In continuing to provide learning opportunities and resources that may be beneficial to NRPA members — including various federal resources — we wanted to share information on the Department of Defense (DoD) Readiness and Environmental Protection Integration (REPI) Program.
On today’s episode, we're chatting with Alec Beck, the manager of public education for The Skatepark Project, formerly known as the Tony Hawk Foundation, as well as Cecely Todacheenie, a local skateboarder from Gallup, New Mexico, who was a strong advocate and youth ambassador for a skatepark project in her community.
Planning is the cornerstone of any well-run camp, and it is extremely important in coordinating any high-level park and recreation program. Here are some tips and guidelines on planning your camp programs.
This blog post outlines the three most common challenges NRPA has received in response to our push for diversity, equity and inclusion in parks and recreation, along with our perspectives on each.
The March issue of Parks & Recreation magazine is out now, and on today’s bonus episode of the podcast we’re diving deeper into one of this month’s feature stories, titled, “Blazing a Trail in Bristol, Connecticut.”
Tennis icon Billie Jean King, a pioneer for the fair and equal treatment of women in sports, conducted the coin toss at Super Bowl LVI with an important message for viewers at home: with June 2022 marking the 50th anniversary of Title IX legislation, let’s celebrate the wins, but double down on the urgent need to advance gender equity in sports now.
Building on the success of the 2021 contest, this year’s Share Your Story contest from Recreation.gov launched January 5 and runs through April 30, 2022. Amateur writers can recap their experiences on federal public lands and waters for a chance to win great prizes and have their story featured on Recreation.gov!
2022年2月2日,是國家的女童和婦女Sports Day — a moment to celebrate female athletes and to take action to ensure women and girls have equitable access to opportunities for physical activity.
On this episode of Open Space Radio, we're replaying our Coffee Talk from the 2021 NRPA Annual Conference with Dr. Kim and Claude Walker, the founders of Abundant Life Adventure Club.
For many park and recreation agencies, volunteers are going to be the face of your youth sports programs and leagues. Here are some tips to manage your volunteers and keep them coming back!
1月是國家指導and shines light on the importance of mentoring and social connection, especially during times of hardship and uncertainty. Here are some resources and ways you can celebrate.
Jason Schaitz, MBA, CPRE, shares some ways to help you market and promote your programs to your local community.
Introducing NRPA's Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Language Guide, a resource developed to help park and recreation professionals to address, communicate, and effectively serve all individuals experiencing mental health and substance use disorders.
On the February bonus episode of Open Space Radio, we’re having a conversation with two of this year's 30 Under 30, Rosie Santos and Hashim Taylor, as well as NRPA Volunteer and Awards Manager Michael Biedenstein.
在尖吻鱸屬t episode of Open Space Radio, we're joined by Neelay Bhatt, vice president and principal of PROS Consulting, to discuss what the future of parks and recreation may look like in terms of programming, placemaking, financing and more.
On November 12, 2021, NRPA released the first blog in this series, Understanding Homelessness: The Extent, Causes and Local Solutions. This second post delves into additional support and resources available, as well as outlines potential solutions and a path forward.
This new toolkit was designed to provide community-based organizations with insights, tips and resources to help secure funding for health and wellness programs.
Mental health is an increasingly important issue, especially among young generations. Learn how staff at your agency can help support mental health.