Golf Tournament

Monday, September 19, 6 a.m.-2:30 p.m. MST (7:30 a.m. tee time)
Whirlwind Golf Club at Wild Horse Pass

Join your peers for this friendly tournament. This is a ticketed event. Advanced registration is required. Rental clubs are available onsite for $70 + tax.

NRPA Opening Reception

Tuesday, September 20, 6-9 p.m. MST
The Duce

Enjoy live music, food and drinks while you celebrate with thousands of your peers at The Duce. This ticketed event is included with full package, young professional and retired registrations.

Sunrise Yoga

Wednesday, September 21, 6:15-7:30 a.m. MST
Heritage Square Park

Start the morning with a relaxing sunrise yoga session in the historical Heritage Square Park. This is a ticketed event.

Best of the Best Ceremony

Wednesday, September 21, 5-6 p.m. MST
Sheraton Phoenix Downtown (HQ Hotel), Phoenix Ballroom sections ABC

Join us as we recognize and celebrate the most inspirational people and programs by presenting the 2022 Innovation Awards and Spotlight Awards. The newly CAPRA-accredited and re-accredited park and recreation agencies, Young Professional Fellows, and Diversity and Student Scholarship recipients also will be recognized.

NRPA Annual Conference 5K Fun Run, Walk or Roll

Thursday, September 22, 7-8 a.m. MST
Heritage Square Park

Welcome to downtown Phoenix  the cultural epicenter of the country’s fifth largest city. We invite you to take a fun run, walk or roll through historic neighborhoods, thrilling landscapes and modern architecture. The excitement kicks off with a morning rally with a DJ and local mascots pumping up the crowd and setting the vibe for an amazing day. This is a ticketed event. Advanced registration is required.

Ethnic Minority Society Luncheon

Thursday, September 22, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. MST
Renaissance Phoenix Downtown Hotel, Pueblo Ballroom

The Ethnic Minority Society Awards Luncheon is an annual luncheon that recognizes the diversity in the recreation profession, and provides an opportunity to network and learn more about the organization. This is a ticketed event.

How to Sign Up for Ticketed Events

To sign up for the ticketed events, please make your selection during the conference registration process. If you already have registered for the conference, you can go back and add on the event by logging in to the registration site and modifying your registration.