This July, show your community members the importance of play and how much they can discover at their local parks and rec. Tell your community to Get Your Play On!
In today's workplace, there are some additional qualities that are becoming important to being a successful leader.
Learning from the Special Olympics and Hooters restaurant relationship.
NRPA is dedicated to providing learning opportunities to advance the development of best practices and resources that make parks and recreation indispensable elements of American communities.
How an LED sign is aiding the fight against aquatic invasive species...
Mobile Technology is a great way to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
Designing trails using automatic counters in Sioux Falls.
Lightning protection is critical for park and recreation directors in Florida.
There are a number of ways technology can be used to engage users with nature.
Join us to celebrate on Saturday, June 10.
Jay Tryon, director of parks and recreation, Town of Indian Trail (North Carolina).
NRPA members can post their internships and seasonal positions on the NRPA Career Center for FREE.
Find out what hot topics have been trending on NRPA Connect!
Influential leadership is about crafting a work culture that allows employees to thrive.
This year's NRPA Annual Conference in New Orleans will feature more leadership- and management-themed sessions.
Metro Parks Tacoma holds a hackathon to identify new ways technology could improve engagement with parks and recreation.
The Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History is giving Robert Kennicott a revival of sorts.
Still the killer app to beat for park and recreation agencies.
Bentonville Parks and Recreation provides community with a unique amenity.
Port Washington, Wisconsin's innovative approach to meeting the city's recycling bin needs.
By using data and focusing on five key areas, the maintenance programs for grass fields can allow them to support high use.
This month's Park Pulse poll takes a closer look at how important it is to Americans that local government agencies support environmental initiatives.
Check out the 2017 NRPA Agency Performance Review and accompanying interactive tools that allow you to drill down into the most comprehensive source of park and rec data.
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine's report, titled Communities in Action: Pathways to Health Equity, outlines strategies to advance health equity across the country
Join us in celebrating Older Americans Month, and make the commitment to empower older adults through evidence-based programming for improved health and quality of life.
Some steps to help ensure every child has the chance to connect with nature
Navigating the park and recreation career ladder
Closing the gap between research and practice may require a bit of refocusing.
NRPA has the tools to help you nurture future as well as current leaders in your organization.
What the best thing parents should say to their kids when the kids come off the sports field?
In light of ongoing calls for increased federal spending on infrastructure projects, parks and recreation should be familiar with the regulations and administrative process associated with Section 4(f).
Step up for the future of parks and recreation by joining the Park Champion initiative.
Test your park and recreation knowledge and download NRPA's monthly crossword puzzle!