Grant Opportunity to Fund Community Coalitions Preventing Substance Use Among Youth
By Cassie Pais and Kate Clabaugh | Posted on February 28, 2018
Our Commit to Health campaign continues to expand well beyond programming related to nutrition and physical activity.
Do You Have What It Takes for the Innovation in Conservation Award? (Hint: You Just Might!)
By Lori Robertson | Posted on February 27, 2018
No matter if your agency serves a town of 500 or 500,000 — we want to hear from you.
Parks and Recreation in a Digital World — Episode 017
By Cort Jones | Posted on February 26, 2018
In this episode, we're taking a look at public interest and attitudes toward digital solutions for park and recreation services.
Thinking of Becoming a CPRP? Here Are Some Tips!
By Adam Sollace, CPRP | Posted on February 23, 2018
Passing the CPRP exam is no easy feat, but these five tips will help you prepare with confidence.
What Innovation in Health Looks Like
By Robin Brothers | Posted on February 16, 2018
Anniston Parks and Recreation won the Alabama Recreation and Parks Association 2017 Innovative Program of the Year for their Commit to Health programs, and is excited for their shot at NRPA's Innovation in Health Award!
FY19 Presidential Budget Request: Deep Cuts to Park and Rec Priorities
By NRPA Public Policy Team | Posted on February 13, 2018
The White House released its FY19 budget request yesterday, kicking off debate for the next budget cycle.
Celebrate Inclusion this February
By Maureen Acquino | Posted on February 12, 2018
February gives us two great reasons to recognize and promote inclusion through parks and recreation — Black History Month and North American Inclusion Month.
NRPA Asks Congress to Invest in Arthritis
By NRPA Public Policy Team | Posted on February 7, 2018
NRPA asks Congress to fund the CDC Arthritis Program at $16 million to continue its critical work to improve the quality of life for people with arthritis nationwide.
10-Minute Walk: Opportunities
By Rachel Banner, MPH | Posted on February 6, 2018
At a time when our park and recreation budgets continue to be placed next to last in city budgets, we must champion mayors and city leaders that invest in parks and recreation.
How to Improve Your Cardiovascular Health and #MoveWithHeart — Episode 016
By Cort Jones | Posted on February 5, 2018
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, yet it is largely preventable by taking certain steps.
Make 2018 the Year of Healthy Out-of-School Time!
By Allison Colman | Posted on February 1, 2018
Since 2014, over 300,000 children have gained access to healthier meals and snacks, additional opportunities to be physically active, evidence-based nutrition education and outdoor play through NRPA’s Commit to Health campaign.