P.O. Box 16451, Hattiesburg, MS 39404-6451
601-582-3361
info@aboutmrpa.org
Recent News
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How parks and recreation interests faired in the new federal budget.

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The City of Clinton has a new Parks and Recreation Director.

Upcoming Events
Sports Turf Care Seminar
2/25/2015
Richland Community Center

Non-Member: $25.00
Associate Membership: $0.00
Agency Membership: $0.00
Student Member: $0.00
Provisional Professional Membership: $0.00
Retired Member: $0.00
Affiliate Membership: $0.00
Allied Organization Membership: $0.00
Citizen Membership: $0.00
Professional Membership: $0.00

MRPA District II invites you to attend the annual Sports Turf Seminar. The Richland Community Center is located at 410 East Harper Street in Richland, MS. Call (601) 420-3400 for more information. This annual seminar is coordinated by MRPA District II, Mississippi State University Extension Services, and the Parks and Recreation Departments of Jackson, Richland, Crystal Springs and Clinton, MS.
Field Maintenance
3/4/2015
423 Washington Avenue, Oxford, Mississippi

Non-Member: $30.00
Associate Membership: $30.00
Agency Membership: $30.00
Student Member: $10.00
Provisional Professional Membership: $30.00
Retired Member: $10.00
Affiliate Membership: $30.00
Allied Organization Membership: $30.00
Citizen Membership: $10.00
Professional Membership: $30.00

District One's annual Field Maintenance Workshop kicks off at 8 a.m. with registration, coffee and donuts. It will conclude at 3 p.m. and lunch will be provided. The Workshop will be held at the Oxford Park Commission's Stone Center located at 423 Washington Avenue in Oxford. To register send your check made out to MRPA to Bubba Robinson, 310 South 15th Street, Oxford, MS 38655 before February 20th. For more information call Bubba at 662-232-2390 or at (662) 816-5021.
Pascagoula Clean Up
3/7/2015
City of Pascagoula

Price : Free

Take pride in your community --- clean your street, your neighborhood or your local park. Call 228-938-6612 or email naturecenter@cityofpascagoula.com to sign up.
Annual Conference
9/21/2015
Tunica, Mississippi

Non-Member: $0.00
Gold: $0.00
Agency Membership: $0.00
Student Member: $0.00
Provisional Professional Membership: $0.00
Retired Member: $22.00
Affiliate Membership: $0.00
Allied Organization Membership: $0.00
Citizen Membership: $0.00
Professional Membership: $0.00

Tunica County Parks and Recreation and Caesar's will be the host of our 2015 Annual Conference. Put the conference on your calendar and watch for details. Our meeting will be held at the Horseshoe Hotel and Casino. Lodging arrangements can be made by calling 866/-635-7095 with the group code S09MRP5. We have specially negotiated a reduced rate of $59/night++, and this rate is available until August 21st, 2015, or until the block is sold out.
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.