57th Annual Conference & Tradeshow

November 20 & 21, 2017

Mohegan Sun Hotel & Convention Center

With over 300 parks & recreaiton professionals and over 95 exhibits, CRPA's Annual Conference is a great place for networking, sharing ideas, learning about current trends, and getting a pulse on what is happening in the park and recreation industry. This two-day conference and tradeshow boasts over 25 educational sessions, 5 networking events, an awards ceremony, and an exhibit hall.  This is a don't miss event for professionals and service providers alike!

Be sure to visit the links to the left to see all that conference can offer you!

Get Involved


We need YOUR help to make conference the CRPA event of the year! Join the CRPA conference committee and be an integral part of the largest parks and recreation tradeshow in New England!

Building on the rich 57-year tradition of the CRPA conference, this event is the one time during the year when students, professionals, educators, and service providers gather together to learn and share effective practices, improve skills, and discover new opportunities and resources.

Join a great team made up of professionals from all around the state and help us to improve and enhance the conference!

Contact Dale Izzo or Liz Gambacorta, CRPA Conference Committee Co-Chairs for more information on joining the committee at: [email protected] or [email protected]


Can't make the committee meetings but still want to get involved?  Volunteers are always needed to room host, help with registration and logistics, and much more!  Email CRPA at [email protected] and let us know you would like to help!