Arthritis Interventions

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NRPA is proud to partner with the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to implement the Walk with Ease (WWE) program. 

The following are the 2015 Walk With Ease grantees:

  • Tuskegee Parks & Recreation,Tuskegee, AL
  • City of Buckeye Community Services Department, Buckeye, AZ
  • City of Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
  • Park District of Forest Park, Forest Park, IL
  • Lafayette Recreation and Parks Department, Lafayette, LA
  • City of Greenbelt, Greenbelt, MD
  • City of Mustang, Mustang, OK
  • Spearfish Rec & Aquatics Center,Spearfish, SD
  • City of Dallas, Dallas, TX
  • Milwaukee County Department of Parks, Recreation & Culture, WI

The Arthritis Foundation has created a user friendly WWE mobile app for iPhone, iPad and Andriod that can:

  • Track your progress
  • Make contract and set goals
  • Links to Fitbit

Download the mobile app at at

NRPA developed the Ingredients For Success resource that highlights key successes, challenges, and lessons learned from past grantees as a resource and to encourage replication of the programs in other local park and recreation agencies. 

For questions please contact Colleen Pittard.