VISIT NRPA

Silver Sands State Park

Cornwall Bridge

Gillette Castle

Wadsworth Falls

Lake Waramaug

Elizabeth Park Rose Garden

OUR MISSION:

To support the recreation and park profession and steward the future of public parks and recreational opportunities in Connecticut in order to promote active lifestyles, livable communities, and quality of life for all who call Connecticut home.

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Entertainment Showcase

This daylong event offers professionals who book entertainers and musicians an opportunity to view a variety of quality acts in one place. If you belong to a Parks & Recreation department, Fair or Festival, Museum, PTO, Camp, Club, Library, Community Group, or another organization looking to hire fun, educational, or musical entertainment, this is the place to find it!

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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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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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4/6

HotShots State Meet

The HotShots Contest is a fun, simple, state-wide basketball shooting contest for boys and girls ages 9 - 15. Each player will have three, one-minute rounds to shoot from "hotspots" placed on the court. Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each age group at the state competition.

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2/14

Entertainment Showcase

This daylong event offers professionals who book entertainers and musicians an opportunity to view a variety of quality acts in one place. If you belong to a Parks & Recreation department, Fair or Festival, Museum, PTO, Camp, Club, Library, Community Group, or another organization looking to hire fun, educational, or musical entertainment, this is the place to find it!

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Winter Quarterly

This daylong training will focus on park maintenance and programming for the winter months. A morning rountable discussion will provide information on best practices for park, trail, and equipment maintenance during the winter. Following lunch, we will discuss new, fun, and innovative ideas for keeping your parks in the public eye during the winter months!

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