Welcome to the MRPA Website

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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We want you!

MRPA Nominations are Now Open

You Are Invited!!

You are invited to get involved and make an impact.  We encourage you to join our leadership team by joining the Executive Board.  The time commitment includes 6 Board meetings and up to 3-4 additional based on the role you are in.  The time spent outside of these meetings depends on the position you are seeking.    There are many benefits to volunteering for your professional association – networking with fellow members and obtaining connections, developing technical and/or leadership skills, and the ability to create additional opportunities for yourself within your career.
Click on the Board Job Description button below to read about each position and the time commitment required.

We are accepting nominations for:
Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Legislative Branch, Therapeutic Representative, Legislative Representative, Educational Representative, Commercial Representative, Professional Representative, Sponsorship Representative, Aquatic Representative

If you are interested in any of the positions above please complete a nomination sheet and email it to Melissa Battite, Past-President at mbattite@brooklinema.gov

Click Here for Board Job Descriptions



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MRPA Affiliates

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

For links to other associations click here.

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