There is plenty of outdoor "playspace" in Fairfield, from parks to trails and waterways. The new bikeway/walkway system serves as a connector between neighborhoods, schools, parks, and recreation areas. The city has 12 public parks and recreation areas consisting of more than 1,300 acres. In 2012, Fairfield was selected" as one of ten finalists" in the Blue Zones community, "small city category" primarily because of its "many walking trails and outdoor activities".
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