Agency Spotlight

Agency Spotlight: San Diego Park and Recreation, California

 The San Diego Park and Recreation Department has some major celebrations planned for milestone events this year, including the 100th birthday of one of its recreation centers. 

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Agency Spotlight: Syracuse Parks and Recreation, New York

The City of Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation and Youth Programs reflects the rich history and diversity of the city of Syracuse. 

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Agency Spotlight: Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation Department

The Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation Department is helping to position its home city as one of the 21st century’s metropolitan success stories. 

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Agency Spotlight: Austin Parks and Recreation, Texas

Parks & Recreation takes a closer look at Austin Parks and Recreation, located in the storied wild, weird, musical town of Austin, Texas.

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Agency Spotlight: Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation, Virginia

Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) has proven nimble and prescient in its park planning, construction and community outreach.

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Agency Spotlight: Rapid City Parks and Recreation, South Dakota

Rapid City Parks and Recreation has a lot to brag about, from its formidable history to biking amenities that are hard to beat.

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Agency Spotlight: Louisville Metro Parks & Recreation, Kentucky

Louisville Metro Parks & Recreation strives to provide its community with quality programming that responds to residents' needs and encourages healthy lifestyles.

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Leaps and Bounds

An enthusiastic new park and recreation agency in Colorado makes a name for itself.

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The Life Aquatic

 Prince George's County, Maryland's Department of Parks and Recreation uses exciting aquatic facilities and engaging programs to promote swimming competence and safety among its minority-majority population.

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Turning Lemons Into Lemonade

Woonsocket, Rhode Island's new recreation director pulled off several exciting programs with zero budget for programming.

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Aiken, South Carolina

The parks, recreation, and tourism department in this southern gem of a town provides its citizens with world-class performing arts as well as more traditional activities.

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Roswell, Georgia

An Atlanta suburb's park facilities once hosted international teams during the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games, and they continue to keep the Olympic gold dream alive for many local residents.

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