Rec Centers, Ys, Schools Most Concerned About Youth Wellness

When it comes to top industry-related concerns, respondents to the Industry Report survey from rec centers, Ys and schools were the most likely to

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Grants Send California Kids to Parks

More than 900 elementary and middle school students in 2024 will get connected to the great outdoors, thanks to grants from the National Park Trust,

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R.J. Thomas Featured on 'World's Greatest'

R.J. Thomas Mfg. Co. in Cherokee, Iowa, announced that it has been featured on Bloomberg TV's "World's Greatest!..." TV show, a half-hour

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Who's Hiring? Parks and Ys

Around one-third (32.6%) of respondents to the Industry Report survey last year said they had plans to add staff in 2023. Another 65.6% said they

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NRPA Launches Workforce Development Initiative

A new three-year initiative designed to help develop a Workforce Development Framework for local park and recreation agencies, with funding provided

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At the Water's Edge

Advice on Waterfront Design & DevelopmentFor most of our history (and much of our prehistory), human life has been intricately connected with

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Four Major Nonprofits Team Up to Foster Connection and Camaraderie

To counteract rising polarization, horrifying acts of violence fueled by hate, increasing feelings of loneliness, and growing ideological rifts

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The National Forest Foundation and USDA Forest Service Launch Nature Connects Us Campaign

The National Forest Foundation (NFF), the congressionally-chartered nonprofit working to improve and restore the health of the 193-million-acre

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AYSO to Integrate U.S. Soccer Foundation Training Into Coaching Education

The U.S. Soccer Foundation and American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) announced a collaboration to train AYSO Coaches in positive youth

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PHTA Standards Consensus Committee Welcomes New Members

The Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) Standards Consensus Committee (SCC) is pleased to announce the appointment of six new Voting Members. The SCC

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