Park and Recreation Month: Game On!

We know that parks and recreation isn't always all fun and games, but this July, we want to celebrate everything that makes our field fun, joyful and full of excitement! This year's theme for Park and Recreation Month is Game On!  So, start lacing up your fun shoes and get ready to get in the game this July. Be sure to sign up below to stay up-to-date on all the resources that we'll be providing and ensure that all your Park and Recreation Month activities are a success (for starters, check out the 2019 toolkit below)!

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2019 Toolkit

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This toolkit is where you can find the materials you need to celebrate Park and Recreation Month at your agency.

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Park Rec Two Step Challenge

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We want you to get in the game for Park and Recreation Month by participating in the #ParkRecTwoStepChallenge. Get involved by heading out to your nearest park or recreation center and submitting a video of your best moves!

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Park and Recreation Month Open House Day

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Park and Recreation Month Open House Day is Saturday, July 20! Let your community know with the official fliers!

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Proclamation Tips

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Proclaiming July as Park and Recreation Month is an opportunity for your community and local leadership to acknowledge the importance of parks and recreation and the benefits they provide to the people of you serve.

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Game On for Park and Recreation Month with SaulPaul — Episode 043

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On this episode of Open Space Radio, we’re kicking off Park and Recreation Month with a conversation with SaulPaul, a musician with a message.

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Park and Recreation Month Swag

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This year, Fun Express is offering special discounts on Game On T-shirts, water bottles, flying discs and boomerangs to all NRPA members. You read that right — this member benefit is now available to ALL members!

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Park and Recreation Month Cover Contest

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Congratulations to Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department for their winning photo submission that will grace the cover of the July issue of Parks & Recreation magazine!

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News Stories

7.16.19Top Story

Boston, Las Vegas name new recreation and park chiefs

7.16.19Around the Country

Central Park's Belvedere Castle reopens

7.16.19Around the Country

Almost 200 geese culled by USDA at park in Ala. city