It Starts In Parks
"Touch the earth, love the earth, honor the earth, her plains, her valleys, her hills, and her seas; rest your spirit in her solitary places."
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2015 Awards Program

The 2015 Awards Applications are now available.  Deadlines begin in April, so don't hesitate to nominate yourself, your fellow co-workers, or your agency.  Awards are presented at the Annual Conference Installation and Awards Ceremony to be held Thursday, September 3, 2015 at the Hilton Orlando, in Orlando, Florida.

Econnect Enhanced and Waiting For You

FRPA's social community Econnect, has been moved to a new and enhanced platform.  Unveiled this week, the community is already receiving great attention from members who are engaging by posting discussions and downloading resources.  What are you waiting for?  Connect today.

Taking Your Community From Good to Great

2015 will kick off with a great placemaking workshop "Taking Your Community from Good to Great - The Essential Role of Parks and Recreation in Creating Community Through Placemaking". This workshops is for any professional who is engaged with their community and desirous of creating spaces that attract, engage, and keep your community coming back again and again.  Take a moment to watch a short video on this important topic, then select the Calendar page where you can be linked to the Registration Brochure or to our OnLine Registration system. 



2015 FRPA Days With the Rays Dates Announced

The Tampa Bay Rays have once again committed to providing FRPA Days With the Rays to local government summer recreation programs.  In 2015, there will be three days your summer camp participants can enjoy a fun filled outing.  Mark your calendars for June 24 (Rays vs Blue Jays), July 2 (Rays vs Indians), and July 29 (Rays vs Tigers).  An added bonus this year is that if your Agency participates in two or more games, your tickets will be discounted even deeper.  Mark your calendars now and plan on having more great Days With the Rays.  Download Information

2015 Legoland Tickets Program

Once again, LEGOLAND Florida is providing a discount ticket program to summer camp programs.  The program includes entrance tickets from June 1 through August 31, 2015.  For detailed information on the program and what is included in the program for your summer camps, visit FRPA LEGOLAND Ticket Program.