Programming While Social Distancing: Creative Strategies to Engage Communities

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Programming While Social Distancing: Creative Strategies to Engage Communities

With the park and recreation landscape changing every day in response to COVID-19, many cities have closed recreation centers, park facilities, and in some cases, even parks and trails in an effort to slow the spread of the virus. Park staff are adapting to this new environment in creative ways, taking traditional programming online and creating new programming to engage adults and children alike around physical activity, connection to nature, and mental wellness.

Join us to learn how your peers are using social media, live-streaming, signage and other communication and engagement strategies to connect residents to physical activity, nature, and each other.

Due to the popularity of this topic, we are seeing a high number of registrants. We encourage you to join at least 15 minutes early, as we have a set capacity for attendees to join the webinar. If you are not able to access the webinar live, not to worry! The recording will be available on this page one to two days after the webinar airs. All registrants will also receive an email with a link to the recording and related resources.


Caryn Ernst, Director of Strategic Initiatives, City Parks Alliance


George Abbott, Director of External Affairs, Memphis River Parks Partnership

Helen Hope, Program Associate, Memphis River Parks Partnership

Whitney Hoshaw, Community Engagement and Public Relations Supervisor, Willamalane Park and Recreation District, Oregon

Mike Riley, Director, Maryland National Capital Parks

Apr 9, 2020