Park Champions: Uniting Communities and Increasing Diversity
By Oliver Spurgeon III | Posted on June 23, 2016
The city of Gaithersburg, MD took an innovative approach to participating in NRPA’s Park Champion initiative. A naturalization ceremony was incorporated into the Celebrate! Gaithersburg Festival.
How to Celebrate Park and Recreation Month at Your Agency
By Cathy Guerra | Posted on June 9, 2016
Park and Recreation Month helps park and rec agencies to share a unified message: the role of parks and recreation in health and wellness, conservation and social equity.
How to Help Children Receive Free Summer Meals
By Kellie May | Posted on June 8, 2016
With support from the Walmart Foundation, NRPA helped local park and rec agencies serve over 20 million meals to children in low-income communities.
How Americans Will Spend Their Time Outside This Summer
By Kevin Roth | Posted on June 6, 2016
NRPA asked 1,000 American adults about their favorite summertime outdoor activities. Virtually every answer they gave us are activities that happen at local public parks.