NRPA and ESPN have teamed up and created the Access to Sports program. This program awarded grants to local park and recreation departments to improve and expand their youth sports programs, especially in under-served communities. Access to Sports aims to provide support to improve access to sports programs in fun, familiar and cost-effective ways.
The Access to Sports
program grants were awarded to:
- City of Los Angeles, CA
- City of Hartford Recreation Division, CT
- City of Coral Gables Parks and Recreation Division, FL
- City of New York Parks and Recreation, NY
- Mecklenburg County Parks and Recreation Department, NC
- Chicago Park District, IL
- Austin Parks and Recreation, TX
For more information about Access to Sports read NRPA's press release or contact Colleen Pittard.