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2011-07-12 15:41:00

NRPA and NASPD Urge Nation's Leaders to Create Jobs by Revitalizing Public Park and Recreation Facilities ASHBURN, Va., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last week, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and the National Association of State Park Directors (NASPD) issued a letter to every member of Congress proposing the creation of a Conservation Construction Corps--a national employment program to put Americans back to work and revitalize local, state and national...

2011-05-11 00:00:28

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) has awarded $180,000 in grants to 15 park and recreation agencies in the U.S. to pilot the new SNAG (Starting New at Golf) G-Ball program in 2011 -- in order to connect youth to the outdoors, and increase engagement in golf and recreational sports. Ashburn, Va. (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) has awarded $180,000 in grants to 15 park and recreation agencies in the U.S. to pilot the new SNAG...

2011-05-06 00:00:29

AAPRA and NRPA select agencies to compete for prestigious honor in the park and recreation industry. Ashburn, VA (PRWEB) May 05, 2011 The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2011 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management. This year's proud sponsor of the Gold Medal Awards program is Musco Lighting LLC. Founded...

2011-04-28 00:00:29

Association Announces 2011 Grow Your Park Grant Recipients (PRWEB) April 27, 2011 The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) has awarded $100,000 in grants to ten park and recreation agencies in the Midwest to support community gardening programs for disadvantaged youth through the association's Grow Your Park program. The grants were made possible through a gift from the J.R. Albert Foundation. NRPA's Grow Your Park program"”now in its second year"”supports the...

2011-02-27 00:01:44

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Hershey Company announced today their renewed commitment to bring the HERSHEY'S Track & Field Games to America's youth through local parks and recreation facilities in 2011. Ashburn, Va (Vocus/PRWEB) February 25, 2011 The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Hershey Company announced today their renewed commitment to bring the HERSHEY'S Track & Field Games to America's youth through local parks and...

2011-02-03 00:00:40

This week, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) launched NRPA Connect, the largest online networking platform for parks and recreation in the U.S. The platform, available at http://www.nrpaconnect.org, will connect members of the association through e-mail groups, forums, networks and blogs, providing a one-stop venue for sharing news and information, networking with colleagues and participating in industry-related discussions. Ashburn, VA (Vocus/PRWEB) February 02, 2011...

2011-01-20 00:00:48

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is pleased to announce the release of PRORAGIS (Park and Recreation Operating Ratio and Geographic Information System), a national online database and GIS-mapping system for public park and recreation operations and facilities in the U.S. Ashburn, Va. (Vocus/PRWEB) January 18, 2011 The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is pleased to announce the release of PRORAGIS (Park and Recreation Operating Ratio and Geographic...

2011-01-07 00:00:49

Unique Partnership to Strengthen Ice Arena Management and Recreation in the US The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) has partnered with the Ice Skating Institute (ISI) and the National Training Center (NTC) for Public Facility Managers at Oglebay to present the Ice Arena Institute of Management (iAIM) program. The iAIM program is the ice skating industry's only educational forum designed to develop and recognize current and future management, programming and operating...

2010-11-25 00:00:40

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is pleased to announce the launch of America's Backyard, a new program to engage the American public and showcase the value of public parks and recreation in communities throughout the U.S. Ashburn, VA (Vocus) November 23, 2010 The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is pleased to announce the launch of America's Backyard, a new program to engage the American public and showcase the value of public parks and recreation in...


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