Benton Parks and Recreation’s Aquatics Director, Adam Nelsen, has been selected to speak at the 2021 National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) Annual Conference, September 21st-23rd in Nashville, TN.
NRPA will be hosting the first-ever hybrid experience of the 2021 Annual Conference this fall. Thousands of park and recreation professionals, champions and industry suppliers will have the opportunity to attend the conference in person or virtually to adapt, connect, unite and lead.
“We have an incredible swimming program that is connected to our community and engaging our citizens in a healthy, positive way.” said Adam Nelsen, Aquatics Director for the City of Benton. “We feel the Sharks program is making a difference. I look forward to presenting to other parks professionals and how they can learn from what we have to offer here in Benton.”
Adam’s presentation “Shark Attack: How to Take a Bite Out of Your Community by Creating Your Own Summer League,” will be an in-depth look at the organization process and success of the award winning Benton Sharks Summer Swim Team.
“I am very proud of Adam and his efforts in the sport of swim.” said Stephanie Jones, Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Benton. “Adam is a pillar in the aquatics community and we are fortunate to have him in Benton.”