This holiday season, treat yourself with professional growth. Become a Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) to keep your expertise current and demonstrate your commitment to the profession.
Understanding the makeup of this growing segment of the population is key to better meeting their needs.
Exercise programs specifically designed to reduce falls help older adults become more active and on the path to enjoying healthier, fuller lives.
Can National Park Service regulations restrict the areas open to expressive activity during the presidential inaugural parade in Washington, D.C.?
What's the key to staying mentally and physically "young" as we age?
Although the days are shorter and the air colder, don't stay inside all winter!
This month's poll takes a closer look at how much Americans planned to spend in 2016 on holiday gifts associated with outdoor activities.
A few minutes of your time is all that's needed to help us provide you with one of the industry's most sought-after research reports.
Senior Games is a great way to engage older adults physically, mentally and socially, while giving them a feeling of accomplishment.
There will be lots of changes coming out of our nation's capital and your participation will be more important than ever.
Through partnerships and collaborations, the Health & Wellness Coalition of Wichita is working to ensure the entire community lives a healthy lifestyle.
A fatal police shooting prompts dialogue between a community and its law enforcement.
Although we are seeing declines in the diversity of wildlife, there is much that can be done to reverse the trend.
Test your park and recreation knowledge and download the January 2017 Parks & Recreation crossword puzzle.
Hairstylist Joshua Eudy partners with City of Jacksonville (North Carolina) Parks and Recreation to brings Haircuts-Hugs-Hope to the community.
Can the game of golf be saved by adapting it and putting it in school P.E. classes and neighborhood parks?
Guard your sports program against insurance exposures and liabilities.
Find out what hot topics have been trending on NRPA Connect!
NRPA is looking for professional and citizen leaders who are passionate about parks, recreation and environmental conservation to help further the association's mission.
The July cover of Parks & Recreation magazine is back in your hands!
The jumping-off point to greater career advancement in parks and recreation.
It's much more than an award, and here's "why" your agency should apply...
Stephanie Gailes, Grants Administration Specialist, Parks and Neighborhoods Division, City of Memphis Parks and Recreation, Tennessee
Southwest Airlines employees, working alongside park agency professionals and community members are helping to install and restore crucial pollinator species habitat.
NRPA is dedicated to providing learning opportunities to advance the development of best practices and resources that make parks and recreation indispensable elements of American communities.