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.
Nearly every adult in the United States (93 percent) looks back fondly at a summertime activity or tradition they created in parks and recreation. In this month’s Park Pulse survey, learn about the activities that spark the best summer memories.
Join this premier webinar on August 12 to learn how the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is enforced, identify enforcement trends to better get ahead of the curve, and to discuss the resources parks and recreation agencies need to keep compliant.
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.