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

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.

Special Events/Marketing Coordinator
July 18, 2017

Corinth/Alcorn County Parks and Recreation Department Job Announcement
Special Events/Marketing Coordinator

Corinth/Alcorn County Parks and Recreation Department is currently accepting applications for: Special Events/Marketing Coordinator.  Must be a graduate from an accredited four year university or college with a degree in Recreation/Leisure Management, Marketing or related area with experience in administration of recreation/special events/marketing with 2 plus years’ experience.  Applicants must be certifiable as a NRPA Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP), or Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) within one year of employment.  Applications are being accepted until filled.  Job description is available with application.  No phone calls please.  Applications are available at: 309 South Parkway Street, Corinth, MS 38834, or you may forward resume to rholloway@co.alcorn.ms.us

Upcoming Events
Award Nominations
Tupelo, Mississippi


It is time once again for our profession to honor those in our state who have shown professionalism, creativity and gone above the call of duty. If you know someone or an agency within our state who has exemplified the "best of the best" this year, please nominate them so we can recognize and thank them.
New Orleans, LA


NRPA conference attendees have an awesome number of Off-Site Institutes (OSI) to choose from this year. “Rolling Down the River to Jean Lafitte National Historical Park”, “A Taste of New Orleans”, and the “New Orleans City Park Katrina Recovery” are just a few of the OSI planned for you.
MRPA Annual Conference
Tupelo, Mississippi


This is our 50th anniversary celebration. Please come share this milestone with us.  Register to Attend the Conference
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.