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.
- Recognizes the community as a great place to live.
- Ensures that all staff are providing quality customer service.
- Increases credibility and can improve internal and external funding.
- 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.
- Attend CAPRA Accreditation Training (online or in person)
- Prepare Self Assessment
- Host Onsite or Virtual Evaluation by trained CAPRA Volunteers
- 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.
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