FOCUS is the official magazine of NDRPA. It is distributed quarterly via mail to more than 600 park and recreation professionals and posted on the NDRPA website. FOCUS is dedicated to informing NDRPA members about trends in the park and recreation industry, training opportunities, association news and updates on people and projects around the state.

Winter Newsletter
Spring Newsletter
Summer Newsletter
Fall Newsletter

NDRPA members are encouraged to submit articles and photographs that showcase parks and recreation facilities, programs, projects and staff as well as story ideas and other relevant materials for park and recreation professionals.  The 2017 deadlines for submitting articles for FOCUS are as follows:

Issue Submission Deadline Estimated Distribution Date
Winter Jan. 15 Feb. 15
Spring April 15 May 15
Summer July 15 Aug. 15
Fall Oct. 15 Nov. 15

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NDRPA Professional Directory

NDRPA publishes a professional directory every two years. It is a helpful desk reference that includes contact information for agencies and organizations involved in parks and recreation in North Dakota. It is distributed to exclusively to NDRPA members. The next edition will be published in 2018.

NDRPA eUpdate

NDRPA eUpdate is distributed the 15th of each month – the deadline for submissions is the 10th. Submissions will be accepted from NDRPA agency, professional, allied and education members. NDRPA eUpdate will include short blurbs on timely events and news that would be of interest to a majority of NDRPA members.