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Sharing the stories of purpose-driven Parks and Recreation professionals. We believe every professional has the potential to make a difference in their organization and in their communities. These are the stories of the future leaders who are navigating their career and finding their purpose through Parks and Recreation. (Previously: Becky Talks Parks)
 
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Whew, we made it! In this episode, Anthony and Becky sit down to reflect back on 2020 and think about the future of this next year. As his last year of being a young professional, Anthony talks through some of his highlights as he moves on to the next stage in his career. Becky talks about the transition between her passion project and making it in…
 
Marissa and Becky sit down to discuss how we survived this year as working moms. We discuss what it was like to navigate a new normal of virtual learning, working from home, and transitioning back into the office. If you're a woman working in parks and recreation, how have you had to adapt? How did your views on goal setting, work/life balance, and…
 
For many young professionals there exist an idea of a “perfect” job that often goes along with the “perfect” life. But, as many of us have found sometimes the idea of perfect is far from the reality that exists. We sat down with Brittanie Propes to discuss her journey towards finding balance in her personal and professional life and how it led her …
 
What can parks and recreation professionals do during their first year to set their career up for success? That’s what this episode is all about with Jody Siemer and Marissa Moravec. Listen in to hear about the tactical steps that young professionals can take to launch their career in a positive direction. Jody Siemer is an outstanding Parks & Recr…
 
All agencies, public, private, and nonprofit have been negatively effected by the Coronavirus. There is not one agency or person who will not feel the effects. There is NO waiting to go back to the way it was. Tom O'Rourke is an experienced Park and Recreation Professional with over 40 years experience managing the people who manage great Parks and…
 
In this episode, Atuya and Anthony sit down to talk about how as park and recreation professionals, we have impact the lives in the communities we serve on a daily basis and create lifelong memories. It is often said that we work so that others can play! With that said, it is extremely important that park and recreation professionals prioritize the…
 
Hello everyone! This week is election week, and today specifically is November 3, election day. I want to come onto the podcast and remind you all to protect your mental health this week. We just don’t know what the future holds, so let’s focus on what you can control - which is your perspective, your actions, your mental health.--- Send in a voice…
 
Have you ever had someone that truly believed in you? Who truly saw your potential and walked alongside you to watch you succeed? Who pushed you to the next level in your career? That is the definition of a great mentor, and That's what a mentorship can do for you. COVID-19 is going to deeply impact students and young professionals futures. Having …
 
A cemetery is more than just a place for interments, it’s a place for history and place for ecology and a place for human wellbeing. In this episode, Marissa talks with Karl Nesbitt about how cemeteries over time are changing environments and memorialization can also be a place for recreation. The design of cemetery space is starting reflect the co…
 
Brian VanDongen (Connect on LinkedIn) is nationally certified park and recreation professional who has designed and implemented transformational recreation programming for thousands of participants. He works to provide necessary and needed recreational programming for the health and well being of residents. He promotes the value of play throughout …
 
Typically, we talk to local park and recreation leaders, but every now and then, we expand our perspective a bit and talk to others on a national scale. This particular conversation is important, for a couple of reasons: 1) We are committed to having difficult conversations that will help make a more equitable and diverse future for our field. That…
 
We are all still navigating these conversations about race and equity, so today's episode is about how to create safe spaces that nurture conversation for growth and understanding. Marissa Moravec chats with Tracey Crawford to talk openly about how to create safe and brave spaces. Many people might say that these conversations are too difficult or …
 
If you've been curious about how partnerships can help your agency, be sure to tune into the latest episode with Christie Bruner from Healthy St. Pete (https://www.healthystpetefl.com/). You will learn how parks and recreation can partner with local organizations to improve the health in your community. Here are three things to takeaway. 1. Power o…
 
Submit your stories of funny things that have happened to you on the job at hello@letstalkparks.com --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/lets-talk-parks/message
 
In this episode, Anthony Iracki sits down with Meg Harrington, who is an Aquatics Supervisor for the Columbia Parks and Recreation Department. In this episode, you'll hear about the transition of Millennials who are becoming managers - those that are working with the younger generations, and those that are still being managed by Baby Boomers. That …
 
Marissa sat down to talk with Dr. Jeremy Robinette from Western Illinois University about educating our communities about Parks and Recreation. I think so many of us ended up falling into this field. We didn't know that this was a profession until we were in college, or maybe we were already graduated from college and had a degree in something else…
 
In today's world of constant connection to technology and a changing global climate, it is more important now more than ever to connect youth to the outdoors, especially at a young age. The steps taken to do so can have lifelong impacts, not just for those youth, but for the world. In this episode, Dave Herpy and Becky talk about: Why connecting to…
 
Hello everyone and welcome back! Thanks for joining us today for an episode about embracing young professionals.In this episode, Chris Nunes talks with Anthony about how to break down barriers between new and older professionals and some of the obstacles that are often faced when doing so. The conversation also covers the many benefits of intergene…
 
Jason Elissalde has more than 20 years experience in both training and leadership roles. First in the public sector with companies like Enterprise Rent-A-Car, T-Mobile, and Target. 7 years ago Jason took a position at the Gold Medal Winning Willamalane Park and Recreation District in Springfield Oregon, and fell in love with the industry as a whole…
 
Today we thought it would be fun to take you behind-the-scenes for a candid conversation with the co-hosts of the show.In this episode, you'll hear: How Marissa got involved into the show The biggest misconceptions about us and this podcast Some thoughts around what it looks like for P&R to start a movementHave a great week, stay safe, and get outd…
 
Does anyone else wish that they had a Budgeting 101 to prepare you for time in parks and recreation? Don't get me wrong, I had accounting and statistics, but they were general. P&R is a little different, and it takes years of experience to finally "get it." Even after asking my supervisors multiple times to involve me in budget discussions, I admit…
 
We've all taken personality tests, but have you seen them being used in the workplace? In this quick field report, Marissa talks about how one of her favorite, most effective teams she's ever been on was managed by a leader who used a personality test to understand her team.If you enjoyed this episode and are looking for more information on the top…
 
When you think about the future of parks and recreation, what do you see? Thinking past the pandemic, what outcomes can we look forward to? How can things shift for you and your agency?In case you need to hear it, you have permission to dream about the future of our field. You can choose to be optimistic and see the bright side. There are opportuni…
 
This week's episode is with Marissa Moravec and Greg Stopka. Greg is the Strategy and Innovation Manager for the Park District of Oak Park in Illinois. This conversation is about how local government is changing from merely providing services to solving real problems in communities through creative problem solving. In this episode, you will learn:1…
 
Studies show that children retain more information and form a deeper connection to Nature when it is presented to them near their home as opposed to part of a field trip. In this episode, we sit down Attiyya Atkins of Broward Count Parks and Rec to discuss the latent potential of urban parks and how conducting environmental education programs right…
 
Now is great time to connect and collaborate with other agencies, partners, and especially your state association. State associations provide immense value to their members, and today we look at how you can utilize their resources, networks, and knowledge to navigate today's uncertain circumstances.You can read the full version of the podcast on th…
 
This time in history looks different for many of us. For some, it may be time to slow down, pause, and reflect on where you've been and where you want to go. For others, it may be the right time to step into a new idea, a new reality - one that matches with your dreams and career vision. For those of us who are embarking on a new phase, you may be …
 
Happy Parks and Recreation Month! July is a time to reflect, celebrate, and share our passion for parks and recreation! This week's episode features Amanda D'Agostino, a student and young professional who has taken a non-traditional path to her current role after finding the life-changing power of recreation herself.Some of the takeaways you'll lea…
 
This month is about YOU - the dedicated, selfless, essential employees that make up the parks and recreation profession. We couldn't be more excited to celebrate the work you're doing! Go do amazing things this July!If you enjoyed this episode and are looking for more information on the topic or would like to learn how you can become a contributor …
 
A lot has happened in the last few months, and I'm sure it's impacted your life and your job in ways you could have never imagined. Marissa Moravec joins us this week on the Let's Talk Parks podcast. She talks to us about how now is a critical time to be honest... first, with ourselves, then with our communities, and finally with our agencies/emplo…
 
One thing that is certain is our need to continue growing and developing as professionals even in times of uncertainty. From building your personal brand, pushing through monotony, and finding opportunities outside our typical sphere of parks and recreation there’s never a shortage of ways to continue your development.We sat down with Brandon Ashe …
 
Notice anything new around here? We’ve been working hard behind the scenes to rebrand Becky Talks Parks into Let’s Talk Parks. Now, you might be asking why the rebrand? The short answer is we wanted to make sure you knew the show was about you, the listener, and all the hard work you’re doing out there to make your community the best it can be. The…
 
Have you gotten the hang of remote working yet, or have you made the switch back to the office since quarantine started? This episode was recorded in late April and I meant to get this out sooner! Hopefully you can find these tips useful as you continue to balance your life and your work, whether you're working in the office or at home.If you enjoy…
 
This week we look at what it's like to be a woman working in parks and recreation. We explore some of our natural tendencies that don't always serve us, especially when aiming for leadership positions. Join me and Marissa Moravec as we talk about our personal experiences working in the field, and the advice we would give to new professionals as wom…
 
For most of us seeking to advance our career there's no shortage of information available in regards to leadership, management, and team building. While all important there is one topic that is often overlooked in the discussion and that is power. What does it mean to have power in your position and gain more as you advance? How can you effectively…
 
If you've never heard of What The Rec, you've been missing out! What The Rec was created by Katherine Dancangelis, who has a passion for Therapeutic Recreation - specifically gerontology (older adults). In this episode, we talk about what she loves about her job, why she started her website, and advice for anyone looking to get into the field. Enjo…
 
The world is changing like we've never seen before. The coronovirus is spreading, and impacting parks and recreation agencies across the country. In this conversation, we have a very raw and uncut discussion about the world as it stands today. Anthony Iracki and I talk about how its impacting parks and recreation services, remote work, mental healt…
 
For all intents and purposes the phrase “Personal Brand” is a fancy way of saying the word “Reputation.” However dressed up as it may be, it does not mask the importance of the term nor the weight that it carries. If there's one thing professionals at every stage of their career should be keenly aware of it is their brand, their reputation. Your pe…
 
Today’s topic is about finding your voice. I think our generation is more inclined to want their voice to be “heard” than other generations. We want to make an impact, whether that be on a local level or national scale. There are many ways to do that - and in a future episode, we will talk about creating your personal brand. That’s definitely impor…
 
Thanks for joining us this week! Anthony Iracki is back, and this episode is all about reflecting back on 2019 and planning for 2020. We talk about how we utilized our time, and what our goals are for this next year. Be sure to head over to beckytalksparks.com and sign up for the email list so that we can send you an email when the new episode drop…
 
From developing program ideas, evaluating success, and managing teams, there’s so much to know when it comes to recreation programming. It’s one of the most rewarding elements of a parks and recreation career – to develop programs that make a difference in the community. Sometimes it can help to hear the perspectives of other programmers who are ro…
 
No one is perfect and it takes a lot of courage to be open and honest about the mistakes you've made. That's why today I'm confessing 6 huge mistakes that I've made throughout my parks and recreation career and what I did to overcome them. If you enjoyed this episode and are looking for more information on the topic or would like to learn how you c…
 
If you've ever wondered how your parks and recreation agency could strengthen your current brand, or rebrand all together then you've come to the right place. Becky sits down with Claire Cox to discuss this important topic and provide some helpful insight into why branding is so important and how to use it effectively. If you enjoyed this episode a…
 
In this episode, Becky speaks with Gabe Castillo who is with the Belvidere Park District in Illinois. Together they walk through the different stages of finding your program idea from community feedback, to then marketing and evaluating that program over time. If you enjoyed this episode and are looking for more information on the topic or would li…
 
What do you do once you figure out that you want to in parks and Recreation? This is the question that Deona and I started within this conversation. Deona reached out to me as a current student in the parks and recreation field. I definitely see her as an up-and-coming leader in our field, and I am excited to hear what she has to say! We talked abo…
 
Today Becky has got a great interview for you! Becky is talking to Craig Bouck from BRS Associates about future trends in recreation centers, including aquatics, operations, planning, and design. BRS is a planning and design firm that focuses primarily on community and recreation design. They work around the country to provide bring a lot of these …
 
Pat O'Toole Pat brings over 25 years of management planning for parks and recreation agencies and has been leading projects for GreenPlay since 2003. Prior to joining GreenPlay, Pat was President of OATS LLC, a private consulting firm. Before that he worked for many years as a Principal for another park planning firm, and he was previously a direct…
 
Staying Relevant in Parks and Recreation is no easy task. Technology is moving at a rapid pace. Trends seem to change daily. What, then, does it mean for agencies to stay relevant? How do we decide when to compete, collaborate, or step back? In this episode, I talk to Chris Nunes from the Woodlands Township to hear his perspective on what it means …
 
Jason Hendrix is a local government professional with 15 years of government experience and is currently a Community Services Supervisor with the City of Menifee. Jason is extremely passionate about the Parks & Recreation industry and has coordinated or supervised numerous program areas including: youth sports, special events, after school programs…
 
In this episode, Becky gives you a rundown of her top 5 favorite tips for the National Recreation and Parks Association Conference. Recorded prior to the 2018 NRPA conference in Indianapolis the tips themselves are timeless so be sure to check this episode out!If you enjoyed this episode and are looking for more information on the topic or would li…
 
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