We Are Parks and Recreation

Are You Selecting the Right P&R Candidate?

When it comes time to recruit and hire someone new into your organization, there is no need to fret over the impending process. However, it may help to keep a few things in mind as you figure out who is the right fit for your P&R team.

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Reflecting Our Values in the Community

The American Water Charitable Foundation has partnered with NRPA for the past seven years to bring nature-based and water-play amenities to communities across the country through its Building Better Communities Grant Program.

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North Port's CAPRA Accreditation Journey

The Florida-based park agency shares what its team learned from the experience.

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Industry Pioneer Dr. Joe Frost Passes Away on Feb. 17

The ‘Contemporary Father of Play Advocacy’ devoted his career to play and child development research.

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NRPA Connect Hot Topics

This month, NRPA members are discussing rental fee waivers or reductions for community groups.

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Member Benefit: Five Tips for Using NRPA Connect

NRPA Connect is an online networking platform that makes it easy to communicate with an experienced network of nearly 65,000 peers ready to share best practices.

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Keeping the Hearth of Parks and Recreation Glowing Through Mentorship

Learn how relationships sustain connection and support professional development.

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Directors School - Definitely Worth It

Directors School gives you the space and time needed to embrace the next steps of your park and recreation journey.

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Remembering Harry 'Hal' G. Haskell Jr.

Dedicated park and recreation professional passes away on January 16, 2020, at age of 98.

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Member Benefit: Summer Camp Safety Solutions

NRPA member discount programs can help you safely prepare for your camps and save you money.

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