Welcome to MRPA!

Quality park systems and recreation programs are vital components of a healthy community. Maine Recreation & Park Association membership is made up of municipal and state employees in park and recreation service.

Welcome to Maine Recreation & Park Association

Improving the quality of life for all in Maine

The Maine Recreation & Park Association is a 501c3 non profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for all in Maine.

MRPA members work year-round to increase recreational opportunities and promote a healthy lifestyle for Maine citizens of all ages. We do this by supporting the professionals who deliver Maine's public park and recreation programs, and by serving as a statewide voice for access to public recreation and open space.

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Community Events

New York City/Red Sox Trip

August 29th - 30th

Let’s take a bite out of the Big Apple, Red Sox style. Join us as we travel to NYC to do some sight seeing, go out to dinner near Time Sqaure, spend the night in NJ and then see the Red Sox take...
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Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course

Hosted by MRPA and South Portland Parks and Recreation November 18-20, 2015 At the South Portland Community Center

Who should attend: individuals wishing to become a Certified Playground Safety Inspector, playground owner/operators, health inspectors, daycare staff, school and park maintenance personnel, risk reduction...
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Smaller Courts, Slower Bouncing Balls. Learn to play tennis almost instantly!

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1st Annual May Day Craft Fair

05/02/2015 10a - 4p Lewiston Memorial Armory

05/02/2015 10a-4p Lewiston Memorial Armory, 65 Central Avenue, Lewiston, ME 04240 Are you looking for a Springtime Craft Fair to showcase your talent? Your opportunity is here! This craft fair can accommodate...
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1st Annual Maine Junior Golf Open House

Sunday, May 3, 2015, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. MSGA Banquet Center at Val Halla, 58 Val Halla Road, Cumberland

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The "MURPH" 5 Mile Trail Race

May 9th, 2015 Bath, Maine

Saturday, May 9, 2015 Walkers - 8:30am / Runners - 10:00am McMann Athletic Complex • City of Bath “THE MURPH”  is a mixed-terrain, 5-mile race on Bath’s beautiful Whiskeag...
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More information: info@oceanclassroom.org / (207)699-3368
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Playful Living

KOMPAN offers a wide range of playground equipment for every environment from rural to urban. Our innovative designs and product choices easily blend elements of product and landscape into any location. Get...
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Great Portland Bike Swap-Portland

4/26/15 Portland

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Sullivan Recreation and Fitness Center (USM), 66 Falmouth Street, Portland, ME 04103 The Great Maine Bike Swaps offer a great way to buy used bicycles at an affordable price. You also...
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Maine Women's Ride

6/7/15 Freeport

7:00 AM - 3:00 PM L.L.Bean Casco Conference Center, 15 Casco Street, Freeport, ME 04032 Every woman. Any bike. One ride. The Bicycle Coalition of Maine’s Women’s Ride is a celebration of...
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Maine Lobster Ride & Roll

07/19/2015 Rockland

6:00 AM - 3:00 PM Oceanside High School, 400 Broadway, Rockland, ME 04841 The Bicycle Coalition of Maine’s Lobster Ride & Roll follows winding, country lanes and the breathtaking rockbound...
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Bill Bonnyman Memorial Golf Tournament

September 11th, 2015 Save the Date!

The 12th annual MRPA Bill Bonnyman Memorial golf tournament will be held on Friday, September 11, 2015 at Point Sebago Golf Club in Casco, Maine. 8:00 am Shotgun start. Tournament is a 4-person scramble. Bill...
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