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December 2014

Research Papers

Browse cutting-edge research papers commissioned by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). The NRPA research papers present evidence on the important impact made by parks and recreation in local communities in America.

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March 2014

Love Your Certification

Love Your Certification More than 4,000 park and recreation professionals have either CPRP or CPRE after their names. And boy do they love their certification. Check out why: I love my certification because I believe it is our professional responsibility! Attorneys, public school teachers, physici

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July 2011

NRPA in the News: Video

NRPA often works with broadcast media on national stories that affect the park and recreation industry. The CBS Early Show ran a piece on pool closings that featured NRPA's Chief Executive Officer, Barbara Tulipane on Friday, July 15, 2011.

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