Hot Topics

October 1, 2016, Department, by NRPA

The NRPA Annual Conference isn’t the only place buzzing with hot topics in our field. NRPA Connect features more than 50,000 park and recreation professionals discussing the latest news. Below, take a peek of what is trending this month:

Filming in parks and facilities: Agencies are often approached by producers who wish to film in their parks and facilities. What policies do you have in place for fees charged? Does the price cover maintenance costs and clean-up fees? Read this discussion to see what members recommend.   

Maintenance standards for dog parks: Dog parks are always a popular topic on NRPA Connect and this discussion focuses on maintaining dedicated dog parks. Discussion items include pesticide application, sod replacement and more. 

State-of-the-art recreation centers: Looking for examples of state-of-the-art recreation centers? Login to read examples from fellow professionals and gain inspiration for your new recreation center. 

Urban forestry program: Looking for tips and insight on organizing a written urban forestry plan? You’ll find many great resources in this thread, including the National Arbor Day Foundation Guidelines on Municipal Tree Ordinance.  

Have questions about using Connect or getting started? Email Hayley Herzing or click here to join the conversation today!