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2021 Finalists Announced for the National Gold Medal Awards in Parks and Recreation Management


Lacey, WA. (May 6, 2021) – The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2021 National Gold Medal Awards for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management. Musco Lighting, LLC continues its 20+ years as the proud sponsor of the National Gold Medal Awards program. See full press release

AAPRA Conversations that Matter

A moderated six-part series of conversations for Academy members

Academy member Jamie Sabbach has been thinking during this COVID crisis about the impact it has had on the profession. She put her thoughts into a white paper entitled, The Future of Public Parks & Recreation – Crisis or Prosperity? [CLICK Here to Read the White Paper]. The Academy Board of Directors approved a trial of “AAPRA Conversations that Matter,” starting with Jamie’s white paper.