Applications for the Class of 2018 will be available on January 22, 2018.
Criteria for Nomination
To be selected, nominees must meet the following criteria:
- Nominee must have made an extraordinary and lasting contribution to the advancement of the park and recreation movement
- Nominee's contributions must have been consistent with the mission of the National Recreation and Park Association, the American Academy of Park and Recreation Administration and predecessor organizations
- Selection to the Hall of Fame is a posthumous honor. No nominee shall be considered until at least five years after their death
Special commemorative plaques are on display at the Ahrens Institute, National Recreation and Park Association headquarters in Ashburn, Virginia.
Please contact the Awards Team with any questions.