April 9, 2014

Columbus OH: Time to Vote for Art Bike Racks

Dear Community Recreation Members, Some of you may recall hearing the exciting news last June that eight recreation facilities had been selected to participate in the […]
January 20, 2014

Keys to Understanding State Level School Policies Webinar

WEBINAR: Keys to Understanding State Level School Health Policies on January 30, 1-2 pm EDT   As leaders across the country seek to improve student health, there […]
December 23, 2013

Homeowners Association bans playing in street

LNCI member Traci Aquara, Program Administrator, Heart of Ohio RC&D, shared this link last week. We think you will be just as surprised as we were: […]
October 10, 2013

Ohio and National News related to the movement

LNCI member Mark Young, our liaison to the state and local parks and recreation scene, has the following to share: National Rec & Parks focused on […]
October 1, 2013

Ohio legislation pending to make it easier for communities to access public school open spaces, tracks, etc.

Safe Places to Get Exercise  Aren’t Always Available in Every  Community–But They Could Be! We all need physical activity to be healthy. In fact, research shows […]
May 7, 2013

Legislation update from our Ohio legislative liaison

Recent discussions with Ohio’s congressional delegation indicated support support for the goals, but uncertainty about the passage of any legislation that involved additional government spending. Here is an update […]
April 7, 2012

Update on LNCI-related federal legislation

On March 28 parks and recreation 250 parks and recreation professionals and citizen advocates from across the country ascended on Capitol Hill to meet with U.S. […]
February 9, 2012

Safe Routes to School

Reprinted from SRTS email: Double Your Impact’”Act Now on Key Senate and House Transportation Votes  It’s time to ask every Senator and every Representative to save […]
March 19, 2011

Federal legislation updates

No Child Left Inside Act NRPA staff have met with Rep. Sarbanes (D-MD) staff and have learned that Rep. Sarbanes intends to introduce the bill in […]