P.O. Box 16451, Hattiesburg, MS 39404-6451 or 629 North Main Street, Hattiesburg, MS 39401
601-582-3361
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News

MRPA members provide avenues to build healthier communities and reduce crime. If your agency is having a success, please share the information. Send your articles and photos to info@aboutmrpa.org.

52nd Annual Conference
January 23, 2019

The 2019 Annual Conference Theme is "Innovate the Wheel."

Therapeutic Creative Arts Coordinator
November 29, 2018

Therapeutic Creative Arts Coordinator

Director of Parks and Recreation
October 11, 2018

Director of Parks and Recreation

Return Youth Sports
July 25, 2016
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Return Youth Sports to the Kids

Park Economy
October 29, 2015
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Parks and the Economy

Recycling Tennis Balls? YES!
April 10, 2015
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Recycling Tennis Balls? YES!

Every Kid in a Park
February 20, 2015
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President Obama recently launched the “Every Kid in a Park” initiative.

Meal Program Support
February 5, 2015
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How can Congress Better Support Your Meal Programs?

If your agency provides after-school or summer meal programs reimbursed by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), NRPA needs your help!

Upcoming Events
DI Field Maintenance
3/6/2019
423 Washington Avenue, Oxford, Mississippi

 

District One's annual Field Maintenance Workshop kicks off at 8 a.m. with registration on Wednesday, March 6th. Contact Jared Barkley at 662-232-1925 or by email at jared@oxfordparkcommission.com for more information.
Annual Conference
10/21/2019
IP Casino, 850 Bayview Avenue, Biloxi, MS 39530

 

Please make sure you have the dates for this year's annual conference on your calendar. We are "Innovating the Wheel" this year. I think you will be well pleased with the additions our Educational Professional Development Committee is making to our conference content. Please click on the "Call for Presentations" link if you would like to be considered for a presentation.
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.