What's Happening at NCRPA

  • NCRPA announces partnership with the National Fitness Campaign to bring fitness courts to 10 NC communities through grants.  Learn more here
  • NCRPA and partners created the Outdoor Diversity Resolution to serve as a resource for communities interested in making their outdoor spaces a key asset in building an inclusive and healthy community.  Click this link to view the press release.
  • DEI Resources: NCRPA has created a page to share the progress of our diversity, equity, and inclusion work and to provide educational resources. You can view our equity page hereWe encourage you to engage with these resources as they become available. 

  •  Updates and Resources on COVID-19

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Founded in 1944, the North Carolina Recreation & Park Association (NCRPA) is the premier nonprofit education and advocacy organization, dedicated to the advancement of the park, recreation and leisure professions in our state. NCRPA empowers park and recreation professionals and community board members through educational opportunities that enhance their ability to change lives and impact communities on a daily basis for the people of North Carolina.