In Part 2 of this ongoing series, explore how Chouteau Greenway’s new Framework Plan offers a blueprint for social equity and economic prosperity for residents of St. Louis, Missouri.
Learn how the Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Sasaki, a design firm, are flipping the script on the master planning process through the reimagining of Greenwood Park and the Baton Rouge Zoo.
Park professionals share how you can build and leverage successful corporate partnerships for your park agency.
NRPA remains committed to raising awareness about the importance of equitable design in parks and providing the tools and resources to help our members achieve community-centered park planning objectives.
Public parks serve as the ultimate equalizer by welcoming people — regardless of culture, race, age, abilities or income level — to recreate, experience and learn.
Learn how relationships sustain connection and support professional development.
Directors School gives you the space and time needed to embrace the next steps of your park and recreation journey.
Dedicated park and recreation professional passes away on January 16, 2020, at age of 98.
NRPA member discount programs can help you safely prepare for your camps and save you money.
The hub prioritizes easy-to-implement strategies and tactics that you can apply quickly and effortlessly in your community.
Ninety-four percent of U.S. adults want their local government to make infrastructure investments that promote economic activity in their community.
Conventional belief states that parks are a costly investment from which a community receives no measurable financial return. However, this perspective overlooks the enhanced property taxes stemming from increased increments of value at properties located close to parks.
Each year, the U.S. Congress “appropriates,” or funds, certain projects and federal programs. NRPA members have opportunities to engage with and influence this process. The NRPA public policy and advocacy team helps you stay up-to-date on the appropriations process and equip you with the tools to be successful.
Find out how active play can lead to positive health outcomes for children.
Sasaki design firm looks at how to use conservation as a main driver of form and function, all while achieving the goals of restoring the environment, reestablishing habitat and, ultimately, connecting people to nature.
Researchers examine whether neighborhoods with different demographic and socioeconomic statuses have equal access to greenways.
A state appeals court case determines whether the defendant, City of Bellingham, Washington, was responsible for an employee using his cellphone to videotape female employees in an aquatic center changing room.
Learn more about the significant renovations in store for Orlando’s Grand Avenue Park.
The Granny Basketball League is played true to traditional 1920s-era basketball rules, philosophy and culture — and designed to ensure the safety of older players while still fostering a competitive, team-based setting.
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