University of Utah professor Daniel L. Dustin, Ph.D., reveals how our work as park and recreation professionals has impacts that go well beyond the obvious.
Through its innovative Community Recreation program, Navy MWR has created a model for top-notch leisure offerings for members of the armed forces and their families.
NRPA Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Publishing and Editorial Director, Gina Mullins-Cohen, salutes the Morale, Welfare and Recreation professionals, experts in cutting-edge recreational opportunities for military families.
NRPA President and CEO, Barbara Tulipane, CAE, reminisces about being a military brat and the community within a community that existed on base.
Grand Prairie (Texas) Parks, Arts and Recreation Department is in the process of creating a mega recreation center called The Epic.
The current economics of healthcare is driving institutions and patients to seek out insurance reimbursement to pay for quality care. What does this mean for unlicensed recreation therapists?
With the approach of the new year, it's time to think about your agency's insurance needs.
NRPA offers an expansive array of toolkits, fact sheets and other materials to help you make the case for park and recreation's role in supporting healthier communities.
NRPA's new water values calculator tool, located within PRORAGIS, can help your agency further demonstrate its economic impact by assessing the value of water features within a park.
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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.
Parks & Recreation magazine learns more about John Prue, installation program director of fleet readiness at Naval Station Great Lakes.
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Pico Rivera Park and Recreation’s Veterans History Project brings teens and seniors together and helps to preserve important oral histories.
Small-sided soccer, a fast growing sport in the United Kingdom, offers an ideal setting in which to teach children the basic skills of the sport.
As temperatures dip, many people turn to indoor park and recreation facilities, like Westerville Community Center in Central Ohio, to relieve cabin fever and stay active.
Howard R. Albers, a research and communications volunteer with the Fairfax County Park Foundation, shares his findings about industry norms for park foundations.
Are public recreation facilities required by law to provide separate changing areas for transgendered individuals?
Not long ago, a healthy concession menu would have been considered an oxymoron; however, more and more park and recreation agencies are changing that perception.
Young park and recreation professionals seeking a well-rounded, hands-on experience in the field should consider beginning a career with Morale, Welfare and Recreation.
Thinking ‘outside the fence’ leads to some innovative conservation projects at military bases nationwide; for example, golden-cheeked warbler habitat conservation around Camp Bullis near San Antonio.
With imagination and collaboration, Cleveland Metroparks helped transform an old industrial site on the Cuyahoga River into the bustling recreational hub called Rivergate Park.
This month’s numbers reveal not only the success of this year’s Conference, but also the breath of the international presence that it draws.
The February 2006 issue of Parks and Recreation looked at ways to engage minority populations in recreational opportunities, an issue with which our industry to this day continues to grapple.
The Land and Water Conservation Fund expired September 30. NRPA is committed to, and still needs your help in getting, a permanently reauthorized LWCF.