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.

April 29, 2019

Saturday, May 18th is National Kids to Parks Day! Celebrated annually each 3rd Saturday in May, National Kids to Parks Day is designed to connect kids and families with their local, state, and national parks. This wellness blog will give you some ways to get involved w...

April 22, 2019

National ParkRx Day is Sunday, April 28th 2019! The NCRPA Wellness Initiative has covered park prescription programs extensively in the past. Check out this wellness blog to learn more about National ParkRx Day, and find out ways to get involved with ParkRx. 


April 15, 2019

Active People, Healthy Nation is a national initiative led by the CDC to help 27 million Americans become more physically active by 2027. Our profession plays a big role in keeping our communities active. This wellness blog will detail the importance of physical activi...

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