Recent cultural shifts regarding health and wellness in San Antonio, Texas have positioned the city’s parks as valuable assets for enhanced quality of life.
Walmart and nutrition literacy create broader awareness of NRPA’s Commit to Health initiative.
Changing ideas about the intended purpose of the built environment leads to better health outcomes for residents.
NRPA’s Director of Strategic Health Initiatives Zarnaaz Bashir, MPH, interviews PolicyLink’s Mildred Thompson and Victor Rubin for a discussion about health equity.
NRPA’s Chair of the Board of Directors Detrick Stanford discusses how parks and recreation have a significant role to play in improving the health of the people we serve.
Dr. Lillian Rivera views parks as yet another tool for health in her medical bag.
Raleigh, North Carolina’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department’s Adult Read and Go program combines reading with exploration and travel.
Attractive, shaded gathering places add beauty and utility to public community spaces.
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.
NRPA’s Director of Strategic Health Initiatives talks about what drives her commitment to parks, recreation, health and wellness.
Sandra MacDiarmid is a passionate advocate for health and parks.
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Belleville, Illinois, unveiled a new nature-themed playground made possible through a grant from the American Water Charitable Foundation.
mySidewalk helps initiate conversations for free to get feedback from passionate and engaged community members.
How can we better quantify the positive health benefits of parks?
A recent strategic briefing shared the tools and knowledge parks and recreation pros will need to lead Commit to Health sites during their summer and after-school programming.
Portland, Oregon’s Westmoreland Park is now a nature-themed play oasis for area kids.
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A municipality must take caution not to relinquish control of public land when entering into partnerships.
Joining NRPA as a student opens up a world of professional connections and networking opportunities.
NRPA Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Publishing and Editorial Director, Gina Mullins-Cohen gives an overview of the recent Magazine Advisory Board meeting and a preview of this issue’s feature articles.
Smart strategies for conservation can add up to major savings for park and recreation agencies.
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Stay up to date on what’s happening in parks and recreation with the latest news from around the field.
The City of Syracuse Department of Parks, Recreation and Youth Programs reflects the rich history and diversity of the city of Syracuse.
The military has developed effective treatment tools and methods, including prescribing recreation, to help individuals struggling with the effects of PTSD.
We take a look at the American Psychological Association’s latest figures regarding stress in America and how a bit of leisure time can help.
A look back at the December, 1986 issue of Parks & Recreation reveals the effort to establish innovative, exciting programming for patrons of all ages has been a decades-long quest.
The Child Nutrition and WIC Reauthorization Act is up for renewal this September, and failure to pass this key legislation could mean empty stomachs for thousands of children across the U.S.