VISIT NRPA

Silver Sands State Park

Cornwall Bridge

Gillette Castle

Wadsworth Falls

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.

11/19

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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6/6

Summer Quarterly

Bogged down by STRESS and DEADLINES? Does your busy schedule have you putting yourself last on the priority list? Join CRPA and Dana Hilmer of THRIVEitude, Inc. to learn new strategies for reducing stress and increasing success! Challenge yourself to let go of the mental and physical clutter that bogs you down, stresses you out, and holds you back. After the session, join us for lunch on the patio! Enjoy a great meal, network with colleagues, and relax before your busy season begins! Please note: due to space limitations for the education session, vendors are asked to register for LUNCH ONLY

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6/2

Camp College

This daylong educational event is held for seasonal camp staff and directors. It offers 25 educational sessions and concludes with an awesome team building challenge. This is a don't miss event!

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1/1

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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5/23

Aquatics Supervisor School

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

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11/19

Annual Conference & Tradeshow (ATTENDEES)

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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5/16

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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