In this month’s poll, we asked Americans about their favorite holiday events sponsored by parks and recreation.
It is that time of the year when the simple act of setting aside 15–30 minutes of your time can have a positive impact on our industry.
A look back at the past year's Park Pulse findings.
In this month’s Park Pulse poll, we ask Americans where they’d turn to when advised to be more physically active by a doctor or other healthcare provider.
This month's Park Pulse poll takes a closer look at the various nontraditional services Americans would like to see offered by their recreation centers.
The latest edition of this report paints a robust picture of the role parks and recreation plays in our communities and highlights the most important priorities Americans place on their local agencies.
Having a better understanding of what drives public officials’ budget priorities can help arm park and recreation professionals with the tools needed to get greater and more stable funding.
As rewarding as the work is, park and recreation agencies must offer competitive compensation to attract and retain the best people.
There are a number of resources available to the park and recreation professional when it comes to planning a new facility or assessing a community’s recreation needs.
NRPA is releasing a new research report that takes a look at how park and recreation agencies throughout our nation are serving this growing and increasingly important population.
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.
More than four in five Americans agree that local government should set aside land to preserve the natural landscape.
Each month, through a poll of Americans that is focused on park and recreation issues, NRPA Park Pulse will help to tell the park and recreation story.
A look back at the resources and tools released by NRPA Research in 2016.
Using data as a key element in strategic and day-to-day operational decision-making.
NRPA's new Facility Market Reports offer you more detailed insights about the constituents you serve.
Most Americans, spanning across virtually every demographic group including age, income and political affiliation, share a deep love of public parks.