29: Number of Times Americans Visit Their Local Parks Annually

By Daniel Espada | Posted on December 8, 2016

Among the top-level findings in the engagement survey is the fact that Americans visit their local parks and recreation facilities an average of 29 times per year.

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What You Had to Say About the 2016 NRPA Annual Conference

By Melissa May | Posted on December 2, 2016

Year after year, we here at NRPA continue to learn, grow and improve using the feedback we receive from our Annual Conference Attendee Survey. This year is no different. Here is what you said.

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Bringing Nature to Kids in Urban Environments

By Robert Carmona | Posted on December 1, 2016

This summer my staff and I were lucky enough to pilot NRPA’s Wildlife Explorers program at a few of our sites in Miami Dade County.

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Who Participates in Summer Park and Rec Programs?

By Melissa May | Posted on November 30, 2016

The NRPA Research Team released the results of the Americans’ Engagement with Parks survey in October at this year’s NRPA Annual Conference in St. Louis.

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Overtime Rule Delayed Indefinitely

By Oliver Spurgeon III | Posted on November 29, 2016

A federal judge in Texas issued a temporary injunction against the Obama administration’s looming overtime rule. In short, this means that employers across the country will no longer be responsible for complying with the overtime rule.

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5 Tips for a Healthier Holiday Season

By Allison Colman | Posted on November 18, 2016

You may be thinking, “How can I make this holiday season a little bit healthier?” Don’t worry, NRPA has got you covered. Check out these five tips.

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