NRPA Virtual provides more than 60 education sessions through 12 education tracks specifically tailored to parks and recreation. Education sessions cover a variety of topics including leadership and management, public relations, marketing, recreation programming, revenue/customer service and much more. Attendees also will have the opportunity to earn up to 1.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs).


Education Formats

  • NRPA General Sessions: Join NRPA leadership and special keynote speakers for attention-grabbing sessions sure to leave you inspired.
  • Simulive Education Sessions: These 60-minute sessions offer an opportunity to learn from experts in parks and recreation, conservation, health, landscape architecture and city planning.
  • On-Demand Speed Sessions: Quick and innovative 20-minute sessions.


Education Tracks

  • Advocacy
  • Aquatics
  • Career Development
  • Conservation
  • Employee/Volunteer Management
  • Health & Wellness
  • Leadership & Management
  • Planning, Design and Maintenance
  • Public Relations/Marketing
  • Recreation & Sports Programming
  • Revenue/Customer Service
  • Social Equity & Inclusion