The Magic of Local Parks and Recreation

By Jessica Culverhouse | Posted on March 31, 2015

This Earth Month, NRPA is thrilled to collaborate with The Walt Disney Company on an expansion of our Parks Build Community initiative.

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What the Heck is Snapchat?

By Roxanne Sutton | Posted on March 25, 2015

Snapchat. With over 100 million users who are primarily ages 16-24, it could be a good platform to engage with this elusive audience.

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Innovating for Health

By Samantha Bartram | Posted on March 20, 2015

Leaders at Miami-Dade County’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Open Space (PROS), shared concepts of place-making through strategic policies, programs and partnerships at NRPA’s first Innovation Lab.

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March Madness and the Final Four of Parks and Recreation

By Michael Klitzing, CPRE | Posted on March 19, 2015

March Madness! It’s the time of year to apply for the National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management, our very own version of the Final Four!

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Recreating Like It’s 1985

By Roxanne Sutton | Posted on March 6, 2015

NRPA's Park and Recreation Month marked 30 years of honoring parks and recreation in July. Here are some ideas for Park and Rec Month programming.

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Playing in the Streets

By National Recreation and Park Association | Posted on March 2, 2015

In 2014, Kevin O’Hara continued his duties as serving as a member of the Open Streets Network of Champions by taking a trip to Guadalajara, Mexico to experience ViaRecreActiva.

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