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.

August 13, 2018

Wellness today is defined as the state of being in good health, especially as an actively pursued goal. Being able to pursue an individual goal for your own health is great, but tracking health goals can be difficult.

For the NCRPA office, I was able to brainstorm a fun...

April 9, 2018

For this week's wellness blog, the NCRPA Wellness Initiative interviewed Michael Dorsey, Wellness Coordinator for Cabarrus County Active Living and Parks. The interview focuses on the Cabarrus County's Senior Health & Wellness Expo. Special thanks to Michael for his in...

April 2, 2018

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...

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