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

Outdoor Recreation Specialist
March 7, 2018

The City of Montgomery, AL Parks and Recreation Department is seeking an Outdoor Recreation Specilaist. The position pays $45,440 annually

The Outdoor Recreation Specialist develops and implements recreational activities for all community centers in Montgomery County. The Specialist also has management oversight over a group of smaller community centers. The essential functions for the position include planning and developing recreation programs, administering recreation programs, promoting recreation programs, providing management oversight to a group of smaller community centers, and performing other related administrative duties. Qualified candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree in recreation administration, sports management, or a related field and one year of experience programming for a variety of outdoor recreational activities and two years of experience supervising employees involved in the provision of recreational services. Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health and dental insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program. Additional job information and online application are available at Applications must be submitted no later than 5 PM CST on March 26, 2018.

Upcoming Events
Annual Conference Delegat...
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. Our Group Code is LRPA18. Rooms must be reserved before February 26, 2018.

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.