While the field of parks and recreation is often associated with fun and games, it should also be known for how it is advancing health and wellness.
Thanks to Congress for making local parks and recreation a priority.
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.
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.
Results of a new poll found that 68 percent of respondents were opposed to the raise in fees.
After an eventful December, Congress is heading home for the holidays with plenty of work left to be done in D.C. after the New Year.
Valleybrook Park received a huge revitalization, including new playgrounds, restrooms, a pavilion and more, thanks to a $477,000 federal CDBG Disaster Resilience grant.
The Department of Interior recently issued notice they will significantly raise daily entrance fees for 17 iconic national parks and has requested public comment.
Congress has passed the FY2018 budget framework, but spending levels for individual programs have not been finalized.
Why should we place a priority on serving older adults? Several reasons!
Thanks to great efforts on Capitol Hill and local advocacy efforts from out-of-school time (OST) providers like yourself all summer long, congress voted just last week to restore the funding for the 21st Century Community Learning Center program.
The Alliance for the Great Lakes worked with community members in Gary to create meaningful Green Infrastructure projects that matter to them.
Today’s episode covers three trending topics that have been in the news lately — Pokémon Go and augmented reality games in parks, recreation fees for public land use and cool streets.
The NRPA Great Urban Parks Campaign Community Engagement grant program offered us an opportunity to pilot a work study program to arm young people with the necessary knowledge and skills to address real issues in our community.
Last week, the House Appropriations Committee approved the Labor, Health and Human Services, Education Funding Bill for FY18, which includes $11 million for the CDC’s Arthritis Program.
Today the Senate released its healthcare repeal bill, the details of which are deeply troubling for park and recreation priorities.