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The National Recreation and Park Association is the nation’s largest professional and citizen organization advocating the parks and recreation movement. Look to NRPA to be your resource for parks and recreation information, your voice on Capitol Hill, and provide you with networking prospects. We offer unique training and education opportunities.
Join some 19,000 other NRPA members in more than 1,200 communities who are experiencing the benefits of NRPA membership. 

We’re Working for You: Discover more about the benefits of NRPA membership.


NRPA has a variety of group and individual membership categories to fit your specific needs and budget, plus a number of branches and sections (each member chooses one for free) designed to serve and support the diverse interests of our members.


Join today to influence advocacy on Capitol Hill, receive up-to-date information through Park & Recreation magazine, and participate in networking with other park and recreation professionals and enthusiasts.


Renew today to further your support of NRPA and continue your member benefits.


Public Agency Membership Application (This PDF file requires Adobe Acrobat Reader) Please print, complete, and return to NRPA.

Discover how some of our members have benefited from their experience with NRPA:

"Like many agencies, we have to do more with less. As an NRPA member, I can pick up the phone or e-mail to get fast answers or a contact. It's a one-stop resource. NRPA help is invaluable, and it's getting more so."

Pam Beasley
Germantown Parks & Recreation
Germantown, Tenn.

"As a recreation and park administration major, NRPA has provided me with a vast array of quality educational opportunities ranging from networking with professionals from around the country to offering experiences that allow me to further develop my leadership abilities."
Amanda G. Patrick
Past President
NRPA Student Branch

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