P.O. Box 16451, Hattiesburg, MS 39404-6451 or 629 North Main Street, Hattiesburg, MS 39401
Recent News
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Clinton Sports Coordinator Position

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Specialized Sports Management Services

Upcoming Events
Quarterly Board Meeting
Conference Center


The next Board of Directors meeting is scheduled for Tupelo, Mississippi. The meeting will begin at 11 a.m.
Turfgrass Research Field ...
R.R Foil Plant Science Research Facility (North Farm) in Starkville, MS


Mississippi State University Extension Service in conjunction with the Mississippi Turfgrass Association will present the 4th annual Turfgrass Research Field Day. This year's event will feature new speakers and timely topics. Registration opens at 8 a.m.
MRPA Annual Conference
Tupelo, Mississippi


This is our 50th anniversary celebration. Please come share this milestone with us.
Our Mission

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.

We engage students, faculty and elected officials across the state with open communications and improved educational and training opportunities.

MRPA supports our members through leadership development, advocacy and improved training opportunities.

Our members share their knowledge and promote the value of parks and recreation and we embrace networking and social opportunities.