NRPA regularly communicates with members through email newsletters that deliver cutting-edge stories and resources from the field. By default, members receive most of the newsletters listed below. To manage your subscription preferences, visit your profile.


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Parks & Recreation Magazine —  First Glance

Parks & Recreation magazine’s First Glance is a monthly publication that delivers a snapshot of the latest issue.

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Parks & Recreation Magazine — Good Read

Parks & Recreation magazine’s Good Read is a sponsored membership publication that provides a closer look at the latest issue's top articles.


NRPA Top Five

NRPA Top Five is a weekly membership publication with the latest news, hot topics and other “must know” information to keep you informed and ahead of the curve. To subscribe, become a member of NRPA.


NRPA SmartBrief

Created specifically for leaders and advocates in our community, NRPA SmartBrief is a three-times-a-week snapshot of park and recreation news from around the country.

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