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 28, 2019

In cased you missed it, our January Wellness Webinar was Thursday, January 24th. We were honored to be joined by Dr. Lindsey Haynes-Maslow from NC State University to talk about the University's SNAP-Ed Program. This wellness blog includes a recording of the webinar, a...

January 14, 2019

Recently, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has released the second edition of Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. When planning health and wellness programs in your community, it's important to keep the recommended guidelines in mind. Thi...

January 7, 2019

The New Year is always a great time to start or improve on health and wellness initiatives in your community. This wellness blog will provide a few opportunities that will help support these efforts. 

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