Listings and links to US, United States Parks & Recreation Associations and National Organizations.
PO Box 230579 Montgomery, AL 36123-0579
The Alabama Recreation and Parks Association represents more than 800 professionals delivering park, recreation and therapeutic recreation services in local, county, state, school district, private and agency settings. The benefits of Parks and Recreation are endless, serving individuals, our communities, our environment and our economy.
P.O. Box 100161 Anchorage, AK 99510-0161
Alaska Recreation & parks Association. Providing a forum for interchange of ideas and information among parks, recreation and wildland professionals and supporters; Promoting the personal, environmental, social and economic benefits of parks, recreation and wildlands
1422 N. 44th St., #211 Phoenix, AZ 85008
Arizona Parks & Recreation Associations mission is to provide professional development, advocacy and resources to all. Also to enhance quality of life through parks, recreation and environmental conservation; to positively impact every parks and recreation professional in the State of Arizona.
PO Box 326 Fayetteville, AR 72702
Arkansas recreation was Organized in 1964. It is a professional organization for park, recreation and leisure services professionals.
As a National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) affiliate, ARPA strives to provide recreation, park and leisure services professionals with an active organization that broadens recreation, park and also leisure opportunities for all Arkansas citizens.
7971 Freeport Blvd. Sacramento, CA 95832
California Park & Recreation
The California Park & Recreation Society’s mission is to advance the park and recreation. Profession through education, networking also resources and advocacy.
P.O. Box 1037 Wheat Ridge, CO 80034
Colorado Recreation & Parks Association, CPRA is a dynamic, proactive organization that creates healthy residents and livable communities. Promoting excellence in parks and recreation. Our mission is to promote the parks and recreation profession and its growth throughout the State of Colorado.
135 Day St, 2nd Floor, 2H, Newington, CT 06111
The Connecticut Recreation and Parks Association, Inc. is a 501 (C)3 non-profit charitable organization. We are dedicated to the promotion, development also improvement of all recreation and parks services within the state of Connecticut.
411 Office Plaza Drive Tallahassee Florida 32301-2756
Florida Recreation & Parks Association. To establish parks and recreation as a cornerstone of health, economic development also environmental sustainability and community throughout the state of Florida.
Through the actions of engaging, educating, advocating and also sustaining, FRPA will equip local departments with the tools necessary to advance parks and recreation in these areas.
1285 Parker Rd. Conyers, GA 30094
The Georgia Recreation and Park Association was formed in 1945. A private, non-profit Institution to support and promote the recreation and park industries within the state of Georgia. It is the only state organization that serves as an advocate for quality recreation and also park areas. Facilities, programs and services at the local level. The Association is governed by a 34 member Board of Trustees and also has a membership in excess of 1600.
Aupuni Center, 101 Pauahi Street, Suite 6, Hilo, HI 96720
Hawaii Recreation & Parks Association provides a wide array of services for the public with Excellence, Integrity and Aloha.
211 E. Monroe Street Springfield, IL 62701-1186
The Illinois Association of Park Districts is a nonprofit service, research and education organization that serves park districts also forest preserves, conservation, municipal park and recreation, and special recreation agencies. The association advances these agencies, their citizen board members and professional staff in their ability to provide outstanding park and recreation opportunities, preserve natural resources and improve the quality of life for all people in Illinois.
Our mission at the Illinois Parks & Recreation Association is to provide and promote exceptional standards of education, networking, and also resources for all professionals in the Illinois park, recreation, and conservation communities.
P.O. Box 888 Cicero, IN 46034
The Indiana Park and Recreation Association (IPRA) is a professional association also representing over 900 parks and recreation professionals throughout the state.
1534 Penrose Street Grinnell, IA 50112-1203
Iowa Recreation & Parks Association “To support the advancement of park, and Iowa recreation and environmental conservation opportunities through education also resource tools and advocacy.”
700 SW Jackson St, Suite 805 Topeka, KS 66603-3737
The Kansas Recreation and Park Association (KRPA) is a non-profit, professional organization representing the parks, recreation, also leisure industry in Kansas. We represent nearly 1,000 professional, commercial, agency, board/commission, student and retiree members throughout the state.
140 Pavilion Drive, Georgetown, KY 40324
The Kentucky Recreation and Park Society was organized in 1954 as a nonprofit professional association for Kentucky’s parks and recreation professionals. Concerned citizens, caring corporations and faithful friends are also invited to further the mission of KRPS.
Our Mission is to further the growth and development of recreation and park services in Kentucky.
629 North Main Street Hattiesburg, MS 39401
PO Box 6728 Scarborough, ME 04070
Maine Recreation & Parks Association, MRPA members work year-round to increase recreational opportunities also promote a healthy lifestyle for Maine citizens of all ages. We do this by supporting the professionals who deliver Maine’s public park and recreation programs, and by serving as a statewide voice for access to public recreation and open space.
The purpose of the Maryland Recreation and Parks Association, Inc. is to unite recreation and park professionals also citizen advocates to advance park, recreation and environmental conservation efforts through networking, development and training, and advocacy to enhance the quality of life for all Marylanders.
P.O. Box 783, Westfield, MA 01086-0783
Massachusetts Recreation & Parks Association, is dedicated to the promotion, advancement also development and improvement of all recreation and park services. Massachusetts as well as on a National level. We are comprised of professionals representing Community, Therapeutic, Student and Private also Non-Profit. Commercial, Armed Services, Commissions and Boards and Lay Persons in the field of Parks and Recreation Services.
P.O. Box 27609, Lansing, MI 48909
Founded in 1935, the Michigan Recreation and Park Association provides advocacy also resources and professional development opportunities to a devoted and diverse membership of park and recreation agencies, professionals, vendors and advocates.
200 Charles Street NE Fridley, MN 55432
Since 1937, Minnesota Recreation & Parks Association members have dedicated their time and energies to enhancing the parks and recreation profession in their communities and in the state of Minnesota.
P.O. Box 16451, Hattiesburg, MS 39404-6451
The Mississippi Recreation and Park Association provides avenues to build communities, reduce crime, and improve the health of Mississippians. We work closely with state and local recreation professionals to publicize and support statewide and local parks and recreational activities.
The Musco Lighting Building 2018 William Street Jefferson City, MO 65109-1186
On November 29, 1959 the Missouri Recreation Association and the Missouri Recreation and Park Society merged forming the Missouri Parks and Recreation Association. (MPRA). MPRA serves as the voice for parks and recreation in Missouri on the local, state and national level.
P.O. Box 1704 Helena, MT 59624
Montana Recreation & Parks Association. Our mission is to serve our members and support their efforts to enhance Montana’s quality of life also by promoting growth, preservation, and development of recreation services, tourism, and parks to benefit the health and well being of our people, our communities, our economy and our environment.
Nebraska Recreation & Parks Association is a state wide organization devoted to recreation also therapeutic recreation, and park professionals. Through educational opportunities, certification, discussion, and publication of current trends and issues, NeRPA assists in professional development and growth.
P.O. Box 97264 Las Vegas, NV 89193-7264
Be a part of a growing organization that cares about the quality of life for citizens of Nevada. NRPS is a nonprofit 501(c)3 professional organization originally started in 1955. We promote and enhance park and leisure services in Nevada. First of all we have members as professionals, commercial members, retired professionals, interested citizens, and students in the leisure field. Invest in yourself today by joining.
172 Pembroke Road, Concord, NH 03301
For more than 50 years, the New Hampshire Recreation and Park Association has promoted and advocated the development and administration of recreation and park services, without discrimination, by means of educational seminars, meetings, conferences, and worked to improve recreation and park activities in New Hampshire.
1 Wheeler Way Princeton, NJ 08540
The New Jersey Recreation and Park Association is dedicated to enhancing the lives of all New Jersey residents. By supporting outstanding park, recreation, and natural resources management programs. Since 1928, the efforts initiated have resulted in tangible benefits for communities throughout the state.
The mission and goals of NJRPA are pursued by the 700 volunteer members of the Association also professionals and citizens working in state. County, municipal, non-profit and private park, recreation, health and conservation agencies; students and faculty at colleges and universities; and commercial suppliers of parks and recreation products and services.
PO Box 4060, Albuquerque, NM 87196
New Mexico Recreation & Park Association, will “Preserve the past, also affect the present, and influence the future of Recreation and Parks within New Mexico
19 Roosevelt Drive, Suite 200 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Founded in 1940 and incorporated in 1960. New York recreation is the principal organization promoting quality recreation and park opportunities for all citizens of New York State. Through education, training, technical assistance and other support to local, county, state and federal recreation and park providers.
883 Washington Street Raleigh, NC 27605
Founded in 1944, the North Carolina Recreation & Parks Association (NCRPA) is the premier nonprofit education and advocacy organization. Dedicated to the advancement of the park, recreation and leisure professions in our state. NCRPA empowers park and recreation professionals and citizen board members through educational opportunities that enhance their ability to change lives and also impact communities on a daily basis for the citizens of North Carolina.
PO Box 1091 1605 East Capitol Avenue Bismarck, ND 58502
North Dakota Recreation & Parks Association are essential public services and a valuable part of community. Infrastructure that provides positive economic, health, environmental and social/community benefits for all North Dakotans.
1069-A West Main Street Westerville, Ohio 43081
Ohio Parks is a non-profit, public interest organization representing more than 1700 professionals and citizen board members. Striving to provide quality park and recreational facilities and opportunities for all Ohioans while also protecting and preserving Ohio’s natural resources. Ohio has become known as a trend setter in the nation with parks and recreation often singled out for national test markets and pilot programs.
PO Box 1201 Sand Springs, OK 74063
Oklahoma Recreation & Park Society was founded in 1956 and affiliated with the National Recreation & Park Association. We are a professional organization for any agency or persons involved in providing recreation and parks services.
PO Box #202, Lake Oswego OR 97034
The Oregon Recreation and Park Association was founded in 1954. We are a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit corporation whose mission is to support the recreation and park profession in Oregon. Through leadership, education, advocacy, and member services.
2131 Sandy Drive State College, PA 16803
Pennsylvania Recreation & Parks Society, PRPS is the principal statewide association providing professional development also leadership, advocacy and resources for those working and volunteering in the parks and recreation field.
P.O. Box 1046 Lexington, SC 29071
Rhode Island Recreation And Park Association is a network of Parks and Recreation Professionals. We are working together to better parks also recreation in all of Rhode Island.
P.O. Box 1326 Franklin, TN 37065
Tennessee Recreation & Parks Association, TRPA, is a non-profit professional society of approximately 1300 individual and agency members (professionals and citizens) organized in 1952. The Leader in supporting highly effective professionals to achieve healthy, livable communities. TRPA exists to strengthen and unite those committed to the benefits of parks and recreation.
P.O. Box 5188, Jonestown, TX 78645
The Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS) is a nonprofit educational and professional organization founded 77 years ago. Started to advance the profession of parks, recreation, and leisure services in Texas.
Texas Recreation and Park Society Advances the quality of life industry through Connections, Advocacy, Resources and Education (C.A.R.E.)
296 West 700 South Springville, UT 84663
The mission of the Utah Recreation and Parks Association is to actively support and promote the growth, development and preservation of recreation. Leisure, parks, also natural resources in the State of Utah. This will be accomplished through:
a. Development of high standards of leadership, facilities and programs.
b. Acquiring and disseminating accurate information.
c. Promoting interest in and understanding of recreation playgrounds and parks..
d. Acting as liaison with the National Recreation and Park Association as an affiliate member.
721 Main Street Colchester, VT 05446
The mission of the Vermont Recreation and Parks Association is to provide training and resources also to help Vermonters to “Create Community through People, Parks and Programs.”
6372 Mechanicsville Turnpike Suite 109 Mechanicsville, VA 23111
Virginia Recreation has provided leadership in fostering the expansion of recreation and parks. The VRPS has stressed the value of recreation, both active and passive also individual growth and development. Its members are dedicated to the common cause of assuring that people of all ages and abilities have the opportunity to find the most satisfying use of their leisure time and enjoy an improved quality of life.
2150 N 107th Street Suite 205 Seattle, WA 98133
The mission of The Washington Recreation & Parks Association is to promote excellence of current and future Parks and Recreation professionals also advocacy, education, networking, and training.
164 West Main Street Bridgeport, WV 26330
West Virginia Recreation is actively concerned with recreation, playgrounds, parks, therapeutic recreation, conservation and environmental education, programs and issues.
A blend of professional volunteers, lay citizens, educators and students who are aware of the mental, physical, social and economic values of parks and recreation.
A non-profit educational leisure service organization.
6737 W Washington Ave, Suite 4210 Milwaukee, WI 53214
The Wisconsin Parks & Recreation Association, (WPRA) is a non-profit professional organization representing the parks, recreation and leisure industry in Wisconsin. We represent over 1,000 professional, commercial, agency, board/commission, student and retiree members throughout the state.
1775 Hitching Post Dr. Green River, WY 82935
Wyoming Recreation & Parks Association
We exist to provide professional support in promoting quality parks and recreation. Services through education and leadership. If you’re involved in any aspect of recreation and parks around the state of Wyoming, you need to be a member of the Wyoming Recreation & Parks Association.