Can You Walk to Your Park?

By Allison Colman | Posted on April 30, 2015

Parks have the ability to bring together communities to experience a plethora of health and wellness activities! How are your community members getting to your parks?

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This Young Professional Gets Real about the NRPA Annual Conference

By Editor | Posted on April 28, 2015

Being a first-time attendee and a young professional at the NRPA Annual Conference could be a scary thing. This video interview gives you insight into what to expect.

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Earth Day, Every Day

By Morgan Rothermel | Posted on April 22, 2015

Earth Day is the day dedicated to creating awareness for a healthier and more sustainable environment. So just how do park and recreation agencies participate in Earth Day every day?

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50 Reasons to Attend the 2015 NRPA Annual Conference

By Matt Brubaker | Posted on April 21, 2015

The NRPA Annual Conference features hundreds of education sessions that covers topics including leadership and management, recreation programming, and much more.

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5 Ways You Can Get Involved This Earth Week

By Morgan Rothermel | Posted on April 20, 2015

Parks play a huge role, every week to protect natural resources and encourage conservation practices. Learn five ways you can get involved during Earth Week.

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You’ve Got NRPA Membership Now What?

By Editor | Posted on April 19, 2015

The NRPA Young Professional Network (YPN) members have been in your shoes and put together a really helpful video that will help you get your membership and career started on the right foot.

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5 Tips for Recruiting Your Next Park and Recreation Employee

By Martin Dease | Posted on April 16, 2015

Finding the right person to fit in with the culture at your organization is critical. Use these 5 tips to attract the right people.

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NC2NV: Hitting the Road

By Editor | Posted on April 9, 2015

The Young Professional Network has organized a virtual “road trip” out West, making “stops” at COAPRT accredited schools.

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Three Ways You Can Advocate for Summer Nutrition

By Jamie Nash, Kellie May | Posted on April 8, 2015

Providing a nutritious meal to hungry kids is an important way to ensure that they are able to reach their full potential both in and out of school.

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My Story: What Being an NRPA Scholar Did for Me

By Rebecca Lackey | Posted on April 7, 2015

NRPA Student Member Rebecca Lackey shares her experience after receiving an NRPA Student Scholarship in 2014. Hint: Things are looking good for the future!

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