A Conversation With Dr. Sanjay Gupta
CNN’s multiple Emmy®-award-winning chief medical correspondent and bestselling author discusses lessons learned from the coronavirus pandemic and the role of nature therapy in maintaining our overall health.
Top Trends in Parks and Recreation for 2023
Electric power, ATV wheelchairs and mental health programming make this year’s list of top trends for the field of parks and recreation.
Celebrating Seven Years of Advancing Health Equity
The RWJF-NRPA Award for Health Equity highlights the work of strengthening this movement through systems-level change.
By investing in NRPA and our mission, we are building the momentum of a flywheel — a virtuous circle.
Remembering Park and Recreation Leader Herbert Brantley
A park and recreation leader, who dedicated his life to expanding the profession, passed away on October 8 at the age of 93.
Share The Air
Youth advocates in Virginia encourage park and recreation departments to create 100 percent tobacco-free and e-cigarette-free parklands.
CAPRA Volunteering: Preparing the Next Generation of Accreditation Leaders
Calling all Certified Park and Recreation Professionals (CPRPs) and Executives (CPREs) — are you looking to learn more about the accreditation process or further develop your leadership within the process for your agency?
Five Keys to Healthy and Successful Work-Life Balance
Learn the keys to preventing burnout and keeping your passion for parks and recreation.
Member Benefit: Americans With Disabilities Act Hot Topics
Learn about the ADA compliance guidelines for playgrounds and trails.
A Framework for Assessing Equitable Health Outcomes of Parks
Five steps can help you to assess the health impacts of parks and their economic impacts.
Access Affordable Activities With Parks and Recreation
Nearly three in five people are very or extremely interested in these opportunities.
A New Chapter for Congress in 2023
The 118th Congress is operating under a divided government, with Democrats in charge of the executive branch and the Senate, and Republicans in charge of the House of Representatives.
Implementing Mentorship Programs for Community Health
In 2016, Carter County Drug Prevention in Tennessee began working to change staff culture around those impacted by substance use disorder.
Incorporating Equity Into Cost Recovery
Prince William County (Virginia) Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism has subscribed to an assertive cost-recovery model in which virtually all programming and indoor facility use require a fee.
Recruiting and Engaging Your Workforce
When recruiting staff for your agency, consider targeting often overlooked or marginalized populations through community partners, elected officials and targeted recruitment.
‘Anti-Gay’ Singer Issued Park Trespass Warning
In the case of Watkins v. Sullivan, Plaintiff Eric Watkins brought a federal civil rights Section 1983 claim against Defendant Sandy Sullivan, a park employee in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Restoring a Seaside Treasure
The Forest River Outdoor Recreation & Nature Center in Salem, Massachusetts, is a vital source of recreation and education.
Hosting the First-Ever West Coast Regional Developmental Boccia
Understand how nonprofits and park and recreation departments can form successful partnerships to bring adapted sports to all municipalities.