This April, NRPA, in collaboration with The Walt Disney Company, will provide 16 communities with resources to improve local parks through projects that connect kids to nature, inspire healthy living and provide access to sports through the Meet Me at the Park Earth Month campaign.
The NRPA Directors School is an exclusive two-year professional development opportunity that prepares new and potential park and recreation directors to be effective leaders. Directors School will be held August 26-31, 2018 in Oak Brook, IL. Register today!
The Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) certification program provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date training on playground safety issues including hazard identification, equipment specifications, surfacing requirements and risk management methods. If you've been thinking about becoming a CPSI, check out our Online Prep Course, which will help prepare you for the CPSI certification exam.
Before registration opens on May 14, we are giving one lucky person the chance to win a trip to the 2018 NRPA Annual Conference in Indianapolis. All you have to do is enter by May 13 for your chance to win! Enter to win now.
You need data to best identify the best practices to optimally serve your community.
That’s where the 2018 NRPA Agency Performance Review comes in. This report is the most comprehensive resource of data and insights for park and recreation agencies in the United States, and has 22 figures highlighting critical park and recreation metrics. Read the report.
The raw numbers from the Outdoor Recreation Economy Report look even more impressive and encouraging once you see how they stack up against activities and expenditures from other fields.