This toolkit is where you can find the materials you need to celebrate Park and Recreation Month at your agency.
This July, show your community members all the fun, games and excitement that your park and recreation agency offers. With everything from summer camps to sports leagues to special events, Park and Recreation Month is the perfect time to highlight all of the various opportunities that are available at your agency for people of all ages and abilities. Show your community that it’s “Game On” at their local parks and recreation!
The Park and Recreation month Outreach Toolkit provides all the tools you need to promote Park and Recreation Month in your community. The full toolkit contains a fact sheet, key messages, template media advisory, template press release, sample social media materials, template editorial story and tips on media outreach. We've also provided the template materials separately if you are only looking for one or two pieces.
Download Full Outreach Toolkit - PDF
Download Full Outreach Toolkit - Word Doc
Official 2019 Park and Recreation Month Poster
Use the poster in a number of ways to engage your community in your Park and Recreation Month activities. A few ideas:
- Print out the poster and have your community take pictures with it
- Hang it up at your Park and Recreation Month event locations
- Hang it up in all of your facilities
- Give it to your mayor or town council to hang in their offices
- Hang it ALL OVER YOUR COMMUNITY!
As always, we love to see how you use the poster and other materials, so take lots of pictures and videos, and share them with us on social media using #GameOnJuly. A hard copy of the poster will be available in the May 2019 print issue of Parks & Recreation magazine.
Download 8x11 poster
Download 8x11 poster with bleeds
Download 20x15 poster
Download 20x15 poster with bleeds
Park and Recreation Month Logo
Use this image on any of your materials throughout July 2019 to show your support and participation. You can also use this as your profile photo or “avatar” on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram leading up to and during July 2019. Encourage your fans and followers to do the same!
Download a large version of the logo.
Web banner 650x80
Web banner 300x250
Use this customizable calendar to promote all of your Park and Recreation Month activities taking place in July. Add your information, print out and post/distribute within your community.
We've made customization easy for you – download a fillable PDF (24x36 or 8.5x11 inches).
Park and Recreation Month Proclamation
Have your local government officially declare July 2019 as Park and Recreation Month!
Park and Recreation Month Proclamation - Template
If you receive an official Proclamation, let us know!
Social Media Tools
The official hashtag for this year’s Park and Recreation Month is #GameOnJuly Use it to let us know how you'll be celebrating and playing this July. Follow us to stay up to date on the latest about Park and Recreation Month and get tips, ideas and more!
Click here to open image in new tab. Right-click and save.
Connect with NRPA on Facebook for updates on Park and Recreation Month! Like us and post on our page to let us know what you’ll be doing this July! Don't forget to link to us in your posts about Park and Recreation Month.
Follow us on Twitter, @NRPA_News, for fun facts, updates and shout-outs! Tweet out what you’re doing this July and don’t forget to retweet us! We’ll be giving shout outs leading up to and throughout July! Use hashtag #GameOnJuly
Connect with NRPA on Instagram and be sure to tag any Park and Recreation Month photos with #GameOnJuly so we can also connect with you and see all of the great things you're doing in July!
Pin with us on Pinterest and follow our boards. Use hashtag #GameOnJuly