Director Joe Turner and his team also have the privilege of removing wild boar from their parks—how many urban park systems can say they do that?
As park and rec professionals, we need to remind our constituents that our agencies offer the kind of services and assurances that can help turn back the clock to a time when the public trust was a bit stronger and children’s free time was spent outside with friends or the family dog, rather than constantly under their parents’ watchful eyes.
Summer camp is the ultimate adventure for a kid. It’s a place to discover new things, push comfort zones and experience the outdoors. Browse 9 ways to keep kids busy and happy while gaining a whole new appreciation for nature.
Gateway Park is a success story – a success story of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) State Assistance Program – one of over 40,000 LWCF State Assistance program successes across America.
Using inspiration from our members and social media followers, here are 10 ways to get OUTside this July that may be a bit different from the usual.
The playground is a place where “high-five” moments are made and remembered. Well these moments are coming soon to the Lincoln Heights Neighborhood Park as part of the Parks Build Community project.
“I knew I wanted to lead my own department in the future.” These were the exact words Cindi Wight, CPRE, MR wrote in a blog post in May 2013 about her intoxicating, incredible experience at Directors School.
A first-time NRPA Annual Conference presenter shares a little bit about her session on the importance of assimilation for your agency employees.