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City of Miami Parks and Recreation achieves prestigious reaccreditation for the second time, setting the benchmark for excellence

Miami's Parks and Recreation Department's renewed accreditation highlights commitment to superior quality and community service standards

The City of Miami Parks and Recreation Department recently celebrated a significant achievement as it secured reaccreditation for the second time from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)and the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA). The renewed accreditation serves as a testament to the department's unwavering dedication to maintaining exceptional operational standards and serving the community with distinction.

City of Miami Parks setting the gold standard

On 12th October 2023, the department earned reaccreditation, which emphasizes the City of Miami Parks and Recreation Department's commitment to upholding the highest industry standards, as outlined by CAPRA. Having demonstrated compliance with 154 rigorous standards and protocols, the department has solidified its position among the elite agencies nationwide.

Through an in-depth evaluation process, the department has proven its proficiency in managing and administering resources, ensuring safety, and delivering top-notch services and programs for the community's benefit.

A journey of excellence and community impact: Miami Parks director commends dedicated team

Chris Evans, the Miami Parks director, expressed his pride in the dedicated Miami Parks team, highlighting their unwavering commitment to adhering to CAPRA's stringent standards and implementing best practices. Evans emphasized the department's dedication to fostering equity, promoting health and wellness, and preserving the environment within Miami's diverse communities.

The department's continuous efforts not only reflect its dedication to service but also contribute significantly to enhancing the well-being and recreational experiences of Miami's residents and visitors.

"The City of Miami Parks and Recreation Department has been reaccredited by the National Recreation and Park Association's Commission for Accreditation of Parks and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA).” He iterated and expressed that receiving this accreditation for the second time is a badge of honor for them. It’s great to be part of 193 agencies in the country that have earned the same title, according to the director.

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