the official start of summer. NPT is encouraging children across the country to explore their neighborhood parks and discover science, history, nature and adventure right around the corner or just across town.

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