Features

GIS Resource Guide

Check out these national GIS data resources relevant to park planning and public land use.

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Here to Stay

Technology trends shaping the field of parks and recreation (and the ones that won't).

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Anatomy of a New Aquatic Facility

Zip lines and surfing features appear at public pools.

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Additional Articles

Mobile Revolution

Is your agency keeping up with the smartphone and tablet world? It should.

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Model of Efficiency

Naperville's maintenance cost modeling system.

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Help Select the 2013 Congress Speed Sessions

We've gotten a number of great submissions for Speed Sessions at this year's Congress, and we need your help to decide who gets to present.

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Save Your Agency Time and Money with Member-Exclusive Discounts

NRPA members can take advantage of a number of opportunities to save with member-exclusive discounts.

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Professional Development Planner

Upcoming educational opportunities to take your knowledge to the next level.

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Sign and Wayfinding Project Connects the Louisville Community with Its Public Trails

Louisville Metro Parks is developing an innovative trail system that will connect parks and neighborhood to attractions throughout the city.

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A Wide Open Field for Conservation

Think comprehensively about sustainability programs.

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Work Smarter, Not Just Harder

Editor Phil Hayward discusses technologies trending in parks and recreation.

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Car-Free, Carefree Streets

Ciclovia events open streets to pedestrians and cyclists.

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Board Governance: Thriving, Not Just Surviving

Steve Thompson, NRPA's Chair of the Board of Directors, shares new developments in internal governance on the board.

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Make Your Voice Heard in Washington

How to advocate at the NRPA Legislative Forum or from your hometown

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Park Arrest for Flamboyant Ballet Exercise

When a cross-dressing dancer with a whirling cane alarmed other patrons of an Oklahoma City park, city police officers arrested him in the interest of public safety. Did the officers have probable cause for his arrest?

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Self-Supervision, Planning, and Evaluation

Seven essential tips to help young managers enhance performance.

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Not Your Grandma’s Water Aerobics

Deep-water running offers a non-impact cardiovascular workout for injured athletes, seniors, and everyone in between.

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Power to the Kids

Energy-generating playgrounds harness the energy produced by children’s play and convert it for wider community benefit.

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COAPRT Chair Michael Blazey

COAPRT Chair Michael Blazey shares his thoughts on the current state of parks and recreation and the role university programs play in the development of quality professionals for the field.

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Briefly Noted

Stay on top of the latest in parks and recreation with this listing of announcements from around the industry.

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