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Thank you for visiting the MRPA Website. The Massachusetts Recreation and Park Association is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to the promotion, development, and improvement of all recreation and park services within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. We provide resources and training to local Recreation and Park Departments. Facilities and programs are owned and operated by local towns and cities. For Links to individual communities please CLICK HERE.


2016 MRPA Services Survey

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Special Olympics Massachusetts
October 14, 2016 – October 16, 2016 all-day
Yawkey Sports Training Center
512 Forest St, Marlborough, MA 01752
Welcome to the 2016 Special Olympics New England Leadership Conference. This conference is designed to give all leaders at all levels of Special Olympics New England the tools to help drive the mission of Special Olympics forward and to give our athletes the best sports experience possible.



RFP # 17-24


The City of Somerville, through the Purchasing Department, invites proposals for:Lease of athletic fields within a maximum 15-mile radius from Somerville for use by the Somerville Parks & Recreation Department for youth athletic programs

The RFP may be obtained online at:http://www.somervillema.gov/departments/finance/purchasing/bids, or by directly contacting the Purchasing Department, City Hall, 93 Highland Ave., Somerville, MA 02143 on or after September 21, 2016.  Proposals will be accepted at the above office until October 21, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at which time responses are to be evaluated.  The Purchasing Director reserves the right to reject any or all proposals if, in her sole judgment, the best interest of the City of Somerville would be served by so doing.

Subject to the approval of the Board of Aldermen, the lease term shall be for an initial period of five (5) to ten (10) years with options to renew.  Please direct any inquiries to purchasing@somervillema.gov.

Angela M. Allen
Purchasing Director
617-625-6600 x. 3400
(9/28/16; 10/5/16)




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MRPA Affiliates

MRPA is a state affiliate of the National Recreation and Park Association

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MRPA is a Non-Profit Business Partner of the Massachusetts Municipal Association