Commit to Health

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NRPA's Commit to Health campaign supports the implementation of Healthy Eating Physical Activity (HEPA) standards at local park and recreation sites.

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Healthy Aging in Parks

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Healthy Aging in Parks is NRPA’s campaign to improve and maintain the health and wellbeing of older adults by increasing opportunities for physical activity through parks and recreation.

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10-Minute Walk

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The 10-Minute Walk Campaign aims to increase park access, quality, and funding within a 10-minute walk of home.

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Diabetes Awareness Month

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November is National Diabetes Month, a time to raise awareness about diabetes, its impact on millions of Americans and how it can be prevented through a structured lifestyle change program that promotes weight loss, healthy eating, and increased physical activity.

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Water Management and Conservation

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NRPA is elevating the role of parks in water conservation projects across the country. To build the capacity of park agencies to create water stewards, our initiatives promote meaningful, early and prolonged community engagement. Join us to make healthy waterways reality in every community across the nation.

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Climate Resilient Parks

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Parks are key community stakeholders when it comes to addressing the effects of climate change. From protecting water resources via green infrastructure practices, to reducing urban heat island effect through city wide forest restoration - parks play a critical role in building climate resilient communities.

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Heart Your Park

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Heart Your Park Day of Service is NRPA’s corporate volunteering program that supports companies making a difference in parks and green spaces by providing hands on service projects in their local communities.

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Parks for Inclusion

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NRPA is dedicated to ensuring that all people have access to the benefits of local parks and recreation. To achieve this, NRPA has made a formal commitment to the Partnership for Inclusive Health’s Commit to Inclusion initiative. We’re calling our three-year pledge Parks for Inclusion.

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Meet Me at the Park

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Meet Me at the Park is a collaboration between NRPA and The Walt Disney Company to bring the magic of parks and recreation to children and families with new opportunities for play and physical activity in local parks across the United States.

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Parks for Pollinators

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NRPA is working with park agencies to engage communities in saving pollinator species nationwide. NRPA is better connecting our members and our network of parks to pollinator resources.

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Wildlife Explorers

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Wildlife Explorers is NRPA’s turn-key initiative that connects youth to nature by utilizing local park and recreation spaces to encourage nature discovery.

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Park Improvements

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NRPA supports park improvements to ensure that people have inviting places to gather and enjoy the outdoors. These projects also increase opportunities for physical activity and active play, particularly in underserved communities.

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