Learn what the SF Parks Alliance is doing to better help it achieve its mission of creating, sustaining and advocating for San Francisco’s parks and public spaces that welcome and belong to everyone.
Explore the top five Parks & Recreation issues and articles, along with the most listened to Open Space Radio podcast episodes and most viewed social media posts produced in 2023.
NRPA and CAPRA are proud to announce the accreditation of 15 agencies and the reaccreditation of 31 agencies.
After being closed for nearly 10 years, the City of Globe (Arizona) Community Center Pool reopened following a transformative renovation.
Findings indicate that perceived quality of life runs directly parallel with high-quality park and recreation opportunities.
Learn more about the professional development opportunities that an NRPA membership provides.
Learn more about the four new members joining NRPA's 2023-2024 Board of Directors.
Explore the benefits of adult dodgeball programming.
Learn about what the City of Natchez, Mississippi did with a $3 million recreation bond to restore its six parks.
Before you decide upon indoor flooring, it's important to consider these questions and options.
GivingTuesday is an opportunity for you to use your individual power of generosity to give thanks to park and recreation professionals nationwide.
Learn how you can earn discounts for accessibility audits.
Hear from professionals in the field of parks and recreation about the importance of seeking equity and enacting it in their life and work.
Learn how to inspire innovation in your organization with "The Three P's."
NRPA offers exclusive education opportunities and special discounts.
Learn how the city of Kerman, California went all in on its efforts to improve engagement with its Hispanic community members.
Special Olympics Virginia helps expand access to parks and recreation by partnering with different departments across the state.
Learn about the importance of adult changing stations and the fight for accessibility.
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science reimagines the museum experience for a new generation.
Learn more about ePACT and how it can transform your organization.
Read about ten important reminders for park and recreation professionals.
Learn about NRPA's professional development offerings and the importance of continuing education as a professional.
An effort inspired by loss reveals how local swim programs can provide children with lifelong skills while breaking down historic barriers to health equity.
NRPA members will gain peace of mind knowing that their volunteers and employees are well-vetted.
Learn the importance of preservation and what cities can do to plan for the future.
Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation has made use of small-sided soccer fields with great results.
Learn how Aurora (Illinois) University’s Therapeutic Recreation Department and Fox Valley (Illinois) Special Recreation Association have formed an award-winning collaboration.
Learn how to get Involved in NRPA network leadership and begin making lifelong connections.
Take an in-depth look at the importance of water safety and learn how the NDPA toolkit can help spread the word.
The Chicago Park District is working to meet the needs of its community by centering equity and transforming parks into community wellness hubs.
A remembrance of Michelle Park, a long time NRPA advocate.
This article explores the personal and professional benefits of gratitude and how to seek it out more regularly.
Discover five reasons to log in to your NRPA profile.
The NRPA Business Council brings together the business sector and park and recreation professionals to enhance the quality of life for all.
A detailed look at everything that needs to be taken into consideration when designing a splash pad for the most efficient and effective usage.
Four of the most impactful ways park and recreation leaders now use technology to strengthen their communities through meaningful connections.
A remembrance of James Truncer, a great park and recreation advocate and professional.
Parks & Recreation magazine and NRPA’s marketing and communications department were recognized during the 2023 TRENDY Awards.
NRPA offers its members risk management solutions through NRPA-sponsored insurance programs provided by K&K Insurance.
In Montgomery County, Maryland, the former Gude Landfill is being transformed into a recreation area.
Residents in southeast Colorado Springs, Colorado, can enjoy a universally accessible and inclusive playground for all ages and abilities.
The preservation and sustainability of park and recreation agencies are essential to their long-term success.
In 2015, Five Rivers MetroParks in Dayton, Ohio, adopted a Waste Management Policy that specifies agency-produced programs, meetings and events be conducted waste free.
As an NRPA member benefit provider, Fun Express offers 20 percent off current Oriental Trading retail prices.
Take an inside look at a recycling initiative that Tennessee State Parks created in 2015.
A multi-jurisdictional partnership leverages shared resources to grow virtual programming opportunities for vulnerable populations.
One student’s inspiring journey to help others.
A quick description of three ways that NRPA can help with staffing needs.
A current college student explains his path so far as a student of parks and recreation management.
An NRPA member details her experience with the organization’s Revenue Development and Management School.