Using a framework is one way to think through many alternatives when making ethically challenging decisions about access to public spaces.
An expert facilitator and strategic planner, Barth developed park and recreation system master plans for many communities.
Networks deliver enhanced opportunities for collaborative discussions and the chance to speak with professionals across the country.
Altus Parks and Recreation brings esports to its Oklahoma community.
In Indianapolis, youth camps are happening without the use of park employees and at no cost to the park.
Learn how your NRPA membership can earn you a product discount.
Learn how to combat stress by tending to your mental fitness.
A look at inequities in recreation by the numbers.
The council focuses on advancing park and recreation solutions in four key areas: relationship building, advocacy, innovation and research.
The Professional Grounds Management Society® is collaborating with the National Association for Olmsted Parks for a new awards category.
NRPA members can take advantage of a discount through ePACT.
Recreational settings offer an ideal opportunity to foster friendships.
How can we encourage kids, high schoolers and young adults to pursue careers in parks and recreation?
Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority (NOVA Parks) hosted four Black history events in three counties.
Here are a few things to keep in mind to help prevent risk.
Three university professors created a play about sustainability.
Learn how City of Atlanta addressed Vine City’s complex social, environmental and economic challenges.
Members of several agencies collaborated on the Steele Brook streambank stabilization project.
NRPA offers its members insurance discount programs provided by K&K Insurance.
This digital exhibit tells the stories of Native Americans who first lived on the land now known as Austin, Texas.
A way-finding app helps individuals who are blind or have low vision to navigate through parks.
The Eastway Regional buildout has been a part of discussions, planning, advocacy and construction for the past 20 years.
A tennis complex in Golden Gate Park reaffirms a commitment to equity, youth development and democratizing the sport.
The trail is multiuse and welcomes a variety of recreational activities, from cycling and walking to fishing and gold panning.
The Career Center offers employer resources to help your job posting stand out and attract top candidates.
On December 19, the field of parks and recreation lost one of its most dedicated and passionate leaders, mentors and advocates.
Milwaukee Recreation becomes nation’s first school district-run agency to receive CAPRA accreditation.
In June 2020, the Department of Justice entered into a settlement agreement with the Iowa City (Iowa) Community School District.
Now through March 25, 2022, NRPA is accepting applications for its 2022 Awards Program.
Here are five tips to get the most out of using Connect.
Get to know James C. Kozlowski, J.D., Ph.D., author of the monthly column.
The Community Park within Fair Park is the first step to putting the green back in the park.
NRPA's magazine take top honor for “Best Monthly Trade Association Magazine.”
NRPA members receive a discount on all accessibility audits and services provided by WT Group LLC.
Park and recreation professionals reveal how they have navigated their way through these unique times.
Designed for children ages 1 to 3 and their families, this program incorporates multilingual songs, hands-on activities and special events.
This safe and inclusive event has many people taking part for the motivational, community and social aspects.
City of Hastings, Nebraska, follows a three-pronged plan for maintaining its parks and athletic fields.
Here are five ways for hikers to preserve nature while they hike.
Congratulations to the newly accredited and reaccredited agencies!
Help your park and recreation staff advance their career by becoming a certified professional.
Discover which prominent park and recreation leaders were recognized.
A new revision to the Consumer Safety Performance Specification for Playground Equipment for Public Use (F1487) playground standard references additional surfacing standards.
The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services reflects on its path toward CAPRA accreditation.
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This recognition honors CFOs in the Washington, D.C., area who have made extraordinary contributions to the growth and health of their organizations these past 12 months.
We are excited to introduce the 2021-2022 NRPA Board of Directors officers.
The former chair of the NRPA board has made numerous contributions to the field.
Conservationist and philanthropist Anne Springs Close passed away in August 2021.
Learn what you should keep in mind to help prevent risk.