• Conference Registration

    Every year, more than 7,000 park and recreation professionals converge on one city for energetic networking activities, inspirational education sessions and an inside look at the latest products for the field. This year in St. Louis, you will have the opportunity to do all that and so much more!

    Mark your calendar: Registration opens May 16, 2016.

    Get the Biggest Bang for Your Buck

    • Save up to $240 by registering before the Early Bird deadline.
    • NRPA Premier Member Agencies, who purchase four full package registrations, get the fifth registration for FREE!
    • Become a member! Non-members receive one year of NRPA membership with registration.

    Why Should You Attend?

    • The largest annual gathering of park and recreation professionals provides the best opportunity to meet new people, reconnect with colleagues or network with speakers and exhibitors.
    • The Exhibit Hall allows you to test out hundreds of cutting edge equipment and products from top brands.
    • Return to your agency full of new ideas and a better understanding of how to best serve your community.


    Registration Details

     Registration Options

    *These nonmember registration fees automatically include individual membership to NRPA for one-year.
    ** Young Professionals are defined as anyone 35 years and younger.
    ***Students are defined as anyone who is currently enrolled as a full-time or part-time student pursuing a degree in parks, recreation, conservation, or related matters, and is not simultaneously employed as a full-time professional. All non-member students must provide proof of student status prior to receiving registration materials. Student status must be verified one of the following ways: an original letter on the institution’s letterhead signed by any qualified representative from your university program, student id with valid dates, or a current transcript. Verification must be submitted at the same time as registration.


    Registration Terms and Policies

    Click here to read NRPA’s registration terms, cancelation policy and more important registration information.




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