Recreation Industry News

Local Government Officials Laud Benefits of Parks and Recreation

A recent study conducted by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) in partnership with researchers from Penn State finds that local government elected and appointed officials agree that parks and recreation benefits their communities and is a solution to many of their region's greatest challenges. Yet, at the same time, these officials readily acknowledge that park and recreation agencies are the target of large funding cuts when the local government faces budgetary crises.

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