World Urban Parks Legacy Award

World Urban Parks encourages and recognises significant contributions made by individuals to the urban parks, open space and recreation sector with these prestigious international award. The Legacy Award of World Urban Parks recognises past leaders who impacted parks and park management.

Purpose & Criteria

The aim of the Legacy Award is:

  • To recognize leaders or leading organisations that over a long period of time, have impacted parks and park management internationally and left a sustainable Legacy

Nominations and Eligibility

  • The allocation of this Award will alternate from an Individual to an Organisation
  • The Judging Panel will select which Leader (individual) or Organisation that maybe considered for the award


  • Judging is against the Award purpose. Judges will take into account the level of international impact of the contributions and the relative difficulty in achieving the contributions.
  • All decisions of the judging panel will be final with no correspondence entered into.