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.

November 20, 2018

With the holiday season upon us, now is the perfect time for you and your department to promote family friendly health and wellness in your community. This wellness blog will give you a few easy ideas to promote family health and wellness in your lives as well as your...

June 18, 2018

A recent NRPA Park Pulse survey found that the majority of Americans go on a walk through their neighborhood or local trails when they need to relax. Personally, whenever I need time to clear my head of life's daily stressors, I head outside to one of Durham's many tra...

March 12, 2018

March Madness is here! While there are some other times during the year that I am the least active (holidays mainly), I find myself like many other sports fans, sitting down during the first 4 days of the NCAA tournament.

I’ve had the pleasure of being involved in an in...

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