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

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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Delegate & Exhibitor Registration Open!

Annual Conference March 22-24 Delegate Registration Here! Exhibitor Registration Here! Get more information here
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25th Annual Charlie Brown Memorial Basketball Classic

2/27/15 - 3/8/15 York Parks & Recreation

York High School and York Middle School 10 day basketball tournament for boys and girls teams in grades 3-8.  More Information
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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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2015 Auburn Winter Festival

February 6-8, 2015 Auburn, Maine

Auburn's Winter Festival is a celebration of everything Winter. Winter is the longest of our four seasons here in Maine, so why not get out and enjoy it? The 2015 Auburn Winter Festival will begin on...
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Bronco Travel Basketball Tournament

February 14-15 Boys 3rd/4th, 5th/6th & 7th/8th February 21-22 Girls 3rd/4th, 5th/6th & 7th/8th Hampden Recreation

The Bronco Travel Basketball Club invites your teams to be a participant in our 2015 Travel Basketball Tournament for Girls and Boys competing in the 3rd/4th, 5th/6th and 7th/8th grade groups. We guarantee...
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Tri Town Winter Basketball Tournament

3rd & 4th Grade Boys & Girls Tournament

Join us over February break in this new basketball tournament just for 3rd & 4th graders! This double elimination tournament will have a boys & girls division and is open to all recreation departments...
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Calling Host Hot Shot Host Communities

Is your community interested in hosting a competition? Click here and supply us with your information!
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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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Discount Tickets Available

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 Lost Valley, Cranmore Mountain, Attitash & Wildcat & Portland Dine Around....
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Bath Parks & Recreation Basketball Tournament

February 21-22 Boys & Girls 5th & 6th Grade

February 21st and 22ndat the Hyde School in Bath Separate Boys & Girls Tournaments Teams can have 5th & 6th grade players Open to all Parks & Recreation Departments, YMCA’s, or similarly...
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Mid Winter Classic Basketball Tournament

2/16-2/21 Brunswick Parks & Recreation

Mid-Winter Classic Jr. High School 34th Annual Boys and 14th Annual Girls Basketball Tournament More Information
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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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5/6th Boys Basketball Tournament

2/21-2/22

Glenburn Parks & Rec Dept Glenburn Elementary School Youth basketball tournament set up in pool play - then single elimination playoff rounds. First 8 teams are accepted, reserve with payment. Fun,...
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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

3/7-3/8

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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3/4th Girls Basketball Tournament

2/28-3/1

Glenburn Parks & Rec Dept Glenburn Elementary School Youth basketball tournament set up in pool play format with single elimination playoff rounds, awards given to 1st & 2nd place teams, Room...
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MRPA Ski Day at Sugarloaf

Discounted Tickets Saturday, February 28, 2015

Save money and support MRPA at the same time! Bangor Parks and Recreation has been offering a discount ticket day at Sugarloaf for the past five years.  They have agreed to coordinate this event...
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5/6 Girls Basketball Tournament

3/14-3/15

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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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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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

8/24/15 Sanford Parks and Recreation

This is a series of races over a seven day period with the first race being held in Maine and then each state in New England has there own. See web site for more details. Get More Information...
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