The typical park and recreation agency offers one park for every 2,114 residents served, with 10.1 acres of parkland per 1,000 residents. But park and recreation agencies are as diverse as the communities that they serve, and what works well for one agency may not be best for your agency. Therefore, 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

Park and recreation agencies are as diverse as the populations they serve, and no two park and recreation agencies are the same. The following white paper highlights data from those park and recreation agencies based in urban locales.

Read The Urban Agency Report


Interact with the Data

Dig deeper into the agency performance data with these interactive figures presenting detailed crosstabs of the data for every table and chart presented in the 2018 NRPA Agency Performance Review:

 

NRPA Agency Performance Review Infographic

 

 

 

If you need assistance accessing or creating a NRPA Park Metrics profile for your agency, please contact Melissa May or Daniel Espada.

 

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