As America’s senior population grows, park and recreation agencies need to consider new lifestyle and financial factors to best serve this demographic.
Please join NRPA in congratulating the many award winners recognized this year in Houston.
Local celebrities, Houston dignitaries and neighborhood kids gathered to celebrate the ribbon-cutting at Shady Lane Park, this year’s Parks Build Community project.
This year’s show floor was packed with hundreds of exhibitors offering products and services to support every area of park and recreation operations.
NRPA’s 2013 Congress sparked inspiration and advanced the field of parks and recreation.
Stay on top of the latest in parks and recreation with this listing of announcements from around the industry.
A Colorado agency explores ways to get families active on a low budget.
Is it time for us as a society to redefine the image of our senior citizens?
A message from NRPA's Leaders.
A black swan from New Orleans’ City Park makes a much-awaited recovery months after a vicious attack.
By identifying key local users of their parks and developing a targeted campaign toward them, staff at the Carol Stream Park District have developed an event that reaches far beyond the borders of their community.
Theresa Brungardt played a pivotal role in the development of recreation programs throughout Vermont.
Do you have what it takes to serve on NRPA’s Board of Directors?
Available to all who visit www.nrpa.org, Live Chat is designed to make your experience with NRPA effortless and informative.
The USTA’s park and recreation partnerships are critical to the future of the game.
Are you ready for the CPRP exam?
NRPA’s headquarters were recently recognized for green efforts and business practices through a local county competition.
NRPA is bringing the power of PRORAGIS to your area.
This year’s event maintains the same purpose as always, but with some logistical changes in response to member feedback.
A South Dakota park agency turns a town dump into a nature park.
Neutralizing the micromanager — the one you work for, or the one inside you.
Let us know your thoughts about what you read in Parks & Recreation.
When an independent contractor is involved in a dispute with a park patron, what responsibility does the hiring park agency bear?
Agencies can receive federal funding for providing nutritious meals to children.
A first-time Congress attendee shares networking lessons learned and applied in Houston.
Intentionally created public places can play a significant role in sustainable community development.
We may not be able to track how many great ideas started in Houston, but the following numbers help illustrate what happened during this year’s week of Congress.
A New York City industrial yard-turned-park uses canopies to provide a comfortable recreation haven for the community.
A new federal legislation opportunity would provide tax incentives for fitness.