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.
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.
More than four in five U.S. adults say it is important for their local parks and recreation and schools to partner for increased access. In this park pulse, learn about the recreation opportunities provided through these partnerships and the groups that support them.
On September 9, join us for a premier webinar to learn more about the crucial role of community wellness hubs, the diversity of programs and services being offered, and the types of partnerships that can propel these models forward to create even greater impacts.
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.