The CPRP Connects All Majors to the Field

By Jeanette R. Aiello, CPRE | Posted on January 20, 2017

Regardless of your background, all park and recreation professionals can benefit from going through the Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) process.

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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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