Kristine Stratton, president and CEO of NRPA, issued this statement on the verdict in the murder of George Floyd. The verdict is a step in the right direction for accountability, but it is just one step.
Gain an understanding of the ways climate-resilience and youth sports intersect - and how to balance these two seemingly competing priorities. Learn how to harness the power of athletic facilities and open play spaces to boost community sustainability efforts and connect residents to nature.
Six in seven adults in the United States look forward to outdoor activities this spring and summer. Learn more about the most sought after activities and the role parks and recreation plays in ensuring everyone can enjoy these activities in NRPA’s Park Pulse survey.
Park and recreation professionals work on the frontlines responding to substance use and mental health crises. NRPA has released a three-part suite of resources supporting these professionals as they address substance use, mental health crises and related issues in their communities.
Kristine Stratton, president and CEO of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) issued a statement regarding the recent incidents of racism in communities across the country.
In March 2020, NRPA began conducting weekly Parks Snapshot surveys to learn how park and recreation leaders from across the country are confronting the COVID-19 pandemic. We will continue to provide weekly data from the NRPA Parks Snapshot survey, as state and local guidance and ordinances regarding COVID-19 continue to change rapidly.
NRPA continues to monitor developments as well as federal, state and local responses to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). We are following the CDC employer response recommendations for our offices as well as NRPA-sponsored events. This webpage will contain the most up-to-date information on our response and resources as we have them available.
The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) periodically has competitive grants available for park and recreation agencies.