Photo submissions for the cover contest are now closed! The finalists have been notified and their photos were put to a public vote via NRPA's Facebook page on May 20.

Congratulations to Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation Department! With a total of 1,136 “likes” their photo is the winner of the 2019 Park and Recreation Month Cover Contest. We can't wait to see it on the cover of Parks & Recreation magazine in July!

Thanks for everyone who participated! See you next year!


  • March 30, 2019: photo submissions due 
  • May 3, 2019: finalists selected and notified
  • May 20, 2019: finalists put to public vote on Facebook
  • May 24, 2019: finalist with the most “likes” by 3 p.m. ET wins!

Questions can be sent to NRPA Communications Manager Cort Jones.


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