What Can Public Health Learn from Parks and Recreation Efforts?

Webinar //


Jun 18 2019, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM EST


Join the Bloomberg American Health Initiative and the American Public Health Association for this conversation about how park and recreation agencies actively influence health and advance equity.

Participants will learn about:

  • tools agencies can use to promote healthy lifestyles;
  • local case examples; and
  • a collaborative project among public health, medical and school partnerships that led to a community preventative health systems plan led by parks and recreation. 

View the webinar slides (PDF): Welcome, Finlay, Penbrooke

Welcome: Kate Robb, MSPH, Senior Program Manager, Environmental Health, APHA Center for Public Health Policy

Moderator: Nonet Sykes, Chief Equity & Inclusion Officer, Atlanta Beltline, Inc.


Anthony Finlay, Executive Director, Hutchinson Recreation Commission
Teresa L. Penbrooke, PhD, MAOM, CPRE, Director, Healthy Communities Research Group, GP RED, CEO and Founder, GreenPlay, LLC, & Affiliate Faculty, Metropolitan State University — Denver