The Johnson County Park & Recreation
District is honored to be one of four finalists for the prestigious
National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation
This Gold Medal video has been submitted to the judging committee
as part of the award process and is a reflection of our board
and staff's commitment to enhancing the quality of life in
Johnson County by providing high quality parks, programs,
Through the Gold Medal Awards program,
the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration
(AAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
honor agencies that demonstrate excellence through long-range
planning, resource management, volunteerism, environmental
stewardship, program development, professional development,
and agency recognition.
Agencies are judged on their ability to address the needs
of those they serve through the collective energies of citizens,
staff, board members, and elected officials.
Along with the other three finalists in the Class I Division,
JCPRD is competing for the 2016 Grand Plaque Award that will
be announced in October at the NRPA Annual Conference in St.