MRPA Software Symposium
MRPA will host a software symposium on March 25 at the Plymouth Creek Center. The forum will include three to five presentations from companies sharing their registration software features. Please save the date and also forward to your IT personnel.
Click here for the software symposium flyer.
To pay online, click here.
2014 Basketball & Volleyball Tournaments
The basketball and volleyball tournaments will be held during the month of March. Either fax in your form to 763.571.5204 or e-mail to Deb Weinreis at email@example.com
Click here for the 2014 State Basketball Tournaments registration form.
Click here for the 2014 Volleyball Tournaments registration form.
To pay online for team registration or for the tournaments, click here.
Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course and Exam
MRPA will host the Certified Playground Safety Inspector course and program on March 12 - 14, 2014 at The Rec Center in Saint Louis Park. There is only one spot remaining in this course. Please call 763.571.1305 ext. 100 if you would like to register.
Click here for the registration brochure.
Click here to register online.
MRPA and Minnesota Twins Parks and Recreation Days
MRPA and the Minnesota Twins will once again partner to offer three Parks and Recreation Days this summer. Click here for game dates and additional information.
Annual General Meeting & Awards Luncheon
Congratulations to all the award recipients during the 2013 Annual General Meeting and Awards Luncheon at the Rosemount Community Center on January 9, 2014.
From left to right: Paul Edwardson (Leadership Award), Jack Kirk (Clifton E. French Award),
Barry Bernstein (Jack Niles Award), Jon Oyanagi - Brooklyn Park Recreation and Parks (Tommy Johnson Award),
and John Stutzman (Horizon Award).
Click here to be directed to our Facebook page to view more photos from the event.
Congratulations to the Award of Excellence Recipients Awarded in 2013
for Projects Completed in 2012
The MRPA Award of Excellence program recognizes agencies or organizations in Minnesota for outstanding achievements in parks, recreation and leisure services.
A major goal of the program is to increase public awareness and appreciation of the excellent parks, trails, recreation and leisure services available throughout Minnesota.
The MRPA Awards Committee selected the following agencies to receive an Award of Excellence:
Parks and Facilities:
City of Brooklyn Park - Wheelchair Softball Field
Three Rivers Park District - Eastman Nature Center
Programming and Events:
City of Eden Prairie - Edible Playground Program
Plymouth Parks and Recreation - Plymouth Pet Expo
Sponsorships and Partnerships:
City of Brooklyn Park and Brooklyn Center - Brooklyn Bridge Alliance for Youth
Three Rivers Park District - Sustainability Plan
MRPA Corporate Members
Gold, sIlver and bronze corporate members support our association.
Click here to view the list of our current corporate members.
Click here for more information on becoming a corporate member.
Click here to be directed to the Minnesota Children and Nature Connection website.
Minnesota Recreation and Park Association
200 Charles Street NE
Fridley, MN 55432