Announcing the Newly Accredited and Reaccredited CAPRA Agencies

November 18, 2021, Department, by National Recreation and Park Association

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NRPA and the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) are proud to announce the accreditation of 10 agencies and the reaccreditation of 27 agencies. CAPRA accreditation is the only national accreditation for park and recreation agencies and is a measure of an agency’s overall quality of operation, management and service to the community. This mark of distinction indicates that an agency has met rigorous standards related to the management and administration of lands, facilities, resources, programs, safety and services. Congratulations to the following agencies:

Newly Accredited Agencies

  • Calvert County Parks and Recreation, Maryland
  • Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation Department, Iowa
  • Cherokee Recreation and Parks, Georgia
  • City of Beavercreek Parks, Recreation and Culture, Ohio
  • City of Port St. Lucie Parks and Recreation Department, Florida
  • High Point Parks and Recreation Department, North Carolina
  • Loudoun County Parks, Recreation and Community Services, Virginia
  • Milwaukee Recreation, Wisconsin
  • Missouri City Parks and Recreation, Texas
  • Wilson Parks and Recreation Department, North Carolina

Reaccredited Agencies

  • Arlington County Department of Parks and Recreation, Virginia
  • Baltimore City Recreation and Parks Department, Maryland
  • Bloomington Parks and Recreation, Indiana
  • City of Coral Gables Community Recreation Department, Florida
  • City of Dublin Parks and Recreation, Ohio
  • City of Fairfield Parks and Recreation, Ohio
  • City of Fort Lauderdale Parks and Recreation Department, Florida
  • City of Glendale Public Facilities, Recreation and Special Events, Arizona
  • City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department, Nevada
  • City of Novi Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services, Michigan
  • City of Wheat Ridge Parks and Recreation Department, Colorado
  • Clayton County Parks and Recreation, Georgia
  • Dallas Park and Recreation, Texas
  • Five Rivers MetroParks, Ohio
  • Fort Riley Family and MWR Community Recreation Division, Kansas
  • Hillsborough County Parks and Recreation, Florida
  • Jurupa Community Services District, California
  • Kannapolis Parks and Recreation, North Carolina
  • Kettering Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department, Ohio
  • Lombard Park District, Illinois
  • Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board, Minnesota
  • Mohave County Parks, Arizona
  • Naperville Park District, Illinois
  • San Diego County Parks and Recreation, California
  • Springfield-Greene County Park Board, Missouri
  • Tampa Parks and Recreation, Florida
  • Wichita Park and Recreation, Kansas

For more information about CAPRA and the accreditation process, visit