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

SAVE THE DATE Turf Day Hampton Recreation

June 18th

Tour Hampton’s New Bathhouse Seashell Complex. Two new “pocket parks” were built to allow gathering areas off the beach. As well as shade structures and landscape areas along the boardwalk....
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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...
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The Murph 5 Mile Trail Race

May 10

Saturday, May 10, 2014 Walkers-9:00am / Runners-10:00am McMann Athletic Complex • City of Bath “THE MURPH” is a mixed-terrain, 5-mile race on Bath’s beautiful Whiskeag Trail...
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Walk with Ease Program

May 5 - June 13

The Arthritis Foundation Walk With Ease Program is a exercise program that can reduce pain and improve overall health. If you can be on your feet for 10 minutes without increased pain, you can have success...
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MRPA Conference Thank You!

2014 MRPA Conference Thank you! On behalf of the Conference Committee I would like to Thank everyone who attended the MRPA Annual Conference at the Holiday Inn By the Bay in Portland, Maine.  ...
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Advocacy Advocacy is one of the most important services we provide to our members. Our public policy team works every day to represent public parks and recreation at the federal level by fighting for...
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Great Portland Bike Swap-Portland

April 27, 2014

Great Portland Bike Swap-PortlandApril 27, 201410a - 1pSullivan Recreation and Fitness Center, University of Southern Maine, 66 Falmouth St., Portland, ME 04104 The Great Maine Bike Swaps offer a great...
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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...
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Red Claws Hot Shot

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