P.O. Box 16451, Hattiesburg, MS 39404-6451
601-582-3361
info@aboutmrpa.org
Recent News
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A new Therapeutic Recreation Department is created.

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President Obama recently launched the “Every Kid in a Park” initiative.

Upcoming Events
District I Golf Tournamen...
4/8/2015
Big Oaks Golf Course, Tupelo, Mississippi

Non-Member: $240.00
Associate Membership: $240.00
Agency Membership: $240.00
Student Member: $240.00
Provisional Professional Membership: $240.00
Retired Member: $240.00
Affiliate Membership: $240.00
Allied Organization Membership: $240.00
Citizen Membership: $240.00
Professional Membership: $240.00

Golf packages are $240 and include cart rental, green fees and lunch. Make sure your team is registered by Monday, April 6. Print, complete and return your registration form to MRPA, P.O. box 3608 Tupelo, MS 38803.
Senior Olympics
4/11/2015
Mississippi Gulf Coast

Price : Free

The 2015 Mississippi Senior Olympics games will be held April 11-18, 2015. Events will include a 5k Run/Walk, Basketball, Horseshoes, Swimming, Softball, Tennis, Table Tennis, Track and Field, Frisbee Golf, Golf and many other events. Participants must be fifty years of age or older. For more information contact Lucy Bickham at lucbick@aol.com or by phone at 228-896-5683.
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.

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

MRPA supports oru member through leadership development, advocacy and improved training opportunities.

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