Community gardens are a wonderful way to not only green up the neighborhood, but also to bring neighbors together.
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.
June 9 is Family Health & Fitness Day!
As one of the largest providers of meals during out-of-school times, park and recreation agencies are making significant impacts in their communities.
Out of a truly unlimited series of possibilities, consider trying one of these fun, inexpensive activities to get up and moving.
In this episode, we speak with Mr. Joe Trevino, a 93-year-old veteran, and Irma Yepez-Perez, a Senior Management Analyst at the City of Fresno PARCS department.
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.
Encourage older adults to reignite their nutrition routine by learning a new recipe, trying out new fruits and vegetables, taking a cooking class or food shopping in a new grocery store.
Since 2013, NRPA has been working through local parks and recreation to help people with arthritis manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life.
Since 1963, Older Americans Month (OAM) has been observed to recognize older Americans and their contributions to their communities.
On National Park Rx Day, Sunday, April 29, communities across the country will celebrate in local and national parks with events such as Walk with a Doc, Zumba in the Park and Tai Chi to recognize the impact parks have on our health, particularly in combating preventable disease.
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.
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.
NRPA's Awards Committee Chair shares insight on what she looks for in an award-winning application.
Our Commit to Health campaign continues to expand well beyond programming related to nutrition and physical activity.
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!
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 fund the CDC Arthritis Program at $16 million to continue its critical work to improve the quality of life for people with arthritis nationwide.