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

Maine Bureau of Parks & Lands - Grants & Community Recreation

Maine Bureau of Parks & Lands - Grants & Community Recreation Announces; Recreational Trails Program & Land and Water Conservation Fund 2016 grant applications now available. Recreational...
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Bill Bonnyman Memorial Golf Tournament

September 11th, 2015 Registration is Open!

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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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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MRPA Overnight Excursion

White Water Rafting

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Why We Love Camp

Video Contest

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Atlantic Recreation & Facilities Conference and Trade Show

April 6th-8th, 2016 Truro, Nova Scotia

    "Thinking Outside the Box" Date: April 6th-8th, 2016 Location: Best Western Glengarry   Truro, Nova Scotia  The Conference and Tradeshow are brought to you in partnership...
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Discounted Tickets

Great Savings!

Funtown/Splashtown Combo - $27 save $9 Splashtown Only - $20 save $5 Aquaboggan - $15 save $5 Water Country - $32 save $6 Cranmore Adventure Park – save $7 Golf Around Maine - $40 save $10   Savings...
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Northern New England Recreation & Park Conference

January 5th - 7th, 2016

Save the Date January 5th -7th, 2016 northernnewenglands.com
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Great Outdoor Maine Weekend

Save the Date September 25-27, 2015

Great Outdoor Maine Weekend September 25-27, 2015 Submit Your Events Today!    
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Maine SCORP 2015-2020


The Bureau of Parks and Lands is happy to present the draft plan crafted to guide Maine's outdoor recreation priorities for the next five years. Public comment is welcomed as we finalize the plan - a plan...
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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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