July highlights the value of local parks, recreation in communities nationwide

Throughout the month of July – Park and Recreation Month – the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) challenges America to get active and engaged at their local parks and recreation facilities. This year’s theme is Get Your Play On.

“Play is a vital part of our mental wellbeing, physical health and personal interactions,” Barbara Tulipane, NRPA president and CEO, said in a released statement this week.

“To discover the power of play, visit your local park or recreation center where you can gather with family and friends, and participate in a variety of fun indoor and outdoor activities that will motivate and challenge you,” said Tulipane.

Read the entire article here.

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