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.

February 26, 2018

Here at NCRPA, we're continuing our work in providing member agencies with tools and ideas to help in the participation in NRPA Family Health and Fitness Day on June 9th, 2018. 

For this year's Family Health & Fitness Day, NCRPA is encouraging recreation and park a...

February 19, 2018

NRPA is partnering with The Trust for Public Land and the Urban Land Institute on a nationwide 10-Minute Walk Campaign. The goal of this campaign is to ensure that each person in every US city has a park within a 10-minute walk. This wellness blog gives an updated view...

February 5, 2018

One goal of the NCRPA Wellness Initiative is to help recreation and park agencies throughout North Carolina adopt and implement evidence-based wellness guidelines - including the Healthy Out of School Time (HOST) Standards. Through their commit to health initiative, NR...

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