NRPA's Commit to Health campaign supports the implementation of Healthy Eating Physical Activity (HEPA) standards at local park and recreation sites.
NRPA collaborated with The Walt Disney Company, including Disney Citizenship, Disney | ABC Television Group and ESPN, to expand the Parks Build Community initiative by providing 16 communities with resources to improve local parks through projects that connect kids to nature, help kids and families live healthier, and increase kids’ access to sports.
NRPA supports park improvements to ensure that people have inviting places to gather and enjoy the outdoors. These projects also increase opportunities for physical activity and active play, particularly in underserved communities.
NRPA’s Great Urban Parks Campaign aims to improve environmental and social outcomes in underserved communities through green infrastructure projects in local parks.
Wildlife Explorers is NRPA’s turn-key initiative that connects youth to nature by utilizing local park and recreation spaces to encourage nature discovery.
Park Prescriptions are programs designed in collaboration with healthcare providers and community partners that utilize parks, trails, and open space for the purpose of improving individual and community health.
NRPA's campaign to implement environmental and policy strategies that create safe and equitable access to parks for all people.
The National Recreation and Park Association is proud to partner with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to expand the delivery and dissemination of the Walk with Ease (WWE) and Active Living Every Day (ALED) interventions in local park and recreation agencies