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Open Space Radio

By National Recreation and Park Association

Open Space Radio covers trends in parks and recreation, shares news from the field, and interviews park and recreation professionals making a difference in their communities. Open Space Radio is the official podcast of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) — Because everyone deserves a great park.

  1. 1.
    Digital Marketing: It’s All About the Data — Episode 04809/10/2019
    18:02
  2. 2.
    Programming for the Young and Young-at-Heart — Episode 04708/29/2019
    33:28
  3. 3.
    eSports at the Rec Center? — Episode 04608/12/2019
    25:33
  4. 4.
    Tips for Advancing in the Field of Parks and Recreation — Episode 04508/05/2019
    27:19
  5. 5.
    What’s Your Funniest Moment on the Job? — Episode 04407/15/2019
    21:45
  6. 6.
    Game On for Park and Recreation Month with SaulPaul — Episode 04307/01/2019
    12:10
  7. 7.
    No Butts About Cleaning up Cigarette Litter in Tennessee — Episode 04206/24/2019
    42:47
  8. 8.
    LGBTQ+ Inclusion and Finding Community in Parks and Recreation — Episode 04106/10/2019
    27:51
  1. 9.
    How Accessibility Is Impacting Fitness Trends — Episode 04006/03/2019
    23:00
  2. 10.
    Answering Your Marketing and Communications Questions (And Whether or Not YOU Should Have a Podcast) — Episode 03905/20/2019
    26:41
  3. 11.
    A Farewell Interview with Barbara Tulipane and How Parks Will Save the World — Episode 03805/01/2019
    23:15
  4. 12.
    Turning "Ugh, Another Meeting?" into "Yay, Another Meeting!" — Episode 03704/15/2019
    18:48
  5. 13.
    Community-Minded Design with Todd Lehman — Episode 03603/25/2019
    16:12
  6. 14.
    A Park and Rec Program Created 500,000 Healthier Youth — Episode 03503/18/2019
    18:39
  7. 15.
    Is This the End of Recycling? — Episode 03402/25/2019
    27:36
  8. 16.
    Lifeguard Shortage? What Lifeguard Shortage? — Episode 03302/11/2019
    21:46
  9. 17.
    How One Man (And His Family) Changed the Culture of a Community — Episode 03201/28/2019
    22:03
  10. 18.
    Park Development Means Economic Development — Episode 03101/07/2019
    28:08
  11. 19.
    Help! We're Losing Our Parks! — Episode 03012/21/2018
    14:47
  12. 20.
    What Are Your Park and Rec Pet Peeves? — Episode 02911/06/2018
    10:03
  13. 21.
    Does Our Built Environment Impact Our Health Behaviors? — Episode 02810/22/2018
    27:22
  14. 22.
    What Does It Take to Raise the Bar in Parks and Rec? — Episode 2710/02/2018
    19:48
  15. 23.
    Universal Recreation: Meh or Magnificent? — Episode 02609/18/2018
    23:11
  16. 24.
    Celebrating Our 25th Episode: Why We Love Park & Rec Pros — Episode 02509/04/2018
    14:29
  17. 25.
    How Risk Play Can Benefit Kids — Episode 02408/20/2018
    35:37
  18. 26.
    Parks and Rec Brings the Fun — Episode 02307/31/2018
    22:14
  19. 27.
    Celebrating "A Lifetime of Discovery!" — Episode 02206/29/2018
    19:36
  20. 28.
    How Parks and Rec Served Over 85 Million Meals — Episode 02106/05/2018
    30:41
  21. 29.
    Parks and Rec is Transforming the Lives of Older Adults (and Vice Versa) — Episode 02005/28/2018
    9:32
  22. 30.
    The Great NRPA Owl Rescue — Episode 01905/07/2018
    20:45
  23. 31.
    What Do Dream Parks Look Like to Kids? — Episode 01804/09/2018
    9:01
  24. 32.
    Parks and Recreation in a Digital World — Episode 01702/26/2018
    17:58
  25. 33.
    How to Improve Your Cardiovascular Health and #MoveWithHeart — Episode 01602/05/2018
    21:16
  26. 34.
    How the Rise of Technology Could Help Us Reclaim Our Paradise — Episode 01501/22/2018
    14:57
  27. 35.
    Why Everyone in San Francisco Lives Within a 10-Minute Walk to a Park — Episode 01401/09/2018
    13:25
  28. 36.
    Mayor Hillary Schieve on Why Parks and Recreation is Vital to a Thriving Reno — Episode 01312/27/2017
    11:35
  29. 37.
    9 Minutes with 9-Year-Old Kedar on How to Save Pollinators — Episode 01212/11/2017
    9:23
  30. 38.
    5 Healthy Out-of-School Time Myths Busted — Episode 01111/27/2017
    24:19
  31. 39.
    Why 3 National Orgs Came Together to Promote Proximity to Parks — Episode 01011/13/2017
    20:26
  32. 40.
    Are You Annoying? And Other Fun Tidbits to Have Conversations that Matter: Interview with Jessica Pettitt — Episode 00910/30/2017
    26:34
  33. 41.
    Drones in Parks: Part 3. Opportunities, Innovative Uses and the Future — Episode 00810/17/2017
    19:06
  34. 42.
    Drones in Parks: Part 2. To Fly or Not to Fly: How Park Managers Manage Drones — Episode 00710/02/2017
    13:18
  35. 43.
    Drones in Parks: Part 1. Policy, Drone Zones and Resources for Land Managers — Episode 00609/18/2017
    17:21
  36. 44.
    Harvey and How We Can Help — Episode 00509/01/2017
    11:46
  37. 45.
    How Cities and Local Parks are Celebrating the American Solar Eclipse — Episode 00408/20/2017
    18:27
  38. 46.
    Americans Are Staying Put and It’s Affecting All of Us — Episode 00308/15/2017
    16:17
  39. 47.
    Hot Topics: Pokémon Go is Back in the News, Recreation Fees and Cool Streets — Episode 00208/07/2017
    9:07
  40. 48.
    Why the World’s First Ultra-Accessible Waterpark is the Coolest - Episode 00107/31/2017
    31:42
  41. 49.
    Intro to Open Space Radio - Episode 00007/31/2017
    2:06

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