Joe Kneip Park in North Las Vegas, Nevada, is getting some major upgrades as this year’s Parks Build Community site.
Exploring the enduring evolution of parks and recreation’s mission through three decades and beyond.
Don’t miss out on all the informative, innovative and inspiring education offerings at the 2015 NRPA Annual Conference!
Transformational change is necessary to modernize the environmental, climate and health movements.
NRPA President and CEO Barbara Tulipane talks monarchs and what it’s going to take to help save the embattled species, as well as other essential pollinators.
Greece, New York, Supervisor Bill Reilich’s efforts to revamp his town’s parks and recreation department is paying major dividends.
Four-year-old Parker Pustejovsky’s inspired vision and dogged commitment helped to rebuild a playground in West, Texas, that was destroyed in a fertilizer plant explosion in 2013.
Innovative aquatics programs help communities beat the heat this summer.
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.
Are you ready for the CPRP exam?
NRPA members are invited to take advantage of APPI Energy’s data-driven procurement and consulting solutions.
We take a peek inside the mind of a communications master in this discussion with NRPA Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist Roxanne Sutton.
Garner, North Carolina’s parks and recreation department boasts a star performer in Marketing and Events Coordinator Kendrick Mayes.
The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with NRPA, is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2015 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management.
PRORAGIS 2.0 is NRPA’s new and improved way to compare metrics and glean detailed information about the field of parks and recreation.
NRPA staffers and members are stepping up to join the fight to save the threatened monarch butterfly.
Consider these tips and sources when programming with the LGBTQ teen community in mind.
What does the Americans with Disabilities Act cover and how is the law applied when individuals struggling with mental health issues wish to participate in group fitness courses?
Youth sports serve as a venue to introduce a variety of healthy behaviors in youth — parks and recreation provides some of the most well-used and robust sports programs on offer today.
Changing times do not erase the importance of preserving and promoting America’s special natural places to our children.
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NRPA Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Publishing and Editorial Director, Gina Mullins-Cohen, embraces the height of summer as one of the most important times of the year for parks and recreation.
Got a field overgrown with noxious weeds? A hungry herd of goats might be just the solution.
Check out the highlights of what’s being discussed on NRPA Connect!
Stay up to date on what’s happening in parks and recreation with the latest news from around the field.
The San Diego Park and Recreation Department has some major celebrations planned for milestone events this year, including the 100th birthday of one of its recreation centers.
The Park District of Highland Park, Illinois, has transformed its Rosewood Beach into an oasis for the entire community.
We plumbed the depths of PRORAGIS to pull these stats on waterfront access and usage among reporting NRPA member agencies.
A look back at the September 1990 issue reveals one columnist’s revolutionary leanings.
NRPA’s Government Affairs Manager gives an overview of the Supreme Court’s recent decision regarding the Affordable Care Act and what it means for NRPA members.