An important part of any job is keeping up with the latest news and trends in your field.  Want to stay informed with what’s going on in Parks and Recreation?  Then checkout all the great resources available to you!

SmartBrief – is a twice weekly snapshot of park and recreation news from around the country. To begin receiving this free email publication every Tuesday and Thursday, sign up here.

Open Space – the official blog of NRPA. With informative postings ranging from advocacy to funding and conservation to social equity, it’s the go-to blog for all things Parks and Recreation.  

NRPA Members stay ahead of the news with:

Parks & Recreation Magazine – is the monthly member magazine that informs, motivates, and inspires professionals, civic leaders and advocates to elevate the value of parks and recreation as a public service. View the latest edition of Parks and Recreation.

NRPA Express – is a monthly membership publication, which delivers the latest news and information about upcoming events, research projects, educational opportunities, grants, and initiatives about NRPA and the parks and recreation community. 

NRPA Top Five – is a weekly membership publication with timely news and notes you need to know. 

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News Stories

10.12.17Top Story

Parks and recreation industry working to adapt to climate change

10.12.17Around the Country

Ga. city honored by NRPA with Gold Medal of Excellence

10.12.17Around the Country

Controversy swirls around race for Minneapolis Park Board seats