NRPA in partnership with The Trust for Public Land and the Urban Land Institute are leading a nationwide movement to ensure there’s a great park within a 10-Minute Walk of every person, in every neighborhood, in every city across America.
The Supervisors' Management School will provide you with the necessary tools to improve your ability to impact the day-to-day activities of your organization. Supervisors' Management School will be held November 4-8, 2018 in Wheeling, WV. Register today!
The Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) certification program provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date training on playground safety issues including hazard identification, equipment specifications, surfacing requirements and risk management methods. If you've been thinking about becoming a CPSI, check out our Online Prep Course, which will help prepare you for the CPSI certification exam.
Registration is now open for the 2018 NRPA Annual Conference in Indianapolis! Join us for energetic networking activities, inspirational education sessions and an inside look at the latest products for the field. Register now.
NRPA's Promoting Parks and Recreation's Role in Economic Development report explored the role that quality park amenities play in 21st century regional economic development. This report highlights the important supporting role parks and recreation serves in recruiting and retaining businesses and skilled workers. Read the report.
July 12 is National Summer Learning Day!
The 2018 NRPA Annual Conference, the biggest professional development event for the field, is coming to Indianapolis September 25-27. Save up to $240 if you register by August 1.
The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) periodically has competitive grants available for park and recreation agencies.
Every year we celebrate July as Park and Recreation Month. Join us as we share the great work of parks and recreation.
Ticks are an outdoor hazard with perhaps one of the highest yuck factors of any biting or stinging insect in nature.
How community activists, nonprofits, crowdfunding partners, and state and city park and recreation agencies are reinvigorating their city.
July 2018: Parents and millennials agree, merging tech and nature would increase children’s desire to go to their local parks.
There is a concern that park investments can lead to displacement of existing residents by attracting new, wealthier residents and increasing property values, a process called gentrification.
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