Park and Recreation Month 2020: We Are Parks and Recreation

July is right around the corner, and that means it's almost Park and Recreation Month!

Every day, in communities across the country, the people of parks and recreation are providing essential services and making their communities better places to live, work and play. Because of their critical work, NRPA wants to shift the narrative of parks and recreation — and we can't think of a better time to start this movement than Park and Recreation Month.

This July, we will begin to redefine the field of parks and recreation as an essential, vital necessity by sharing how park and recreation professionals are frontline staff, confronting our most pressing health, environmental and social challenges.

This year's theme is "We Are Parks and Recreation," and we want to highlight the diversity of park and recreation professionals and showcase their selfless work. It’s Park and Recreation Month, and there’s no better way to celebrate than by lifting up the people who make it happen all year long. You can join us in celebrating throughout the month by sharing your park and recreation story using the hashtag #WeAreParksAndRec.

The official Park and Recreation Month logo is available now! Check out the toolkit page below to download the logo - stay tuned, we will be releasing design files of the logo, the outreach toolkit and other resources soon.


Celebrating YOU this July

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We are no longer accepting nominations, but stay tuned as we will be notifying the 31 park and recreation professionals who have been selected in May. We will highlight these 31 people each day throughout the month of July on NRPA’s social media pages and on the cover of the July issue of Parks & Recreation magazine.

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2020 Park and Recreation Month Toolkit

2020 Park and Rec Month Toolkit

The official We Are Parks and Recreation logo is available now! Keep checking back as more materials will be released in the coming months, as well - like the outreach toolkit, calendar, poster and more!

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