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

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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Delegate & Exhibitor Registration Open!

Annual Conference March 22-24 Delegate Registration Here! Exhibitor Registration Here! Get more information here
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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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Jr. Coyote Classic

3/14-3/29 Old Town Recreation Center

Jr. Coyote Classic 3/14-3/15 Old Town High School The Jr. Coyote Classic is a fundraising basketball tournament for 3 different grade levels 3rd-4th Grade Boys (March 14-15) 5th-6th Grade Girls (March...
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Discount Tickets Available

Mt. Abram - Portland Dine Around - Attitash/Wildcat - Cranmore - Lost Valley

MRPA launches find a ticket program. These are all discounted tickets to save you a lot of money. 2014-15 partners are Mt. Abram, Lost Valley, Cranmore Mountain, Attitash & Wildcat & Portland Dine...
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2015 Youth Basketball Tournaments Grades 3-6

2/27 - 3/15 Brunswick Parks & Recreation

Brunswick Parks & Recreation Youth Basketball Tournaments for 3,4,5 & 6th grade boys and girls     More information
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3/4th Boys Basketball Tournament


Glenburn Parks & Rec Dept Glenburn Elementary School Youth basketball tournament set up in pool play format with single elimination rounds at the end. 1st and 2nd place team awards, room for 8 teams...
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5/6 Girls Basketball Tournament


Glenburn Parks & Rec Dept Glenburn Elementary School Youth basketball tournament with pool play format and single elimination playoff rounds. 1st and 2nd place teams will receive awards, room for...
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Great Maine Bike Swap - Orono

4/12/15 Orono

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM UMaine New Balance Student Recreation Center, 22 Hilltop Road, Orono, ME 04469 The Great Maine Bike Swaps offer a great way to buy used bicycles at an affordable price. You also can...
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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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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 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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Sanford, ME Marathon, New England Series


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