On Oct. 9, the City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department received a national Excellence in Innovative Programming Award from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) at a special reception at in Houston.
The Excellence in Innovative Programming Award recognizes and honors an organization that demonstrates leadership in promoting or increasing the awareness of the benefits of parks and recreation to its community.
The Parks and Recreation Department earned this national accolade for programming in the areas of health and wellness, recreation, and arts and humanities. The programs highlighted include Fitness in the Park, the Ride 2 Own bicycle program, and Take Note, the department’s pre-professional youth music ensemble.
For more information on Parks and Recreation Department programs and events, visit sanantonio.gov/parksandrec or call (210) 207-3000.