The NRPA Annual Conference is the go-to event for inspirational education sessions and energetic networking opportunities with some of the top leaders in the park and recreation profession. 

Education Tracks

  • Aquatics
  • Career Development
  • Conservation
  • Customer Service
  • Equity and Inclusion
  • Health and Wellness
  • Leadership and Personnel Management
  • Planning, Design and Maintenance
  • Programming
  • Public Policy and Advocacy
  • Public Relations and Marketing
  • Revenue Development


Session Formats

  • General Sessions
  • Education Sessions
  • Speed Sessions
  • NRPA Research Sessions



CEUs can be earned based on the number of sessions attended during the NRPA Annual Conference. Attendees are required to attend entire sessions and complete session evaluations to obtain CEU credit. 



Education sessions for the NRPA Annual Conference are selected by the Conference Program Committee (CPC). The CPC is a dedicated group of professionals from around the country, representing all regions, specialties, and content areas that recruits, reviews, and selects education sessions for the annual conference.