• Program Schedule

    The 49th annual National Recreation and Park Association Congress will provide hundreds of education and learning opportunities through educational tracks specifically tailored to parks and recreation.


    Education Sessions

    This year, the NRPA Congress will offer a variety of education sessions of differing types. Learn more:


    Off-Site Institutes (OSIs) and Pre-Congress Workshops (PCWs)

    NRPA Pre-Congress Workshops (PCWs) are half-day and full-day workshops that lead up to NRPA’s Congress. Covering such topics as finance, customer service, and marketing, these workshops are a valuable addition to your professional development plans. Registration is required.

    Off-Site Institutes (OSIs) provide an opportunity to experience firsthand practical applications of park and management practices in local settings and environments. Registration is required



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