For Park and Recreation month 2020, NRPA honors the park and recreation heroes who make the profession essential to communities.
From best practice to next practice, the top 10 trends impacting the field of parks and recreation during the post-COVID-19 era.
In September 2020, the city of Spokane, Washington, Hill International and their partners completed the renovation of the pavilion at Riverfront Park to breathe new life into the city's downtown area.
This year, we are using Park and Recreation Month to kick off an ongoing push to elevate the field of parks and recreation by celebrating you.
Our country is facing many challenges, and park and recreation professionals stand out as a beacon of hope for the progress that can be made to overcome these challenges.
Learn how tennis is primed to serve a central role in the recovery of communities across the United States.
Glenview Park District staff are providing essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic by expanding upon Historic Wagner Farm’s normal functions to include increased food production.
NRPA lost one of its longest serving staff members in the history of the association on May 10, 2020.
Kochtitzky was a tenacious public health professional who pursued his work with vigor, charm, wisdom and intelligence.
CDC leads the fight against the pandemic and acknowledges that discrimination on the basis of disability violates the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has put a spotlight on the essential nature of parks and recreation.
Nine in 10 U.S. adults want children to have access to community-based programs and services during the summer.
Learn how a consistent annual decline in the number of golf players has affected property values in golf communities and what can be done to help failing courses.
One of NRPA's top advocacy goals is to heighten public awareness of the vital function that parks and recreation centers fulfill in our communities.
Understand how partnering with local public health agencies can help protect your community from vector-related illnesses.
Mobile recreation may be an appropriate strategy to meet the urgent need for additional recreational opportunities in underserved areas.
Now, more than ever, the benefits of breathing freely in nature must be accessible to all.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit determines whether the National Park Service’s White-tailed Deer Management Plan for Fire Island National Seashore had complied with the National Environmental Policy Act.
The National Recreation and Park Association's 10th Parks Build Community (PBC) project continues with the Grand Avenue Park renovation in Orlando, Florida.
NRPA and its research partners provide a Year One report on the evaluation of the health, public safety and economic impacts of the Baltimore PBC project.
Learn why water safety education does not require a pool, especially in the age of COVID-19.
A newly installed mosaic at Kellogg Park in California serves as an educational tool and highlights the best of what nature has to offer.
Test your park and recreation knowledge and download NRPA's monthly crossword puzzle!