A ‘Musician with a Message’ and second 2018 NRPA Annual Conference keynote speaker.
Tips from an experienced insider can make all the difference.
See a sampling of some of the Directors' Corner education sessions to be offered at conference.
Get a glimpse of some pre-conference workshops, off-site institutes and mobile workshops available during conference.
At the NRPA Annual Conference, there will be sessions as well as opportunities to interact with peers and have fun.
Members of Congress rediscover their love for summer camp.
See what the latest salary survey reveals.
Providing you with the tools to help you expand your knowledge and stay current in the field.
Make plans to join NEEF for the 25th annual National Public Lands Day.
See what's trending with members in NRPA Connect.
See what you can do at the NRPA Career Center booth at conference.
Parks & Recreation magazine recently spoke with Polzin, executive director of Crete Park District in Illinois.
An internationally sought-after community development consultant and grassroots engagement strategist will be the 2018 NRPA Annual Conference keynote speaker at the Opening General Session.
Among the sessions offered at this year’s conference, several are aimed at increasing our understanding of the role of women, past and present, in parks and recreation.
The 2018 NRPA Exhibit Hall provides a spectacular display of more than 450 exhibitors that is sure to provide you with awesome ideas and solutions for all your needs.
New this year, the NRPA Innovation Awards recognize park and recreation agencies nationwide that have improved and empowered their communities through innovative practices in park design, health and wellness, conservation and social equity.
In June, NRPA held the #Parks4Pollinators Photo contest.
NRPA celebrates the lives of two trailblazers in the parks and recreation field.
Applications are now being accepted for grant funding that will support green stormwater infrastructure projects in 10–12 U.S. communities.
Together, we are bringing awareness to the important role of parks and recreation in building healthy, active communities. #NRPAFamilyFitDay
On August 3, members of Congress will head home for the summer to connect with constituents for an entire month — a huge opportunity for your agency!
By aggregating the purchasing power of public agencies nationwide, a government purchasing cooperative, like U.S. Communities, can help reduce costs and provide access to top-quality suppliers through competitively solicited contracts.
Madalinski didn’t anticipate a career in parks and recreation. However, an opening for an associate parks project coordinator eventually, led him to the field he is still enjoying.
Welcome to the newest members of NRPA’s Health and Wellness Advisory Panel.
Learn which 15 park projects were selected to each receive a $20,000 grant.
NRPA is partnering with The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation on the #Parks4Pollinators Photo Contest.
NRPA’s public policy team has been hard at work on Capitol Hill on some of the hottest debates happening right now in Congress.
Take advantage of one of the Off-Site Institutes (OSI) or Mobile Workshops that we’ve expanded for the 2018 NRPA Annual Conference.
Member Benefit: NRPA Insurance Programs, sponsored by K&K Insurance, are the one-stop shop for park and recreation organizations.
AAPRA, in partnership with NRPA, is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2018 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management.
Wesley has devoted his career to parks and recreation, and currently serves as assistant director at Shreveport Public Assembly & Recreation in Louisiana.
Family Health & Fitness Day, held on June 9, promotes the importance of parks and recreation in keeping communities healthy.
How to justify your trip to the 2018 NRPA Annual Conference
More than 30 education session at this year's conference will be devoted to cover the latest in leadership principles that will take you and your agency to the next level.
The 2018 NRPA Directors School will feature an updated curriculum and will be held at a new location — the beautiful Hyatt Lodge in Oak Brook, Illinois.
Children design their own parks at the USA Science and Engineering Festival held at the Washington, DC Convention Center.
NRPA partnered with the Background Investigation Bureau (BIB) to help park and recreation agencies screen better.
Manager, Golf Enterprises, at Fairfax County Park Authority in Fairfax, Virginia.
This annual publication is a review of data and insights for park and recreation agencies in the United States.