VISIT NRPA

Cornwall Bridge

Gillette Castle

Wadsworth Falls

Silver Sands State Park

Lake Waramaug

Elizabeth Park Rose Garden

OUR MISSION:

To provide a network of support to our members through professional development and resources in order to enhance the quality of recreation and parks services in Connecticut.

4/5

CPSI Course

The CPSI program offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date training on playground safety as well as provides certification for playground safety inspectors.

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3/29

Leadership Meeting

Join us for our fourth annual CRPA leadership meeting!! Marc Blanchard, CRPA President, would like to invite past and present CRPA leaders, including all past presidents, committee chairs, and the current board of directors to meet for an update on the association’s 2015 accomplishments and to outline goals and objectives for 2016.

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4/27

Spring Quarterly

Join CRPA & CPA for the Spring Quarterly! The morning will start with tours of both Municipal Stadium and the Fulton Park Warming Hut. We will also discuss operation and scheduling of the stadium (including its maintenance) and will also review how funding was secured for renovations on the federal, state, and local levels. Lunch will be followed by a session discussing the incorporation of the Millennial Generation into the workplace and what that means for your organization.

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4/1

Consignment Ticket Program

CRPA offers our members discounted tickets to Lake Compounce, Six Flags, the Connecticut Science Center, Mountain Creek Action Park & many more! Book your summer camp, vacation camps, and afterschool programing field trips through CRPA's bulk discount program or order tickets through CRPA to sell to your residents at a discounted rate!

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5/25

Supervisor School

Aquatics Supervisor School is geared towards Head Lifeguards, Aquatics Directors, Supervisors, Pool Managers, and others interested in learning best practices for aquatics supervision. This educational even will include sessions on various topics specific to the needs of supervisory level aquatics staff.

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11/21

Annual Conference & Tradeshow (EXHIBITORS)

This annual conference brings together over 300 parks and recreation professionals from across Connecticut and the surrounding states. Don’t miss this opportunity to showcase your product or service and promote your brand to the largest gathering of industry professionals in New England. If you provide products, services, or benefit programs to parks & recreation departments, agencies, or other groups you can't afford to miss this show!

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5/18

CRPA/MRPA Joint Leadership Seminar

CRPA & MRPA invite our member directors and upper level employees to join us for an exclusive seminar aimed at addressing two important topics for senior staff members in the parks and recreation field.

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