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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.

Desoto County Tourism
August 17, 2018

DeSoto County Tourism is looking for a person to serve as their Sales Director - Sports. Among other duties the person in this position will develop and maintain positive working relations with sports planners and decision makers of regional and national sports organizations, leagues, conferences and associations to generate sales leads, new business and repeat business in the various aspects of the assigned markets.

You can see the full job announcement here. If you are interested send resumes to Kim Terrell, 4716 Pepper Chase Drive, Southaven, MS 38671. All resumes must be in by September 4, 2018.

Upcoming Events
MRPA Annual Conference
10/15/2018
Oxford, Mississippi

 

Please make sure you have the dates for our 2018 conference on your calendar. We will meet at the Oxford Conference Center. Our theme this year is - Next Level: People, Purpose, Passion!! The idea is that we want to provide opportunities to take our park and recreation professionals to the next level with educational offerings, our purpose to the next level with how we engage our communities, and our passion to the next level by maintaining the personal connections with our program patrons and networking support systems. Encouraging our members to not get and stay complacent with doing things the way they’ve always done them, and that innovation, although scary at times, is necessary for growth… necessary for the Next Level of parks and recreation.

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Aquatic Facility Operator...
10/18/2018
Oxford Conference Center, 102 Ed Perry Blvd., Oxford, MS 38655

 

The Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) certification will provide you with the skills necessary to make your facility more safe and efficient. If you are an Aquatic Director, a Recreation director, a Waterpark Director, a Pool Manager, an Aquatic Supervisor or a Resort, Hotel or a Home Owner Association staff responsible for the operation, maintenance, or management of an aquatic facility, you should obtain this certification.
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.