This award recognizes outstanding initiatives by agencies, departments, or districts in their effort to deliver the highest level of recreation and leisure programs and services that embody and embrace the values and mission of the profession and move the agency towards a stronger position or role within the community.

Congratulations to our
2016 Creating Community Award Winners!

Aging Well
City of West Sacramento for Generation Bridge: An Intergenerational Volunteer Program

Arts and Cultural Services
City of Riverside for Riverside Arts Academy

Community Health and Wellness
City of Fontana for Let’s Move on the Trail

Environmental Stewardship
Sonoma County Regional Parks for Acorns to Oaks Elementary Field Trip Program

Neighborhood/Community Building
City of Long Beach for BE S.A.F.E. (Summer Activities in a Friendly Environment) Program

Park & Facility Maintenance
City of South Pasadena for First in the Nation to be Certified American Green Zone City

Serving the Underserved
East Bay Regional Park District for Community Outdoor Outreach Program (CO-OP)

Youth Development
San Francisco Recreation and Parks for Mayor’s Teen Outdoor Experience

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