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 7, 2018

Saturday, May 19th 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...

February 5, 2018

One goal of the NCRPA Wellness Initiative is to help recreation and park agencies throughout North Carolina adopt and implement evidence-based wellness guidelines - including the Healthy Out of School Time (HOST) Standards. Through their commit to health initiative, NR...

January 22, 2018

As an innovative, interactive health program for children ages birth to five in North Carolina, Be Active Kids believes in the power of structured and unstructured active play as a key component to a child’s healthy development and overall well-being. The Be Active Kid...

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