The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) publishes two journals for the field of Parks and Recreation.

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  • Schole - a semi-annual publication that aims to disseminate knowledge related to park and recreation courses, curricula, and teaching.

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March 31, 2017: NRPA and Sagamore Publishing Resolve Dispute (Press Release)

Both the Journal of Leisure Research and Schole are transitioning to their new publisher Taylor & Francis, who will be announcing details about 2018 subscription fees in the near future.  Thank you for your patience. If you have questions, please contact Kevin Roth at

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