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.

May 28, 2018

Happy Memorial Day! I hope that you are finding time to relax and enjoy the long weekend. Memorial Day is the unofficial start to summer. For recreation and park professionals, it is often the last break before summer programs begin. This wellness blog will give you 10...

May 21, 2018

Recently, NRPA has featured a ton of great content to encourage healthy aging in parks. This wellness blog will give you a few resources to assist with healthy aging programs and policies in your department.

Healthy aging and physical activity participation are closely...

May 14, 2018

NRPA's Family Health & Fitness Day will be held on June 9th, 2018. For this year's Family Health & Fitness Day, NCRPA is encouraging recreation and park agencies throughout North Carolina to take part in the festivities by hosting events that promote family health and...

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