Our Goals

  • To unite Parks and Recreation Professionals in the Commonwealth in one professional organization
  • To encourage and promote professional certification through training and continuing education units (CEU’s) for Parks and Recreation Professionals
  • To foster and maintain high standards of professional qualifications and ethics
  • To educate the public and foster favorable opinions regarding the values and objectives of Parks and Recreation
  • To act collectively in the interest of the Parks and Recreation profession and industry
  • To encourage study and research on matters of professional interest
  • To cooperate with other groups or organizations that have similar or related objectives
  • To be proactive on legislative items that could affect our industry and assist in advocacy where appropriate

Annual State Conference

Every year, hundreds of park and recreation professionals attend the annual conference for energetic networking activities, inspirational education sessions and an inside look at the latest products for the field.

2024 Annual State Conference

Professional Development, Networking and Events

Whether you’re a professional, students, citizens, or your business is associated with the park and recreation field we offer a wealth of professional development resources.                   

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