Parks & Recreation magazine spoke with Cal Ripken Jr., who will be sharing his story at the 2019 NRPA Annual Conference during the Opening General Session.
There are three primary categories that can help residents, elected officials and park and recreation professionals assess the “greatness” of their community parks.
What can and should park and recreation agencies do to incorporate the esports phenomenon into their offerings?
Explore the ways tennis courts can bring life – and revenue – to parks.
Discover Baltimore, or “Charm City,” a walkable, vibrant downtown community with unique attractions, vast history and a wide variety of delectable choices.
2019 Parks Build Community donors share their viewpoints on this important initiative.
This team spent the better part of the year determining what topics would be of most value to their colleagues, seeking out top speakers in the field and vetting hundreds of session proposal applications.
It’s time to turn the ample and obvious public love of parks into public will and public action.
The NRPA Annual Conference has officially arrived! It is now time to set goals for the upcoming year.
Learn how to effectively collect feedback from park and rec users.
Check out the survey results...
Instead of embedding ransomware or other malware on your network, today’s hackers are much more likely to be doing this…
Going forward, we must be willing to accept the surveillance of our institutions and ourselves by others.
Latin crosses, the traditional symbols of Christianity, have had a long association with publicly owned places, especially parks.
For so many park and recreation agencies, the summer meal sites are so much more than a meal for the participating children and community.
Does a Latin cross war memorial, located on land owned and maintained by a public park agency, violate the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment?
Today’s senior centers are being reinvented to meet the changing and diverse needs of a rapidly growing aging population.
The BES aims to understand the city as a living, ecological system and has brought together researchers from across the country to investigate the unique urban aspect on varied topics.
Through interpretive signs and programs, NOVA Parks is informing residents about its community’s history.
This survey is a good starting place for park and rec salary examinations.
NRPA welcomes Philip Wu, M.D., a retired pediatric obesity specialist, to the 2019–2020 NRPA Board of Directors.
This award, bestowed by the AAPRA, recognizes the outstanding contributions by an individual to the promotion and development of public parks and conservation in the United States.
NRPA guide outlines steps to implementing electronic health record referral process
Test your park and recreation knowledge and download NRPA's monthly crossword puzzle!
Park and recreation spaces can become the venues that deliver nutritious foods from local farms to communities.
This fall is the best time to start the accreditation process because NRPA is waiving the $100 CAPRA application fee from October 1 to December 13, 2019.
Johnson-Caldwell shares about her role as a design planner for Baltimore City Recreation and Parks.
This month’s Connect Hot Topic is dogs on ball fields.
Check out some of the special discounts on products and services and valuable benefits NRPA members enjoy.
Can’t make it to Baltimore for the 2019 NRPA Annual Conference? Attend virtually via NRPA Live!
How do park districts manage the cost of concessions operations without sacrificing the quality of their service and food, or raising prices sky high?
Contrary to popular belief, the most successful gyms are not always those with the shiniest equipment.
A recent study finds that even small, impermanent green spaces, like pop-up parks, contribute positively to urban biodiversity, supporting the health of humans as well as of urban wildlife.