July 12 is National Summer Learning Day!
NRPA will work over the summer to encourage passage of the Senate version of the WRDA bill and ask the House and Senate to include green infrastructure in their final package.
East Orange Recreation and Cultural Affairs kicked off their summer meal program and second-annual Park Champion event with a bang and a bouncy house in Rowley Park.
As pools and open-water recreation areas kick into full swing this summer, access to water safety education is critical to prevent deaths due to drowning.
Over the last decade, U.S. park and recreation agencies have helped catapult the farm-to-fork and local food movements from niche efforts to mainstream industries.
Infrastructure Week 2018 brought together infrastructure advocates from across the political spectrum to discuss the need for the country to address our infrastructure needs.
The Afterschool Nutrition Programs connect children to the food they need while also drawing them into a safe afterschool environment where they can learn, socialize and be active.
Thanks to Congress for making local parks and recreation a priority.
The Pool Safely Campaign and the Pool Safely Grant Program offer funding and free resources to prevent drownings and drain entrapment in pools and spas.
Our Commit to Health campaign continues to expand well beyond programming related to nutrition and physical activity.
The White House released its FY19 budget request yesterday, kicking off debate for the next budget cycle.
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.
Thank you to NRPA’s Board of Directors for assisting us in moving our legislative agenda forward.
Mount Airy Parks and Rec invited the new chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, Rep. Virginia Foxx, for Hero Day in the local Riverside Park.
Today Congress passed a temporary spending agreement to end the shutdown and fund the government through February 8.
On June 3, 2017, East Goshen Township Parks and Recreation brought history to life for 3,500 residents and elected officials, including Congressman Ryan Costello, at the East-West Goshen Bicentennial Celebration.
In just two years, Lynly Grider, in collaboration with the Mustang Parks and Recreation Department, elected officials and community groups, designed, funded and built Brittany’s Play Adventure — Mustang’s first all-inclusive park.
NRPA is proud to welcome Kyle Simpson, Senior Government Affairs Manager, to our public policy team.