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, download the official logo below, and look for the toolkit, poster and other materials to be available soon)!

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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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Proclamation Tips

PRM Proclamation Photo

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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Park and Recreation Month Cover Contest


We accepted submissions for the 2019 Park and Recreation Month Cover Contest through March 30, 2019. Thank you for participating and stay tuned for the public vote on Facebook May 20-24.

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