629 North Main Street Hattiesburg, MS 39401
601-582-3330
info@lrpa.net
Recent News

In recognition of Veterans Day, Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site will offer a new exhibit during the month of November in the gift shop conference room. 

Post Image

Lake Fausse Point State Park Cabins to Close Temporarily

The cabins closed beginning November 2, 2014 for structural repairs.

Upcoming Events
PRORAGIS Workshop
12/4/2014
BREC, 6201 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA 70806

Price : Free

PRORAGIS is a cutting-edge data management and planning tool that enables you to benchmark your park and recreation agency against similar entities as well as national norms. Take part in this FREE hands-on session to learn how PRORAGIS can assist you. The workshop is presented by the National Recreation and Park Association and the American Academy for Park & Recreation Administration. Bring your own laptop and staff will assist you in uploading your department's inventory. Bring your hard copy files, a flash drive with your inventory file, or access them online from the workshop. Recreation and Park Commission of the Parish of East Baton Rouge is your host for this event. Email cmarchiafava@brec.org for more information or click on the PRORAGIS flyer below.
Scholarship Opportunity
12/19/2014
Portland, Oregon

Price : Free

Through funds provided by generous sponsors, American Trails is proud to offer 20 scholarships for the Hulet Hornbeck Emerging Leaders Scholarship Program to young adults between the ages of 19-25 to attend the 22nd International Trails Symposium in Portland, Oregon, May 17-20, 2015. The deadline for submitting applications is December 19, 2014.
LRPA Annnual Conference
3/31/2015
Lafayette, LA

Price : Free

Join us in the Lafayette Cajundome for our annual conference. There are rumors of all the crawfish you can eat, excellent educational sessions and several networking opportunities.
Our Mission

We are an accountable organization committed to providing our members the opportunity to enhance park and recreation services in their communities through education, networking and resources. In achieving our purpose we value fairness, integrity and professionalism.