Wadsworth Falls

Gillette Castle

Silver Sands State Park

Cornwall Bridge

Lake Waramaug

Elizabeth Park Rose Garden


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.


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!



Winter Quarterly

Join Chris Nunes in the morning to explore how macroeconomics can affect the purchasing decisions your residents make, and the impact program pricing has on them. Come away with an understanding of economic trends and the impact on your parks & recreation department. In the afternoon, jump into the future of AI with Ryan Hegreness, a nationally respected marketing strategist, innovator, and local government consultant. Dive into the rapidly evolving world of Artificial Intelligence and its impact on jobs, local government, and our future.