Parks and Rec: Still Fighting for Funding

By Kevin Roth | Posted on January 19, 2017

Research shows that Americans have a strong, unwavering support for park and recreation funding. Yet, most park and recreation agencies have to fight for every dollar and dime they receive.

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NRPA’s Top 5 Predictions for Parks and Recreation in 2017

By Richard J. Dolesh | Posted on January 13, 2017

We pulled out the old crystal ball and made the following predictions of what is likely to occur in the world of parks and recreation in 2017.

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There’s Another Way to Achieve an Active Lifestyle

By Lesha Spencer-Brown | Posted on January 12, 2017

Many people who make resolutions to become and stay physically active. There's an alternative to the gym lifestyle, though.

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Our New Congress and What it Means for Parks and Rec

By NRPA Public Policy Team | Posted on January 6, 2017

The 115th session of Congress kicked into high gear this week in Washington, and the wheels of government are starting to turn again. Here's what it means for us.

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7 Tips for an Awesome Award Application

By Jennifer Stromberg | Posted on January 4, 2017

Awards season has arrived at NRPA! This year, NRPA is offering 11 National Awards and seven Gold Medal Awards. Here are some tips for a stellar submission.

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Take Your New Year’s Resolutions to Your Parks and Rec!

By Allison Colman | Posted on December 29, 2016

The end of the year is a great time to make a plan and work towards a healthier and happier 2017 and perhaps this year you’ll consider something new! Why not think about setting resolutions that you can achieve in your local parks and rec?

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