NRPA's Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) provides quality assurance and quality improvement of accredited park and recreation agencies throughout the United States by providing agencies with a management system of best practices. CAPRA is the only national accreditation of park and recreation agencies and is a valuable measure of an agency’s overall quality of operation, management, and service to the community. Achieving CAPRA accreditation is the best way to demonstrate that your agency and your staff provide your community with the highest level of service.



  • 表明原子能機構符合國家最佳實踐標準。
  • Recognizes the community as a great place to live.
  • 有助於保護外部財務支持並降低社區的成本。
  • 持有對公眾負責的機構,並確保響應滿足其需求。
  • Ensures that all staff are providing quality customer service.


  • 提供積極的公共和政治認可。
  • 證明決策者,利益攸關方和公眾,原子能機構正在與專業的最佳做法運作。
  • Increases credibility and can improve internal and external funding.
  • 提高整體運營並提高效率。
  • 增強員工團隊精神和驕傲通過staff in the process.
  • Creates an environment for regular review of operations, policies and procedures, and promotes continual improvement.



  1. 提交初步申請和費用
  2. Attend CAPRA Accreditation Training (online or in person)
  3. Prepare Self Assessment
  4. Host Onsite or Virtual Evaluation by trained CAPRA Volunteers
  5. Attend Official CAPRA Hearing in person or virtually atNRPA’s Annual Conference

Reaccreditation Required Every 5 Years

Agencies must repeat this process every 5 years to stay in compliance with CAPRA’s guidelines.

CAPRA Resources


Through NRPA Connect, CAPRA hosts an open forum for discussion, sharing of information, and public comment on CAPRA standards and processes.加入the discussion.


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For direct assistance, please emailCAPRA@nrpa.orgor phone 703.858.2155.

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