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

Northern New England Recreation & Park Conference

January 5th - 7th, 2016

Save the Date January 5th -7th, 2016 northernnewenglands.com
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Burn off the Turkey 5K Run


Burn off the Turkey 5K Run11/28/20159-11aGorham Municipal Center Gorham's annual 5K road race is back! Prizes will be awarded for age division winners, and there is a kids fun run at 8:30am. Free registration...
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Great Maine Outdoor Weekend

February 12-14, 2016

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Coldwell Banker Home Field Memories: Mansfield Stadium

Learn about Shawn T. Mansfield Stadium in Bangor, Maine, which is home to the Senior Little League World Series, in this edition of Coldwell Banker Home Field Memories. Mansfield Stadium was built with...
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Why We Love Summer Camp Video Contest

Vote for your Favorite Summer Camp Video

Voting Deadline is March 11th
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Maine Active Community Environments Workshops

Three Workshops

Working to improve your community’s built environment? Want to make it easier for people in your community to be more active where they live, work and learn? The Maine Active Community Environments...
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Pickleball-Indoor Sessions

York Parks and Recreation Department and Kittery Recreation Department

York Parks and Recreation Department and Kittery Recreation Department have collaborated to bring Pickleball inside this fall and winter. All levels of players are invited to join in the fun of this fast...
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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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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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