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 20, 2019

The goal of the NCRPA Wellness Initiative is to provide recreation and park agencies with resources to improve health programming, infrastructure, and policy efforts in your community. This wellness blog will give you a few resources and opportunities that your departm...

May 13, 2019

I'm pleased to announce that this summer, I will be interning in Yellowstone National Park! I'll be working to help facilitate the parks' Youth Conservation Corps program. This blog post will give you some information on what I'll be up to this summer, and provide you...

May 6, 2019

The NCRPA Wellness Initiative has been working diligently to offer a wellness summit! Through following trends in public health and wellness, the Parks, Recreation, and Outside Play Wellness Summit was developed. This wellness blog will detail more about the wellness s...

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