The book includes a CD of The Management of Park
and Recreation Agencies electronic publication and Compendium materials.
of Park and Recreation Agencies, is sponsored by the Commission on
Accreditation for Park and Recreation agencies (CAPRA) in order to share with
professionals—now and in the future—the desirable practices of the profession
embodied in the Standards for National Accreditation for Park and Recreation
Agencies. These standards are used as the guideline for what should be included
in the book. Each chapter addresses specific standards needed for
The purpose of the book is to help administrators of every area of recreation and
parks, including those in for-profit, non-profit, commercial, and public operations. The emphasis is on public recreation and parks, since those are the
agencies for which the standards were written. However, each standard can be
used by any agency that provides park and recreation facilities, programs, or
services. It is geared to managers and what they need to know, not to the program
or maintenance supervisors.
$65 (member) or $90 (non-member)