National Recreation and Park Association

National Recreation and Park Association

Ashburn, Virginia, United States

Team size: 51 - 200

Sector: Other enterprise (non-climate)


About National Recreation and Park Association

Founded date: 1965


Company stage: Other

National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is the leading advocacy organization dedicated to the advancement of public parks, recreation and conservation. Our work draws national focus to the far-reaching impact of successes generated at the local level. Leveraging their role in conservation, health and wellness, and social equity to improve their communities NRPA’s members of park and recreation professionals and park advocates are 60,000 strong and represent public spaces in urban communities, rural settings and everything in between. NRPA brings strength to our message by partnering with like-minded organizations including those in the federal government, nonprofits, and commercial enterprises. Funded through dues, grants, registrations, and charitable contributions, NRPA produces research, education and policy initiatives for our members that ultimately enrich the communities they serve . NRPA is a strong supporter of state side Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and introduced legislation to fund urban parks. NRPA is the recipient of numerous workplace honors, including the Workplace Excellence Seal of Approval for two years in a row, the Health & Wellness Seal of Approval for three years in a row and the EcoLeadership Award for three years in a row from the Alliance for Workplace Excellence. It has also been named a Washington Post Top Workplace for six years in a row.

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