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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.

For A Better Tomorrow
April 28, 2017
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We learn to play early in life. If we continue to grow in our play experiences we continue to grow as humans. If you attended this year's LRPA annual conference in Baton Rouge you had a chance to see a short video produced by Landscape Structures depicting the many benefits of play. Here's a YouTube link to that video. Please take two minutes our of your busy life to revisit one of the most important aspects of life.

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 plus taxes. You can reserve your room by calling 337-291-1977 or by clicking on the registration link below. Our Group Code is LRPA18. Rooms must be reserved before February 26, 2018.

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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.