Promoting Recreational Use of School Property After-Hours

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Wednesday, October 19, 2011

This webinar outlines the importance of community use of school property, discuss the concerns behind community use of school facilities and liability, give the legal basics on liability and address the key concepts of the model School Recreational Use Statute. Presented by the American Heart Association, the Public Health Law Center, and the University of Florida, College of Health and Human Performance.

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Webinar Slides [PDF]


  • Natasha Frost, Staff Attorney, Public Health Law Center
  • Carter Headrick, Director of State and Local Obesity Policy Initiatives, National Advocacy Department, Office of State Advocacy 
  • John O. Spengler, J.D, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Tourism, Recreation and Sport Management at the University of Florida


  • Debbie Hornor, Community Obesity Policy Manager, American Heart Association


For current information, visit our Shared Use of School Property page.