Latest Updates

July 2015

New Certified Park and Recreation Executive (CPRE) Certification

The Certified Park and Recreation Executive (CPRE) establishes a national standard for managerial, administrative and executive parks and recreation professionals. This mastery-level credential focuses on the practical knowledge and current real-world skills necessary in today’s changing park and recreation environment.

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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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