Kids play on the new LEGO mini-pitch in Albuquerque, NM
Let soccer do what soccer does.

Together, we can give millions of kids from underserved communities safe places to grow, thrive and build confidence for life.

Target Partnership

With Target’s help, we set out to install 100 mini-pitches nationwide over the course of three years.


Initiative Impact

Throughout the three-year partnership, we made significant strides to improve access to the game.

  • 100mini-pitches created that strengthen communities
  • 98%of community members say their community feels safer

1 million kids. 1,000 places to play. We're making soccer everyone's game.

Art & Soccer

What happens when you empower local artists to customize artwork on and around mini-pitches?

Play to find out
Boys and girls playing soccer on a red and white soccer mini-pitch
  • “What we love about Safe Places to Play is how the program brings families and communities together across cultures and all areas of the country.”

    Rick Gomez


  • “Soccer has exploded in our community, and we are so excited for the kids in this area who get to practice on these beautiful mini-pitches.”

    Maria I. Nardi

    Miami-Dade Parks

  • “Dallas Park and Recreation is honored to be a part of a nationwide initiative that is positive affirmation in the lives of Dallas youth. Mini-pitches like the ones that have come to Dallas ensure that Dallas Park and Recreation makes getting outdoors and keeping active accessible and safe for residents and park visitors.”

    Oscar Carmona

    Dallas Park and Recreation Department

Before & After

  • Black and white site before creation of a mini-pitchRed and blue Target mini-pitch

Find a Mini-Pitch

Use our interactive map to locate a mini-pitch near you.

Initiative Partner

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