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.

Desoto County Sports Sales Manager
November 20, 2018

DeSoto County Tourism is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a Sports Sales Manager Position. This person will be responsible for promoting and selling DeSoto County to the sports and events marketplace to drive growth in team sports in the county; resulting in increased hotel occupancy, increased revenue for local sports related venues and increase awareness of DeSoto County as a destination. You can see a general description of this position here.

Upcoming Events
DI Field Maintenance
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.
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.