This installment of 'parks transforming communities' series highlights how Tempe, Arizona tackled its Parks Capital Improvement Plans.
As the Commit to Health campaign turns five we reflect on the success and impact of healthier out-of-school time (OST) programs in local parks and recreation.
Learn about the exciting renovation plans and how the refreshed park will meet the needs of a very active and engaged community.
Parks and recreation are vital to providing opportunities to everyone, regardless of their ability to pay-to-play.
To live healthier lifestyles through the enjoyment of parks and recreation, we need to take it upon ourselves to help preserve our open spaces and natural habitats.
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Local park and recreation agencies offer a variety of outdoor locations where people can experience nature.
An agency’s successful approach to tackling the Gold Medal Award application as a team.
Apex Park and Recreation District and partners answered the plea to revive the heart of their community.
Pairing two or more federal nutrition programs can help provide healthy options for youth and older adults at the same site.
An employee with claustrophobia alleged that her employer failed to reasonably accommodate her mental disability.
A future park professional shares his passion for the profession in a speech about recreation’s ability to reconnect people with their youthful sense of wonder.
What does it take to manage city parks without synthetic pesticides or fertilizers?
A CDC initiative strives to help 27 million Americans become more physically active by 2027.
Parks and recreation can play a substantial role in how everyone in a community learns and how that learning can impact the community.
Learn how the CPRE certification gave one job-seeker the edge he needed to snag a director-level position.
Inviting park professionals to share their great ideas and knowledge during our highly acclaimed Speed Sessions at the 2019 NRPA Annual Conference!
The Innovation Awards program recognizes and honors ingenuity in the areas of health, conservation, social equity and park design.
See what the latest hot topics are on NRPA Connect!
NRPA Connect turns 5! Make sure you’re not missing out on all the benefits it has to offer.
An interview with the Director of parks, recreation and tourism for Prince William County, Virginia.
Test your park and recreation knowledge and download NRPA's monthly crossword puzzle!
NRPA invites everyone to celebrate Family Health & Fitness Day on June 8!
NRPA salutes Congress for recognizing the importance of reauthorizing LWCF.
Submit your best photos to be on the cover of the July issue of Parks & Recreation magazine!
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Learn about reducing wear and tear in public landscapes due to increased outdoor use.
Floating islands were installed in a man-made pond as a sustainable solution to support the pond’s ecosystem.