NRPA Three Pillars

The Three Pillars of NRPA

The National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) has identified three pillars that are the foundation of what parks and recreation agencies do. “On any given day, someone is being positively affected through parks and recreation – whether they are taking a walk on a trail or fitness class at a community center, getting a nutritious meal or just reaping the benefits of clean air and water because of preserved open space.” – NRPA

The Vernon Hills Park District supports the NRPA’s initiatives in the following manner:

Health and Wellness Pillar – Leading the nation to improved health and wellness through parks and recreation.