Shared Use Reports

Shared Use: Reports, Evaluations, and Toolkits
Toolkit, Research
Shared Use for Washington State: A toolkit to guide community partners in forming successful agreements

This toolkit is designed to assist community partners in Washington state enter into successful joint use agreements.

Toolkit, Model Policy, Case Study
Playing Smart

This toolkit shares what lessons learnedfrom successful joint use agreements, offeringguidelines and templates for othercommunities looking to expand their accessto school recreational facilities. 

Report, Case Study
Joint Use School Partnerships in California

This resource provides detailed information about joint use, lessons learned from case studies, and recommendations for establishing joint use.

Fact Sheet, Report, Model Policy
Fifty-State Scan of Laws Addressing Community Use of Schools

This report summarizes laws addressing joint use from each state.

Best Practices Tool Kit for Shared Use Agreements in Mississippi

This toolkit is a guide for schools and communities interested in establishing a shared use agreement, with checklists, model agreements, and suggested partners and funding opportunities.

Report, Case Study
Unlocking the Playground:

This report summarizes discussion from the convening series "Unlocking the Playground: Achieving Equity in Physical activity Spaces" in four locations in CA in 2009.

Partnerships for Joint Use:

Using California as a “meta case,” this research report establishes an empirical understanding of the full range of joint use and how specific strategies fit into a larger picture of more efficiently and appropriately utilizing public school spaces for educational and community purposes.

Toolkit, Model Policy
Shaping NJ

This document provides an overview of joint use agreements with steps and model policies to facilitate implementation.

Toolkit, Model Policy, Case Study
Opening School Grounds to the Community After Hours

This toolkit shares what lessons learned from successful joint use agreements, offering guidelines and templates for other communities seeking to increase their own access to school recreational facilities.

Sharing School Facilities

This resource documents findings from a survey of school principals in Kentucky about shared use of school facilities with community agencies during non-school hours. The survey was intended to gather baseline data about shared use in Kentucky as well as challenges, opportunities, and best practices for establishing shared use.