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!
The White House released its FY19 budget request yesterday, kicking off debate for the next budget cycle.
February gives us two great reasons to recognize and promote inclusion through parks and recreation — Black History Month and North American Inclusion Month.
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.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, yet it is largely preventable by taking certain steps.
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.
To give visitors the best experience possible, planners have recognized the importance of implementing systems that guide visitors through parks, historic sites and urban centers in a straight-forward manner.
A shift in how people are getting around cities could mean a change in the future of land use in urban areas.
Many older adults don’t realize they have a wealth of information and activities waiting to be discovered in their own hometown.
Together, our park and recreation systems contribute expansively to a healthy economy, environment and society in at least 50 tangible ways.
San Francisco is the first and only city in the nation where 100 percent of residents live within a 10-minute walk to a park.
Part tongue-in cheek musing and part fearless prognostication, here are NRPA’s Top Trends for 2018.
Reno is aiming to be a leader in outdoor recreation in order to attract new business and improve overall quality of life.
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.
For the first time since 1986 Congress has passed a significant tax reform bill (House Vote 224-201, Senate Vote 51-48) and is expected to be signed by President Trump. What does this all mean for park and recreation agencies?
There may be good reasons to alter the boundaries of certain national monuments, but the wholesale reductions announced for Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante are not reasonable modifications.
How a 9-year-old is saving pollinators with an app, a board game and endless enthusiasm.