NRPA's Commit to Health campaign supports the implementation and evaluation of Healthy Eating, Physical Activity (HEPA) standards in park and recreation sites.
NRPA’s Vice President of Urban and Government Affairs Kevin O’Hara continues his series of dispatches from urban park and recreation agencies. Here, he details a visit to Austin, one of Texas’ best-loved cities.
In a recent NPR story on play, the author made the case that play is good for the developing brain. As a parent and former educator, I couldn’t agree more. I am often struck by the determent of unstructured play by parents, teachers and caregivers.
Mat Duerden, Ph.D., shares his story of attending NRPA's Annual Conference. Duerden shares his perspective of education sessions he’s been involved in from research all the way to leading a NRPA Live session!
Saint Paul Parks and Recreation provided NRPA and friends, a tour of the Recreation Center and highlighted the lunch that was being served through the USDA Summer Food Service Program.
Brand+Aid is the finest focused-topic conference I’ve attended in my career.