NRPA is dedicated to providing learning opportunities to advance the development of best practices and resources that make parks and recreation indispensable elements of American communities. Here are some of your best opportunities to learn in person or online from some of the profession's best instructors and speakers:


Online Learning Opportunities

NRPA Leadership Certificate
Are you a current or aspiring leader in your organization? Gain a fresh perspective on the principles of leadership, discover new models to successfully lead your organization and prepare to handle any decision that comes your way.

NRPA Marketing Certificate
Do you want to sell the value of parks and recreation as an essential service in your community? Learn how to increase participation in your programs, create more meaningful engagement with your customers, utilize “big data” and more.

After the conference is over, you can still watch 24 of the top sessions from the comfort of your home or office. You can choose from bundled sessions or pick the individual ones that fit your needs, and even earn CEUs.

Online Courses
NRPA offers dozens of online courses covering an array of tailored subject matters. These courses are a great way to earn CEUs and continue to grow your professional skill set.

Stay current on the latest trends and best practices in the park and recreation field through NRPA webinars.