Plan Z for Miami
A multi-modal plan is kickstarting a bicycle and pedestrian highway culture change in Miami-Dade County, Florida.
Top Trends in Parks and Recreation for 2022
Richard J. Dolesh predicts what trends will impact the field of parks and recreation in the upcoming year.
Next Practices for the Post-Pandemic 2020s
Learn how park and recreation can shape the future with next practices for programs, places and paying for it all.
2022 Trends Address Today's Challenges
When we combine increasing accessibility with evolving products like electronic bikes, we find challenges that need to be managed.
A New Year With New Insights and Fresh Ideas
The new year is a chance for thought leaders who have their finger on the pulse of emerging trends to share what they’ve gleaned.
40 Years of Law Review
Get to know James C. Kozlowski, J.D., Ph.D., author of the monthly column.
Transforming Fair Park in Dallas
The Community Park within Fair Park is the first step to putting the green back in the park.
Parks & Recreation Wins Gold in 2021 TRENDY Awards
NRPA's magazine take top honor for “Best Monthly Trade Association Magazine.”
Member Benefit: Solving Access and Inclusion Issues
NRPA members receive a discount on all accessibility audits and services provided by WT Group LLC.
Parks and Recreation Feels Impact of Labor Shortage
Park and recreation agencies are competing with private-sector employers for enthusiastic and qualified workers.
Parks and Recreation Brings Health and Wellness Into the New Year
Ninety-four percent of U.S. adults have health and wellness goals for 2022.
The Trend of Expanding the Scope of Parkland Dedication Ordinances
The unrealized potential of parkland dedication ordinances is arguably the lowest hanging fruit of capital funding sources for parks.
A Three-Pronged Approach to the Success of Michigan's Parks
If the past two years have taught us anything, it is that nobody can succeed on their own, and the success of parks and recreation is certainly not exempt.
Learning to Live to the Fullest
Writer and speaker Mirna Valerio encourages people to live their lives to the fullest via outdoor experiences in whatever spaces and ways they enjoy most.
Creating Awareness About Youth Sports Equity
NRPA developed goals and principles that guide how we collaborate with park and recreation professionals to ensure all youth have the opportunity, motivation and access to play sports.
Sustainable Construction Decisions
Learn more about this natural solution for the Northbrook Park District in Illinois.
Public Golf Course Volunteers Make Minimum Wage Claim
In the case, Adams v. Palm Beach County, Plaintiffs allege they are entitled to minimum wage payments under state and federal law.
The Clubhouse: Ardmore's Way to Play
This family entertainment center has served thousands of people, increased tourism to the city and received community gratitude.
Arminda's Bench: An Enduring Love Story
Read Harold McKay’s touching story about his beloved wife who inspired an idea.