The United States was founded on a commitment to equality—and so was your community. For parks and recreation departments focused on offering classes, activities, and access to natural resources for all citizens, extra consideration must be taken to ensure that all offerings are fully accessible—and that every citizen of every age and ability feels included, accepted, and invited. Every parks and recreation department needs to understand the fundamental principles of inclusion and accessibility accommodations when it comes to programming and activities, to ensure they are administering programs with equitable access and participation opportunities.
This white paper outlines:
1. The Current Need for Inclusive Programming in Parks and Recreation Departments Nationwide
2. The Current Landscape of Inclusion in Parks and Recreation Departments
3. Tips and Best Practices for Formalizing Inclusion Policy and Developing Inclusive Recreation Offerings
With 2.3 billion active social media users in the world, you can bet your citizens are using social media to learn about opportunities available in their community. To help you leverage the power of social media, we’ve compiled 19 tips for promoting your parks and rec activities using a variety of social platforms.
Are you exploring other recreation software options, but worried about making the switch? Does the thought of losing data and learning new software concern you? It’s time to explore what the process of switching recreation software entails.