Urban areas generally have high deficits of green areas, recreational areas and public spaces. According to recommendations of the
World Health Organization (WHO ) cities must ensure at least 10 to 15 m2 of green area per inhabitant, evenly distributed in relation
to population density. In addition to the benefits of green spaces as elements mitigating environmental pollution and therefore agents
in improving the health of the population, public spaces in general represent meeting points and structuring axes of the cities that
allow the full affirmation citizenship and increasing the quality of life of the population.
Population growth and rapid and unplanned growth of the city has favored the growth of the deficit of adequate and sufficient for recreation and exercise of citizenship public spaces Lima's population. In this context, the Zonal Parks take on special importance, not only for its ability to offer green areas of great magnitude but by supply and demand massive public spaces for the development of family, sports and recreational activities accessible and adequate infrastructure, they offer to the population. The demand for these parks is backed by more than 9 million visitors each park receives each year.
In this line, the issues presented by the city of Lima is characterized by the following features: