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National Recreation and Park Association

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Works: 975 works in 1,364 publications in 1 language and 18,813 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Digests  Directories  Conference papers and proceedings  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Other, Author, Editor
Classifications: SB481.A1, 790
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Parks & recreation by National Recreation and Park Association (Ashburn)( )

in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journal of leisure research( )

20 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 1,638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ProQuest electronic version of: Journal of leisure research. Supports browsing, searching, and printing of documents
Outdoor recreation in America: trends, problems, and opportunities by Clayne R Jensen( Book )

7 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Containing 14 chapters of information about agencies, programs, problems, and trends related to outdoor recreation, this book is designed to cover the field of study and (1) to interpret the present and future significance of outdoor recreation, (2) to describe the responsibilities of the numerous agencies and organizations involved, (3) to cover recent legislation and programs which will significantly influence outdoor recreation in the future, (4) to point out the need for interagency cooperation at different levels, and (5) to identify current and potential problems with respect to outdoor recreation. The book should be especially meaningful to teachers and students in recreation, natural resource management, and outdoor education; to employees of resource management agencies, both government and private; to park and recreation administrators; and to laymen concerned with use of natural resources for the enjoyment of the people. (Author/AN)
Schole : a journal of leisure studies and recreation education( )

in English and held by 500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aims to disseminate knowledge related to park and recreation courses, curricula, and teaching
Therapeutic recreation journal( )

in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction to community recreation : prepared for the National Recreation and Park Association by George D Butler( Book )

12 editions published between 1940 and 1976 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreation and parks law reporter : RPLR( )

in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learning about nature through games by Virginia W Musselman( Book )

3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The animals next door; a guide to zoos and aquariums of the Americas by Harry Gersh( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to new approaches to financing parks & recreation by National Recreation and Park Association( Book )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The greatest obstacle facing the park, recreation, and conservation movement today and in the future is adequate financing. Competition for both tax dollars and contribution dollars is so intense that park and recreation agencies must develop more effective finance programs and requirements attuned to total community needs. Although the need to find new and expanded sources of funds is paramount, there is no set pattern for developing an effective community finance program. Each agency and every community differ in needs, scope, environmental setting, funding required, and resources available. It is vital that there be cooperative and coordinated effort to provide adequate programs, facilities, and services to meet today's and tomorrow's needs and demands. Only with full involvement and active participation of the citizens in developing the community finance program can there be the understanding, appreciation, and necessary support of adequate finance programs for park, recreation, and conservation services. In the final analysis, if the needs and demands of more and better programs, facilities, and services for the American people are to be met, we shall need new approaches, cooperative effort, forceful determination, dynamic leadership, and a real commitment. Included in this guide are chapters on grants, loans, bonds, fees, concessions, gifts, taxes, and land acquisition. (Author/JH)
Islands of hope; parks and recreation in environmental crisis by William E Brown( Book )

6 editions published between 1971 and 1982 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trends( )

in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreation, park and open space standards and guidelines( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marketing for older Americans month by Marcia E Cram( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enhancing park and recreation agencies' awareness of older adults' health and leisure needs : final report( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recreation research; collected papers from the National Conference on Recreation Research by National Conference on Recreation Research( Book )

5 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Park, recreation, open space and greenway guidelines by James D Mertes( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Planting a money tree : a fund raising guide for older adult services( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Design for maintenance : a park management aid( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hearts n' parks : community mobilization guide( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityNational Recreation Association

National Recreation & Park Association.

National Recreation & Park Association

National Recreation and Park Association (U.S.)

NRPA

Recreation and Park Association

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English (136)

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