It Starts In Parks
"The problem is how to bring about a striving for harmony with land among a people many of whom have forgotten there is any such thing as land, among whom education and culture have become almost synonymous with landlessness."
Aldo Leopold

2014 Awards Application Cycle Opens

The 2014 FRPA Awards cycle is now open.  You can find information about the FRPA Awards Program on this website.  Each Award has a different submission deadlilne date, so review the information on the award you are nominating for or seeking for your agency, and submit according to the directions on the application forms.  Now is a great time for you to recognize those individuals and agencies who are excelling, and who demonstrate the value of parks and recreation to our communities and our State.

2014 Legislative Session

Through the generous sponsorship of REP Services (JT Almon) we are able to once again provide periodic updates of the legislative session as a member service.  These session videos feature interviews and highlights from the session.  Take a few minutes to listen to this interactive conversation and bookmark this link so that you can easily locate video updates throughout the 2014 Session.

Legislative priorities
for the 2014 Legislative Session are available for download.  Get familiar with the issues and take time to forward the Legislative priorities to your elected officials.  If you wish to utilize your own photographs for a local feel, please contact the FRPA Executive Office.

2014 LEGOLAND Florida Summer Camp Program Announced

LEGOLAND Florida has great things planned for your 2014 Summer Camp field trips.  The 2013 program has been greatly expanded and will include discounted tickets available Monday through Friday from June through August.  Download information on how you can add this to your menu of summer camp field trips.

FRPA Days with the Rays Announced


FRPA announces the official dates for the 2014 Days with the Rays.  This unique opportunity for your summer campers includes discounted tickets, giveaways for kids, running the bases postgame, free bus parking, and the ability to bring in a bag lunch.  Mark your calendars for June 25 and July 30 and make plans to attend one or both of these days with your campers.  Download informational flyer.