Features

02 22 Feature 30 Under 30 for 2022 410

30 Under 30 for 2022

Parks & Recreation magazine and NRPA’s Young Professional Network present the second annual program honoring 30 of the top young park and recreation professionals in the field.

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02 22 Feature The Perfect Moment 410

The Perfect Moment: The Academy, Allyship, Awareness and Advancement

The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration’s JEDI Committee aims to create allies and promote diversity.

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02 22 Feature Message Received 410

Message Received

Using tools and best practices to achieve effective verbal and nonverbal communication.

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Additional Articles

Carolyn McKnight Fredd 410

Leading the Field, Leading the Future

The field of parks and recreation is full of remarkable people who step up every day.

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Vi Paynich 410

True Leadership Means Lifting Up Everyone

When it comes to community leadership, parks and recreation sets a very high bar.

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02 22 We Are PR Remembering Dirk Richwine 410

Remembering Dirk Richwine: Park and Recreation Leader, Advocate and Mentor

On December 19, the field of parks and recreation lost one of its most dedicated and passionate leaders, mentors and advocates.

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02 22 We Are PR The Path to CAPRA Accreditation 410

The Path to CAPRA Accreditation

Milwaukee Recreation becomes nation’s first school district-run agency to receive CAPRA accreditation.

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02 22 We Are PR Lessons Learned from Settlement Regarding Accessible Playground Surfacing 410

Lessons Learned From Settlement Regarding Accessible Playground Surfacing

In June 2020, the Department of Justice entered into a settlement agreement with the Iowa City (Iowa) Community School District.

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02 22 We Are PR Earn Recognition With an NRPA Award 410

Earn Recognition With an NRPA Award

Now through March 25, 2022, NRPA is accepting applications for its 2022 Awards Program.

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02 22 We Are PR Member Benefit Five Tips for Using NRPA Connect 410

Member Benefit: Five Tips for Using NRPA Connect

Here are five tips to get the most out of using Connect.

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02 22 Research Recruiting and Retraining Young Adults 410

Recruiting and Retaining Young Adults to the Park and Recreation Workforce

As recently as October, employers reported having more than 11 million open positions.

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02 22 Park Pulse Gain Career Experience 410

Gain Career Experience With Parks and Recreation

Ninety-six percent of U.S. adults say that teenagers and young adults benefit from their first jobs or volunteer experiences.

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02 22 Advocacy One Leaders Commitment to Equitable Access of the Bay Area Shoreline 410

One Leader's Commitment to Equitable Access of the Bay Area

In all his advocacy work, Judge John Sutter sought to improve access to parks, trails and open spaces for all.

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02 22 Healht and Wellness Reshape Your Workplace 410

Reshape Your Workplace: Starting a Wellness Movement Through Affirmation, Voice and Choice

Starting a wellness movement at work not only supports the mental and physical health of staff, but also creates an opportunity to work together as a community.

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02 22 Equity Getting Girls and Women Into the Game 410

Getting Girls and Women Into the Game for a Lifetime of Success

Girls playing sports attain higher levels of education, are healthier mentally and physically, and even earn higher wages as adults, compared to non-athlete peers.

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02 22 Conservation Creating Partnerships for People and Wildlife 410

Creating Partnerships for People and Wildlife

Learn why park and wildlife agencies should collaborate.

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02 22 Law Review Youth Baseball Disability Discrimination Claim 410

Youth Baseball Disability Discrimination Claim

In the case of P.M. v. City of Winfield, the Plaintiff brought a lawsuit alleging a violation of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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02 22 Park Bench STEAM Education Gets the Green Light 410

STEAM Education Gets the Green Light

In Elk Grove, California, the Cosumnes Community Services District uses STEAM to engage young minds and instill a lifelong love of learning.

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