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.

Learn more about the benefits of membership >

Community Events

Midcoast Auto Show

August 24th Bath, ME

Welcome to the 20th Annual Midcoast Auto Show. Every year the Bath Parks & Recreation Department and the Bath Knights of Columbus team up to put on a great car show. Each year approximately 100 classic...
Read More

Land & Water Conservation Fund

Pre-inspection Application Due July 28th

The LWCF application process requires that a pre-approval site inspection of a potential project be made by state staff.  In order to properly schedule such inspections, we are requesting that if...
Read More

Brownfield Old Home Day

8/09/2014

August 9th 201411:00am-10:00pm90 Main Street, Brownfield, Maine Come join us for a Parade, Pie Eating Contest, Tire Toss Contest, Community Tug of War, Achy Breaky Race, Frozen T-Shirt Contest, Lawn Mower...
Read More

Running for a Reason 5K Road Race

08/16/2014 Standish Parks and Recreation

8/16/20149:00 AMLine-up at Alfond Center, St. Joseph's College This year's "reason" is to help the Standish/Gorham ATV Club purchase a trail grooming machine. The race route allows for occasional breezes...
Read More

Bonnyman Memorial Golf Tournament

September 19th, 2014 Point Sebago

Registration is open for the 11th Annual Bonnyman Memorial Golf Tournament!  Register Today! More Information
Read More

Discounted Tickets

At a participating Dept near you!

Tickets on Sale!      
Read More

OVERNIGHT RAFTING TRIP FOR ADULTS ONLY! Offered by YOUR Local Recreation Department

August 8th & 9th

 Ready for miles of heart-pumping rapids? In cooperation with your local Recreation Department, join Adventure Bound on this overnight whitewater rafting excursion for adults on the Kennebec River.Adventure...
Read More

Portland Sea Dogs Camp Spirit Day Competition

The Portland Sea Dogs, Double-A affiliate of the 2013 World Champion Boston Red Sox are proud to offer three special, noon time games for our Park & Rec days. Park and Rec’s can take advantage...
Read More