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How Las Vegas Is Leading the Way in Technology and Recreation — Episode 141

By Cort Jones | Posted on August 29, 2023

On today’s episode of Open Space Radio, we are diving into the dynamic world where recreation and technology intersect with staff from the Las Vegas Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs department.

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Beyond the Field: 3 Team Building Ideas for Youth Sports

By Korri Piper | Posted on August 28, 2023

Team building provides numerous benefits for youth sports teams, from improving performance to cultivating friendships. Get started with these three ideas.

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Get the Most Accurate Construction Information for Your Sports Facilities

By Fred C. Stringfellow, CAE | Posted on August 24, 2023

Park and recreation agencies have more sports facilities than ever before. Here's how to get the most accurate construction information for all of them!

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Becoming “Green Stewards”: How the BioBlitz Is Getting Residents Across the South Invested in Their Parks

By Rukmini Kalamangalam | Posted on August 23, 2023

In two very different Southern cities, the Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz has encouraged community members to share their knowledge and learn more about their local plants and wildlife.

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What’s the Deal With Matching Funds?

By Elyse Gentile | Posted on August 22, 2023

When applying for federal grants or loans, applicants will come across a section titled, “cost sharing or matching requirements." To help park and recreation professionals navigate these murky waters, NRPA is proud to provide the Fund Matching 101 resource!

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Creating a Compelling Sponsorship Proposal: 3 Best Practices

By Sarah Sebastian | Posted on August 22, 2023

A compelling sponsorship proposal can earn your organization much-needed support for your next event. Use these key tips to craft your sponsorship proposal.

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Putting Equity Into Practice: The Role of Parks and Recreation

By Tiff Cunin | Posted on August 16, 2023

NRPA’s Equity in Practice certificate program is designed to serve as a transformative experience for park and recreation professionals and is a commitment to promoting equity within every facet of the park and recreation profession.

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Advancing Resilient Park Access in Lynnwood, Washington — Episode 140

By Cort Jones | Posted on August 8, 2023

On this episode of Open Space Radio, we explore how Lynnwood (Washington) Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department is advancing community-driven, systems-level strategies for equitable park access.

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Farmers Markets and Community Wellness Hubs: Supporting Holistic Well-Being

By Liliana Ruiz Fischer | Posted on August 4, 2023

In celebration of National Farmers Market Week, members of NRPA's 2022-2023 Farmers Markets in Parks and Recreation Community of Practice share examples of how their markets support the seven dimensions of well-being.

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Leveraging Virtual Reality for Professional Development: 4 Engaging Ideas

By Sonia Urlando | Posted on August 2, 2023

Learn how to incorporate virtual reality into professional development opportunities to engage community members and support their success in this guide.

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