Register now for the 2021 NRPA Annual Conference, September 21-23, offering both in-person and virtual options to meet any budget and travel preference! We are dedicated to the same high-quality educational programming NRPA is known for — because everyone deserves a great conference!
At NRPA, equity is at the center of all we do. As we strive for a future where everyone has fair and just access to quality parks and recreation, NRPA has released a suite of new resources centered on equity: an equity statement, a story map, and an Equity Action Plan.
U.S. adults want their local governments to invest in community infrastructure, such as parks, community centers, recreation facilities and senior centers. More than nine in 10 adults say it is important for local government to invest in this infrastructure, according to NRPA's Park Pulse.
How can we turn public appreciation of parks into focused action in support of the park and recreation field? In this premiere webinar, learn how you can leverage the force of public support to maximize the critical role parks and recreation plays in your community.
The 2021 NRPA Agency Performance Review is the most comprehensive resource of data and insights for park and recreation agencies in the United States. The report highlights 25 of the most critical park and recreation metrics collected from the NRPA Park Metrics database.
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.
NRPA periodically posts information about grants and fundraising opportunities available for park and recreation agencies, affiliated groups and nonprofits.