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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.
    The Future of Adaptive Programming — Episode 0571/14/2020
    13:10
  2. 2.
    Roxanne and Cort’s New Year’s Resolutions — Episode 05612/31/2019
    10:57
  3. 3.
    Diving Deeper Into the 2020 Park and Rec Trends — January Bonus Episode12/26/2019
    35:09
  4. 4.
    Wow Your Community with an Epic Fireworks Display — Episode 05512/17/2019
    38:49
  5. 5.
    What Is Your Park and Recreation Life Hack? — Episode 05412/3/2019
    9:07
  6. 6.
    Serving Our Nation's Capital: A Chat with DCDPR's Delano Hunter — Episode 05311/19/2019
    32:21
  7. 7.
    Don’t Wait! Take the Jump in Your Career Now! — Episode 05211/5/2019
    18:07
  8. 8.
    Providing Outdoor Recreation in the Big City - Episode 05110/22/2019
    34:14
  1. 9.
    What Advice Would You Give Your Younger Self? — Episode 5010/8/2019
    13:39
  2. 10.
    Welcome to Baltimore! — Episode 0499/20/2019
    20:40
  3. 11.
    Digital Marketing: It’s All About the Data — Episode 0489/10/2019
    18:02
  4. 12.
    Programming for the Young and Young-at-Heart — Episode 0478/29/2019
    33:28
  5. 13.
    eSports at the Rec Center? — Episode 0468/12/2019
    25:33
  6. 14.
    Tips for Advancing in the Field of Parks and Recreation — Episode 0458/5/2019
    27:19
  7. 15.
    What’s Your Funniest Moment on the Job? — Episode 0447/15/2019
    21:45
  8. 16.
    Game On for Park and Recreation Month with SaulPaul — Episode 0437/1/2019
    12:10
  9. 17.
    No Butts About Cleaning up Cigarette Litter in Tennessee — Episode 0426/24/2019
    42:47
  10. 18.
    LGBTQ+ Inclusion and Finding Community in Parks and Recreation — Episode 0416/10/2019
    27:51
  11. 19.
    How Accessibility Is Impacting Fitness Trends — Episode 0406/3/2019
    23:00
  12. 20.
    Answering Your Marketing and Communications Questions (And Whether or Not YOU Should Have a Podcast) — Episode 0395/20/2019
    26:41
  13. 21.
    A Farewell Interview with Barbara Tulipane and How Parks Will Save the World — Episode 0385/1/2019
    23:15
  14. 22.
    Turning "Ugh, Another Meeting?" into "Yay, Another Meeting!" — Episode 0374/15/2019
    18:48
  15. 23.
    Community-Minded Design with Todd Lehman — Episode 0363/25/2019
    16:12
  16. 24.
    A Park and Rec Program Created 500,000 Healthier Youth — Episode 0353/18/2019
    18:39
  17. 25.
    Is This the End of Recycling? — Episode 0342/25/2019
    27:36
  18. 26.
    Lifeguard Shortage? What Lifeguard Shortage? — Episode 0332/11/2019
    21:46
  19. 27.
    How One Man (And His Family) Changed the Culture of a Community — Episode 0321/28/2019
    22:03
  20. 28.
    Park Development Means Economic Development — Episode 0311/7/2019
    28:08
  21. 29.
    Help! We're Losing Our Parks! — Episode 03012/21/2018
    14:47
  22. 30.
    What Are Your Park and Rec Pet Peeves? — Episode 02911/6/2018
    10:03
  23. 31.
    Does Our Built Environment Impact Our Health Behaviors? — Episode 02810/22/2018
    27:22
  24. 32.
    What Does It Take to Raise the Bar in Parks and Rec? — Episode 2710/2/2018
    19:48
  25. 33.
    Universal Recreation: Meh or Magnificent? — Episode 0269/18/2018
    23:11
  26. 34.
    Celebrating Our 25th Episode: Why We Love Park & Rec Pros — Episode 0259/4/2018
    14:29
  27. 35.
    How Risk Play Can Benefit Kids — Episode 0248/20/2018
    35:37
  28. 36.
    Parks and Rec Brings the Fun — Episode 0237/31/2018
    22:14
  29. 37.
    Celebrating "A Lifetime of Discovery!" — Episode 0226/29/2018
    19:36
  30. 38.
    How Parks and Rec Served Over 85 Million Meals — Episode 0216/5/2018
    30:41
  31. 39.
    Parks and Rec is Transforming the Lives of Older Adults (and Vice Versa) — Episode 0205/28/2018
    9:32
  32. 40.
    The Great NRPA Owl Rescue — Episode 0195/7/2018
    20:45
  33. 41.
    What Do Dream Parks Look Like to Kids? — Episode 0184/9/2018
    9:01
  34. 42.
    Parks and Recreation in a Digital World — Episode 0172/26/2018
    17:58
  35. 43.
    How to Improve Your Cardiovascular Health and #MoveWithHeart — Episode 0162/5/2018
    21:16
  36. 44.
    How the Rise of Technology Could Help Us Reclaim Our Paradise — Episode 0151/22/2018
    14:57
  37. 45.
    Why Everyone in San Francisco Lives Within a 10-Minute Walk to a Park — Episode 0141/9/2018
    13:25
  38. 46.
    Mayor Hillary Schieve on Why Parks and Recreation is Vital to a Thriving Reno — Episode 01312/27/2017
    11:35
  39. 47.
    9 Minutes with 9-Year-Old Kedar on How to Save Pollinators — Episode 01212/11/2017
    9:23
  40. 48.
    5 Healthy Out-of-School Time Myths Busted — Episode 01111/27/2017
    24:19
  41. 49.
    Why 3 National Orgs Came Together to Promote Proximity to Parks — Episode 01011/13/2017
    20:26
  42. 50.
    Are You Annoying? And Other Fun Tidbits to Have Conversations that Matter: Interview with Jessica Pettitt — Episode 00910/30/2017
    26:34

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