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.

September 24, 2018

Believe it or not, but yesterday was the official first day of Fall!  With cooler temperatures, great produce, and the start of the holiday season, autumn brings a great opportunity to enjoy the outdoors. This wellness blog will give your department a few ideas to inco...

September 17, 2018

Wednesday, October 10th is Walk to School Day! Walk to School Day is a great opportunity to partner with your local school system to encourage the use of nearby park and recreation land as safe routes to get to school. This wellness blog will detail Walk to School Day...

September 10, 2018

If you did not know, September is Focus on Fruits and Veggies Month! With Fall right around the corner, there are a ton of fruits and veggies that will be coming into season. This wellness blog will cover some ways for you and your department to incorporate fresh fruit...

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