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Don't forget about our annual conference. We are putting the educational program together now. If you wish to present, please let us know at info@lrpa.net. s.

The 2017 Conference will be held in Baton Rouge, LA March 6 - 10.

Young Professional
March 14, 2017
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The 2017 Louisiana Recreation and Park Association's Young Professional of the Year has been named. Congrtulations to Heather Erschen with Coquille Parks and Recreation. Read the full article.

Upcoming Events
Annual Conference
3/19/2018
Lafayette, LA

 

Join us in Lafayette for educational, vendor and networking opportunities.Our meeting will be held at the Cajundome. Our room block is at the Hilton Garden Inn in Lafayette, 2350 West Congress Street. Our room rate is $124 per night and you can reserve your room by calling 337-291-1977.
Our Mission
Our mission is to enhance the quality of life in Louisiana by uniting those engaged in the park and recreation profession. To accomplish our mission we will foster and maintain high professional qualification standards, training and ethics. We will stimulate a wider interest in the preservation and the development of the state’s recreational resources. We will serve as an information exchange for programs, activities and problem solutions. We will cooperate with other public/private related agencies. We will protect the park and recreation professional’s interests. We will analyze and initiate legislation pertaining to the profession.

Our vision is to position the Louisiana Recreation and Park Association and its members to be prepared for emerging trends and opportunities.