Features

Innovative Community Celebrations in an Urban Green Space

Pittsburgh's Schenley Plaza is programmed to entertain the entire community.

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Trojan Park: Welcome to the Parks Build Community Family

The more than 2,000 residents of Wellston, Missouri, get to know their newest neighbor.

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Additional Articles

Advocacy Through Storytelling

Park Champions are making a difference, one event at a time...

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Aquatics Trends

Aquatic centers and municipal waterparks are among the fastest growing segments in the U.S. water leisure industry.

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Celebrating Community and People

Two communities: one celebrating renewal; the other diversity - both celebrating togetherness.

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Design, Place and Indigenous Ways: Working with Local Communities

What's required when creating adaptable, innovative, healthy communities, particularly those in which healing needs to occur.

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Fateful Dive into ‘Closed’ Park Pond

Is the landowner liable for injuries sustained by a recreational user who dove into waters of unknown depth?

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Give the Gift that Keeps On Giving!

The Premier Certification Package, just one of the many great benefits included with being a Premier Member.

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Hot Topics

Find out what hot topics have been trending on NRPA Connect!

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Letters

We want to hear your opinions - through social media posts, website comments, emails to staff or posts on NRPA Connect - about what you read in these pages.

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Member Spotlight: Patty Wieliczko

Patty Wieliczko, Graphics and Marketing Coordinator for the city of Thornton Park and Recreation in Thornton, Colorado.

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NRPA Hits the Red Carpet to Promote Recycling with ABC

The NRPA and Disney|ABC Imagine Green winning design puts in an appearance at the 68th Emmy Awards.

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NRPA Park Pulse

Each month, through a poll of Americans that is focused on park and recreation issues, NRPA Park Pulse will help to tell the park and recreation story.

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NRPA Research Year in Review

A look back at the resources and tools released by NRPA Research in 2016.

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Parks, Recreation and Resilience

Following a disaster, a community's ability to recover depends on its level of resilience. What does this mean and how can parks and recreation help to build this capacity?

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Passport to Fun!

Loudoun County (Virginia) Parks, Recreation and Community Services embarks on a year-long celebration for its 50th anniversary.

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Rural Park and Recreation Agencies Struggle to Find Funding

All children and families, wherever they live, deserve the benefits of parks and recreation.

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Saving Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park from Concert Damage

Sand capping the park’s most heavily used 3.5 acres has helped to maintain a healthy, damage-resistant green space that can accommodate an expanding event schedule.

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Setting the Table for a Successful Summer at South Burlington Recreation and Parks

South Burlington (Vermont) Recreation and Parks Department sees success in helping kids develop health eating habits using NRPA's Commit to Health program.

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Test Your Park and Recreation Knowledge

Are you ready for the CPRP exam?

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The Health Benefits of a Bicycle-Pedestrian Trail

Improved health is just one of the health benefits of the city of Carrollton, Georgia's bicycle-pedestrian GreenBelt trail.

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The NRPA Board of Directors Is Now Accepting Applications

If you'd like to help NRPA further its mission, consider applying to join the Board of Directors, today.

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Webinar Wonderland

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.

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