The NCRPA Wellness Blog is the Blog for NC Recreation and Parks Professionals. We will feature posts from NCRPA members, staff, and wellness advocates about all the latest wellness news, insights and tips in our field. Topics will include but are not limited to health and wellness programs, policies, infrastructure, and more! The opinions of The NCRPA Wellness blog contributors don't necessarily reflect the editorial position of North Carolina Recreation and Park Association or it's partners as a whole.

January 14, 2020

Happy New Year! I'm happy to be writing the first wellness blog of 2020. To start the year off, I thought it would be helpful to share information about health and wellness groups/initiatives from around the state of North Carolina. Oftentimes, these groups can provide...

December 9, 2019

For this month's wellness blog, we talked with Calvin Cupini, the Citizen Science Program Manager with Clean Air Carolina. Clean Air Carolina is a statewide initiative aimed to raise North Carolina's air quality to exceed that of scientific recommendations. Calvin join...

November 11, 2019

Over the past few years, park prescription programs have become an increasingly popular way to encourage people to get up and active in their local parks. In North Carolina, we've seen some of our park and recreation departments register with ParkRx America. ParkRx Ame...

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