Put it in parks
In June, the Ashburn, Va.-based National Recreation & Park Association (NRPA) benchmarked 3,100 agencies to show local leaders the importance of parks and recreation (P&R) to a community’s health and well being. Some of the results are below.
is the median number of acres of land maintained by P&R agencies.
is the median number of volunteers assisting P&R agencies.
of P&R agencies are assisted by foundations.
is the median number of parks or sites maintained by P&R agencies.
miles is the average length of greenways and trails managed by P&R agencies.
Source: NRPA’s “Operating Ratio Report.”