NRPA in partnership with The Trust for Public Land and the Urban Land Institute are leading a nationwide movement to ensure there’s a great park within a 10-Minute Walk of every person, in every neighborhood, in every city across America.
The NRPA Directors School is an exclusive two-year professional development opportunity that prepares new and potential park and recreation directors to be effective leaders. Directors School will be held August 18 - 22, 2019 in Oak Brook, IL. Register today!
Take your aquatics career to the next level and become an Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO). Learn how to run all types of aquatic facilities safely, efficiently and confidently.
Registration is now open for the 2019 NRPA Annual Conference in Baltimore! Join us for energetic networking activities, inspirational education sessions and an inside look at the latest products for the field. Register now.
You need data to best identify the best practices to optimally serve your community.
That’s where the 2019 NRPA Agency Performance Review comes in. This report is the most comprehensive resource of data and insights for park and recreation agencies in the United States, and has 23 figures highlighting critical park and recreation metrics. Read the report.
The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) provides you with grant opportunities, professional development, networking, advocacy and many other resources to help you support your community. NRPA offers membership options for all types of park and recreation professionals. NRPA supports you so that you can better support your community.