July Winners

Congratulations to City of Port St. Lucie Parks and Recreation Department (Knocking Down the Barriers of Parkinson's) and the Jasper Parks and Recreation (Stepping into a Healthier, Happier Life). Read their stories to learn about how they are promoting healthy aging in park and recreation settings. 


How Do You Promote Healthy Aging in Parks? Monthly Contest

Park and recreation agencies play a crucial role in providing opportunities and support for older adults to not only improve and maintain their health, but connect and contribute to their communities. Your stories have highlighted how vital the field is for communities! Thank you to all who have sent in submissions! Cheers to your continued efforts to  promote and encourage happy, healthy, and active lifestyles among older adults. Please check back February 2020 for the next round of the Monthly Contest!



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Learn more about Healthy Aging in Parks. For more information please contact the Healthy Aging in Parks Team at Healthyaginginparks@nrpa.org.

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