September 19, 2020

GameTime Launches Good News: in Parks!™ Podcast

Good News: In Parks!™ is a live Zoom show produced by PlayCore and GameTime to help parks professionals connect and share great ideas and best practices. From the first episode on July 9, 2020, the show became an instant hit among parks and recreation advocates who love the interactive format and a chance to share what matters most to them right now. By popular demand, Good News in Parks is now available as a podcast.

Never Miss an Episode

"Every week we received emails, calls, and texts from people who missed an episode of the live show. They wanted to catch up on the good news people were sharing," said Kent Callison, director or marketing for GameTime. "We created the podcast so anyone can listen anytime, anywhere." 

We make it easy to enjoy previous episodes*:

Join Us for Live Episodes

You can register to participate in the live episodes of Good News in Parks to enjoy all the interactive features that make the show unique. Live viewers engage with the guests through polls and surveys, Q&A sessions, and recognition of parks professionals who are making a difference. Participants who register for and watch the live show are also eligible for CEU*. 

Relevant and Timely Content 

Parks and recreation has never been more relevant for communities. Parks professionals are facing the challenge and providing innovative essential services. More than ever, we need parks, and we need to support one another in our mission to improve quality of life through parks and recreation. 

PlayCore and GameTime introduced Good News in Parks as a live bi-monthly Zoom show to share the amazing work of parks departments. Each epsiode, three leading parks professionals share best practices across relevant topics. Viewers hear great ideas to create a positive and lating impact in the community. 

Attendees are also eligible to receive a certificate of completion for 0.1 education units.

Hosts and Guests Who Know Parks

Hosts Jodie Adams, Parks Director Emeritus and past President NRPA Board of Directors; and Anne- Marie Spencer, PlayCore VP of Marketing and Master Trainer lead guest panelists in robust discussions, audience polls, and special recognition segments. Guest panelists on the show come from cities large and small with unique insight and expertise on how to make parks a vital part of community wellbeing.

Share Good News

Whether you watch live or listen later, we are excited to share the good news that is happening in parks right now. We hope you will share Good News in Parks with your friends and colleagues. Our mission is to continue the work we began in 1929 to enrich the lives of all people through play and recreation.


*Note: Watching previous episodes on YouTube, or listening to podcast episodes does not qualify you for CEU. To receive CEU, you must register for and watch a live Zoom show.