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Glossary of terms

MUGA

MUGA stands for Multi-Use Games Area. They're made from artificial grass and incorporate the different turf types and pitch markings needed to accommodate a number of sports, right there in one place. A MUGA can be designed for almost any sport.

LEAPS

LEAP stands for Landscape Ecological Assessment and Planning. The LEAP is an area of open space specifically designated and laid out with features including equipment for children who are beginning to go out and play independently close to where they live. 

LAPS

LAP stands for Local Areas for Play. The LAP is a small area of open space specifically designated and primarily laid our for very young children to play close to where they live.

NEAPS

NEAP stands for Neighbourhood Equipped Area for Play. The NEAP is an area of open space specifically designated, laid out, and equipped mainly for older children but with play opportunities for younger children as well.

Doorstep Play

A safe space for children to play that is near to their homes.

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