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.

February 4, 2019

With February comes American Heart Month and the chance to spread awareness about preventing heart disease. This wellness blog will give your department some statistics regarding the prevalence of heart disease in our communities, as well as some program ideas to help...

November 13, 2017

A recent NRPA “Park Pulse” survey found that three in five Americans would take up walking or jogging through local parks and trails if they were advised to be more physically active by a doctor! This wellness blog will detail some of the findings, and share some ways...

November 6, 2017

I can’t believe that it is already November! If you did not know, November is American Diabetes Month, as designated by the American Diabetes Association. This wellness blog will give some brief background of diabetes and the links to physical activity and healthy nutr...

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If you are interested in being a guest blogger please email education@ncrpa.net or call our office at 919-832-5868.

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