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Sharing the stories of purpose-driven Parks and Recreation professionals. We believe every professional has the potential to make a difference in their organization and in their communities. These are the stories of the future leaders who are navigating their career and finding their purpose through Parks and Recreation. (Previously: Becky Talks Parks)
 
WARNING EXPLICIT PARKS AND RECREATION REVIEW SHOW. Why are we a different rewatch Podcast? We review by categories What's aged the best? What's aged the worst? Who wins the award for the character that did the most with little screen time? Who wins the over acting award? From 1-10 how bad did you feel for Jerry/Kyle? Half ass internet research Unanswerable Questions AND MORE. Follow our @parksandquestions instagram page. Please support the show. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/adrian ...
 
Do you enjoy outdoor recreation, or want to learn more about Arizona’s outdoor scene? You know…Camping, hiking, mountain biking, fishing, wildlife and bird watching, and more! Join us every other Wednesday as we discuss adventure, beautiful places, and hidden treasures in Arizona’s state parks! Whether you’re a seasoned outdoor veteran or someone looking to get into outdoor recreation, there’s something in this podcast for you!
 
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The July issue of Parks & Recreation magazine is out now, which not only means it’s time for a bonus episode, it also means that we’re only a few days away from July, and Park and Recreation Month is extremely close. As you may know, each year for Park and Recreation Month, we host a cover contest for the July issue of the magazine. Each year we re…
 
In this episode, Marissa and Becky discuss how we have found success in moving ideas forward in the field of Parks and Rec. We talk about the barriers of red tape, the surprising pros and cons of it, and how to move past it. We hope this episode is useful if you've been wanting to make progress on an idea or program, but haven't made traction. Some…
 
This week, Mark and Allen break down the Episode that has Joan Callemezzo, Perd Hapley, MC Martin Housely, and Joe from the Sewer Department all under the same roof! Given a 4 hour programming block (2am to 6am) for the 24-hour "Pawnee Cares" diabetes telethon starting that night, Leslie (who has already been up for 24 hours) gets everyone involved…
 
This week Neil and Randee take a step back and discuss the very different ways they got into outdoor recreation and appreciation. Neil reminisces about his growth as an outdoorsman and talks about sharing his passion for the outdoors with his kids, plus gives great tips for parents that want to spend time with their kids outside. Randee looks back …
 
In line with keeping equity at the center of all we do, NRPA recently released a suite of diversity, equity and inclusion resources for park and recreation professionals. NRPA’s mission of advancing parks, recreation and environmental conservation efforts that enhance the quality of life for all people depends on equity being central to our work. A…
 
It seems I've been getting more questions about being a consultant in the field, so in this episode I talk about why you might consider moving into a consultant role. As a project consultant for GreenPlay LLC for the last five years, I feel very fortunate to work for a company that provides a great and supportive workplace culture. Although every r…
 
This week, Mark and Allen break down the Episode that finally introduces us to April's family and casa Ludgate! Forced to deal with 93 meetings in a single day (due to a mistake by a guilty and embarrassed April), Ron enlists the aid of April, Andy, and Ann. As the day progresses, meetings are handled with mixed results: Ron just silently listens s…
 
Today I want to talk about something that I think is really important, but I couldn't really find anyone talking about this at all. Its the idea that sometimes it's ok to be disengaged at work. As a supervisor, you never want your employees to disengage. But if you are a high achiever, intentionally disengaging can be a good thing. It can prevent y…
 
This week, Mark and Allen break down the Episode that introduces the three men that preceded Ron as Pawnee Parks Director! Working on the Pawnee Summer Catalog, Leslie puts together a reunion between Ron Swanson and his three Park Director predecessors. She hopes it will be a joyous occasion and plans to write a letter about it for the catalog. How…
 
Today is the first day of Pride Month, yet, as we kick off this month-long celebration designed to achieve equal justice and equal opportunity for the LGBTQ+ community, we continue to see many states introducing harmful legislation aimed at preventing transgender youth from participating in sports. At NRPA, it’s our position that being recognized a…
 
In this episode, Marissa and Becky talk about fresh ideas for recruiting seasonal employees. Check out all of the ideas that we talked about on our blog: https://letstalkparks.com/fresh-ideas-to-recruit-seasonal-employees/--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lets-talk-parks/message
 
This week, Mark and Allen break down the Episode that reveals the secret to Jerry's approach to life (you'll have to wait until the very end). When Jerry gets mugged while refilling the park's hummingbird feeders, Leslie feels bad about how much they make fun of him, and urges the gang to refrain, while also working with LOUD park security ranger C…
 
Neil and Randee recently had a chance to sit down with Arizona State Parks and Trails Director Bob Broscheid to discuss an array of outdoor related topics. Director Broscheid has spent a lifetime exploring the outdoors and his outlook on sharing outdoor experiences is an inspiration to everyone that loves spending time outside. Recreate Responsibly…
 
The June issue of Parks & Recreation magazine is out now, and on today’s bonus episode of the podcast, we’ll be diving deeper into one of this month’s feature stories, “Mental Health Care in a Pandemic.” In the article, Parks & Recreation’s Associate Editor Lindsay Hogeboom explored the ways park and recreation agencies have provided mental health …
 
How many times over the last year have you gotten an urgent phone call or email that needed your attention right away? Probably way more than you ever imagined. We hope that as work relaxes into summer (or at least as things get a little more predictable), you have the chance to move out of the urgency that has been 2020. Instead, in this episode, …
 
This week, Mark and Allen break down the Episode that not only introduces Pawnee Animal Control, but also gives us a sneak peak at Ron's Haven! When Mayor Gunderson's dog Rufus (everybody loves Rufus) is bitten by the infamous possum Fairway Frank at Pawnee Municipal Golf Course, mayoral representative Evelyn Roushland asks Leslie to take action. L…
 
Today’s episode is a very bittersweet one, as we are bidding farewell to one-half of the Open Space Radio team. Roxanne Sutton, NRPA Director of Communications and the creative mind behind launching Open Space Radio, will be moving on and pursuing some really cool new adventures soon — but this, unfortunately, means she will no longer be co-hosting…
 
On this episode we spoke with Producing Artistic Director, Matt Wallace from Kentucky Shakespeare! We discussed Shakespeare in the Parks tour performance of Romeo and Juliet, as well as the upcoming 61st annual summer Shakespeare Festival in Central Park.Louisville Parks and Recreation による
 
In this episode, Katie Garrett and Becky sit down to talk about the important of mindfulness in Parks & Recreation. If you've been struggling with burnout, overwhelm, or exhaustion then this episode is for you! So often, professionals that are deemed "essential" become overworked when budgets, timelines, or resources get tight. Parks and Recreation…
 
This week, Mark and Allen break down the Episode that introduces the inside of the famous Snakehole Lounge nightclub! A letter to the department makes Leslie think she is being named Woman of the Year, but instead it is going to Ron! While Ron knows this is a dumb mistake, he uses it to tease Leslie for caring about "crap like this", fully intendin…
 
Arizona’s Office of Tourism is making waves in the sustainability realm thanks to an exciting new partnership with Leave No Trace! How do Leave No Trace principles foster sustainable tourism practices in Arizona? Find out by joining Neil and Randee as they discuss Arizona’s NEW Appreciate AZ campaign with Debbie Johnson, Executive Director of the A…
 
Women in Leisure Services (WILS) was started in 1935 as Chi Kappa Rho, a sorority for women in the field of parks and recreation by Helen I. Pontius. She believed that women engaged professionally in the various fields of recreation could come together to promote unity of purpose, high standards of achievement, and a better understanding and apprec…
 
This week, Mark and Allen break down the Episode that not only introduces Galentine's Day, but also Dennis Feinstein's unforgettable perfume line! When Leslie's boyfriend Justin hears a story from Marlene (Leslie's mom) about Frank "the one that got away", Leslie and Justin track him down to reunite them at the Valentine's Day dance at the Senior C…
 
On today’s episode of Open Space Radio, we’re re-releasing one of our Coffee Talks from last year’s NRPA Virtual, where we discussed the importance of park and recreation professionals being prepared for disasters due to a changing climate. We were joined by Kenny Weigandt from Willamalane Park and Recreation District in Oregon and John DiSpaldo, a…
 
Assistant Director of Recreation and culinary expert, Ben Johnson joined us for our latest episode to talk about the reopening community centers. This will provide a safe area for children across Louisville Metro. We also learned about his upcoming cooking series, Dine and Dash starting in July.Louisville Parks and Recreation による
 
This week I am bringing back one of my FAVORITE episodes ever on the podcast. This is an episode that EVERY professional in the field should listen to, especially before summer. Whether you are a supervisor or an emerging professional, all I can say is that you will benefit from the wisdom that Angela Summers shares on this one. During this episode…
 
This week, Mark and Allen utilize the varied talents of unpaid intern Constantine to select the questions. This could be dangerous, but our intrepid hosts are not afraid! As always, Mark and Allen answer some questions that have been on the viewers minds for quite some time, including questions about Mike Schur, podcasting in general, Kevin Symons,…
 
What happens when you don't get the promotion you've been planning and hoping for? With anything that happens that doesn't go as planned, you may find it difficult to see the lessons learned. Sometimes in retrospect you may realize that you've been striving for the new role, new title, new responsibilities... but what you are ACTUALLY missing is en…
 
This week, Mark and Allen break down the Episode that gives us a greater understanding of one of Pawnee's oldest and best known institutions... Sweetums! Sweetums tries partnering with the Parks Dept to market NutriYum Bars to park visitors. Ideologies clash as Ron (consumer choice) squares off against Leslie (public safety). Convincing City Manage…
 
In celebration of April being Earth Month, and with Earth Day coming up on Thursday, we’re excited to be discussing a program focused on creating leaders for climate solutions. The program, Climate for Health, was founded by ecoAmerica and NRPA has partnered with them to bring the initiative to park and recreation professionals. Climate for Health …
 
Have you ever wondered about a day in the life of a park ranger? Today we sat down with Jared, one of the superstar rangers at Red Rock State Park. This episode is jam-packed, thanks to Jared’s laid-back style and commitment to sustainability! Listen in as Jared talks about a day in the life of a ranger, properly hydrating before your trip, leave n…
 
The May issue of Parks & Recreation magazine is out now, and on today’s bonus episode of the podcast, we’re diving deeper into one of this month’s feature stories, “From Plans to Parks.” In this article, Clement Lau details how the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation is implementing equity-focused park and recreation plans to ensu…
 
True story, this podcast episode was created for my younger self. I was constantly told as a young professional that I needed to be more assertive - but without any clear direction. It was a struggle to find the balance as a new supervisor to be both assertive, kind, and tactful. To be honest, I'm definitely still learning the art of assertiveness.…
 
This week, Mark and Allen break down the Episode that lets us finally peer inside the one area of Leslie's life that has remained a mystery - her house! Having been on several great dates with Justin, Leslie wants to plan their best date ever for when he next comes to Pawnee. It quickly becomes obvious she has bitten off more than she can chew. In …
 
There are many misconceptions about therapeutic recreation and the individuals that these recreation professionals serve. Chelsea Crockford, CTRS from Connect Through Leisure sits down with Marissa to discuss barriers that individuals with disabilities face in public as well as when the seek to participate in recreation activities. We hope that our…
 
This week, Mark and Allen break down the Episode that reminds us all just how awkward being setup can actually be! For starters, while Leslie is interested in Justin, an old attorney friend of Ann's, Ann is clearly saving him for herself and sets up Leslie with a really...interesting...doctor she kind of knows. A really awkward dinner date leads to…
 
Today’s episode is airing on April 6, National Student-Athlete Day. While today’s guest is no longer a student, she has been an athlete for Special Olympics Minnesota for 19 years. Abby Hirsch, who was born with Down syndrome, competes in various sports, including basketball, bocce ball, bowling, downhill skiing, poly hockey, powerlifting, SOfit, s…
 
Raise your hand if you've ever completed a facility or park inspection, noticed a safety hazard, or budgeted for improvements in your facility. If you're in the field of parks and recreation; likely you've been involved in the maintenance of your parks or facilities in one way or another. Marissa sits down with Jeff Reinhard, retired Director of Pa…
 
When we last left our heroes, the brave Mark and Allen (and almost-as-brave intern Constantine) had valiantly broken down Christmas Scandal, the very first Park & Recs Christmas episode. Five storylines, people! Five!!! They walked through the episode scene by scene, discussed the highs and lows, the funny points, the heart moments, and everything …
 
Listen as Neil and Randee discuss fun ways to use the parks with Nina D! Nina, a former local on-air personality and social media influencer, is new to the parks! She shares some awesome insights in this episode about how new outdoor lovers can enjoy Arizona’s beautiful places. It really is easier than you think to get outside and have fun in the p…
 
In this episode, Becky jumps on the mic to talk about how we can learn to go to use an experimenter's mindset to take us through our career journey. We have to be willing to take risks and come out the other side better - not focusing so much on RESULTS, but rather RELATIONSHIPS we can build along the way. By having fun and thinking about each new …
 
Get out your calculators and count along with us as Mark and Allen breakdown this jam-packed episode that has no less than 5 story lines! In fact this episode has so much going on that we decided to break it into 2-parts this week. We've got Christmas Follies, sex scandals, gift exchanges, liver-ladies, life-altering relationship decisions and did …
 
A few months ago, we came across a post on LinkedIn that really pulled at our heartstrings and demonstrated how resilient a person can be when they have their mind set on a goal. The post chronicled the journey of one individual who went from experiencing homelessness to becoming the director of a park and recreation agency and a leader in his comm…
 
We've been getting a lot of questions about finding work right now. The job landscape looks so different, and the typical ways of volunteering and shadowing may not be available like they used to be. While many of the tried-and-true advice around cover letters and interviews still stand, we feel that it's even more competitive than it's ever been..…
 
The April issue of Parks & Recreation magazine is out now, and on today’s bonus episode of the podcast, we’re diving deeper into one of this month’s cover stories, “Protecting the Land and Its History.” If you tuned in to last month’s bonus episode, then you’re probably just as excited as we are for tomorrow’s TEDxCollegePark event, “An Equal Futur…
 
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