Magazine article Parks & Recreation

Let's Make Your Parks ActiveParks!

Magazine article Parks & Recreation

Let's Make Your Parks ActiveParks!

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The momentum for the initiative continues to grow stronger each day, and the past month has been no exception. Below you'll find information on recent additions to the Web site, discover the winners of's digital camera giveaway at the 2000 NRPA Congress in Phoenix, and learn how your agency can win a Compaq computer or tree.

What's New at has launched five major additions to the site:

(1) now offers agencies free online activity registration. Enjoy customizable registration forms, easy download of participant data, secure credit card transactions, and increased visibility for your classes and activities.

(2) The NRPA online store is the place for park and recreation professionals to find and purchase NRPA books, clothing, and subscriptions. Consumers pay with a credit card online and receive instant confirmation of their purchase.

(3) Reporting tools are currently available to everyone.(*) Simply select Activeparks Administration from the left-hand navigation bar at, then click on Reports. Please e-mail us at to let us know the types of reports you would like to see developed.

(4) Thanks to users' feedback, numerous helpful and time-saving enhancements have been made to the Web site. Your valuable input has facilitated more than 20 changes to our system, making it easier for you to add your information -- and easier for your community members to find it.

(5) ActiveLifestyles, a benefits-driven content section intended to inform the public about the value of parks and recreation, has been developed and launched. As the inventory database of parks and recreation facilities continues to grow, ActiveLifestyles will gather momentum, becoming a one-stop shop for active, healthy lifestyles. …

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