Anniston Parks and Recreation won the Alabama Recreation and Parks Association 2017 Innovative Program of the Year for their Commit to Health programs, and is excited for their shot at NRPA's Innovation in Health Award!
The White House released its FY19 budget request yesterday, kicking off debate for the next budget cycle.
February gives us two great reasons to recognize and promote inclusion through parks and recreation — Black History Month and North American Inclusion Month.
NRPA asks Congress to fund the CDC Arthritis Program at $16 million to continue its critical work to improve the quality of life for people with arthritis nationwide.
At a time when our park and recreation budgets continue to be placed next to last in city budgets, we must champion mayors and city leaders that invest in parks and recreation.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, yet it is largely preventable by taking certain steps.
Since 2014, over 300,000 children have gained access to healthier meals and snacks, additional opportunities to be physically active, evidence-based nutrition education and outdoor play through NRPA’s Commit to Health campaign.
Thank you to NRPA’s Board of Directors for assisting us in moving our legislative agenda forward.
To give visitors the best experience possible, planners have recognized the importance of implementing systems that guide visitors through parks, historic sites and urban centers in a straight-forward manner.
As young professionals it is important to consider both the advantages and disadvantages to moving positions, and when moving, know the “why?”
Mount Airy Parks and Rec invited the new chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Rep. Virginia Foxx, for Hero Day in the local Riverside Park.
Today Congress passed a temporary spending agreement to end the shutdown and fund the government through February 8.
A shift in how people are getting around cities could mean a change in the future of land use in urban areas.
Many older adults don’t realize they have a wealth of information and activities waiting to be discovered in their own hometown.
Nancy Desmond felt stuck in her career. Learn how the CPRP certification helped her change her career path for the better.
On June 3, 2017, East Goshen Township Parks and Recreation brought history to life for 3,500 residents and elected officials, including Congressman Ryan Costello, at the East-West Goshen Bicentennial Celebration.
Together, our park and recreation systems contribute expansively to a healthy economy, environment and society in at least 50 tangible ways.
In just two years, Lynly Grider, in collaboration with the Mustang Parks and Recreation Department, elected officials and community groups, designed, funded and built Brittany’s Play Adventure — Mustang’s first all-inclusive park.