The NRPA Networks allow members the opportunity to learn from each
other's experiences, share best practices, get new ideas and network with
others like them. NRPA Connect serves as a communication tool for Networks.
Networks are divided into interest areas or regional areas.
additional information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or to
volunteer please complete the Volunteer Application Form.
Interest Area Networks:
Administrators Network serves NRPA members who are or aspiring
to be park and recreation agency leaders in federal, county, local and
special district government and in private and voluntary agencies.
Aquatics Network serves NRPA members who work in or are
interested in aquatic facilities and programs. The Aquatics Network has a
unified voice on issues involving the safety, health and quality of aquatics
related programs, facilities and services for the enjoyment of all
The Armed Forces Recreation Network
serves NRPA members who work in or are interested in Armed Forces
Recreation. This can include military personnel, Defense Department
civilian employees and individuals in agencies that provide recreation
services to military personnel such as the Red Cross and United Services
The Citizen Network serves NRPA members
who are elected or appointed citizen members concerned with parks,
recreation and conservation. These include boards, commissions, councils,
committees and other bodies such as city councils and county commissioners.
This network is also open to those that would like to engage in discussion in
topics concerning citizens.
The Education Network
serves NRPA members affiliated with colleges or universities who are
engaged in teaching, administration, research or extension services related
to parks and recreation. This network also serves other members who would
like to engage in discussion in topics concerning the education of parks
The Inclusion & Accessibility Network
serves NRPA members working to promote inclusion, accessibility and
therapeutic recreation in parks and recreation.
and Aging Network serves NRPA members working with the aging
population and those interested in helping older Americans remain healthy
and active through participation in recreational pursuits and ensuring the
availability of leisure and recreational opportunities for older
The Park Resources Network serves NRPA
members that advocate the sound planning, development and management of
parks, natural/cultural resources, outdoor recreation, and environmental
education and conservation programs.
Events Network serves NRPA members who are currently involved in
or have an interest in the management, operation and programming of theme
parks, tour and travel businesses, campgrounds, health and fitness clubs,
country clubs, corporate employee service programs and resorts.
Young Professional Network serves NRPA members who are
students and young professionals as well as those that are interested in
engaging in topics or discussions concerning students and young
The Great Lakes
Region Network serves NRPA members who are in the states of
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Wisconsin,
Manitoba, and Ontario.
The Mid-Atlantic Region Network
serves NRPA members who are in the states of Delaware, District of
Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.
Midwest Region Network serves NRPA members who are in the
states of Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and
The New England Region Network serves NRPA
members who are in the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New
Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia,
Prince Edward Island, and Quebec.
The Pacific Northwest Region
Network serves NRPA members who are in the states of Alaska,
Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Alberta, and British Columbia.
The Pacific Southwest Region Network serves NRPA members who
are in the states of Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Utah, and Guam.
The Southern Region Network serves NRPA members who are
in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North
Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Puerto
The Southwest Region Network serves NRPA
members who are in the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico,
Oklahoma, and Texas.
For more information contact email@example.com or to
volunteer please complete the Volunteer Interest Application.