Alaska Recreation &
Park Association

CLICK HERE!
REGISTER FOR THE 2018 CONFERENCE
OCTOBER 23-25, 2018
PIKE'S WATERFRONT LODGE
FAIRBANKS, ALASKA

CLICK HERE!

SUBMIT AN EDUCATION SESSION
EARN FREE REGISTRATIONFOR CONFERENCE!
DEADLINE AUGUST 17TH

CLICK HERE!

REGISTER TO BE AN EXHIBITOR!

HIGHLIGHT YOUR
 EXCITING PRODUCTS AND SERVICES!

CLICK HERE!

PRE-CONFERENCE AQUATIC DEVELOPMENT!

REGISTER FOR CERTIFIED POOL OPERATOR (CPO) TRAINING

ARPA's Mission:

  • Providing a forum for interchange of ideas and information among parks, recreation and wildland professionals and supporters;

  • Promoting the personal, environmental, social and economic benefits of parks, recreation and wildlands

  • Coordinating, organizing and promoting quality educational opportunities; AND

  • Preparing and providing educational information relating to parks, recreation and wildlands.

REGISTER FOR THE 2018 CONFERENCE


ARPA Member Submitted Photos

ATTENTION ARPA MEMBERS

The American Academy Foundation Board is pleased to offer two John C. Potts Leadership Development Scholarships (Pottsie Scholarships) to the NRPA Directors School in Chicago for 2018. Scholarship funds cover tuition, lodging, and up to $500 in travel expenses for two (2) first-year students at the NRPA Directors School.

To apply for the John C. Potts scholarship, applicants must email the following no later than June 1, 2018 to foundation@aapra.org:
(1) application form;
(2) letter of nomination from a Directors School graduate or an AAPRA member;
(3) resume (not to exceed three pages);
(4) essay describing how attending the NRPA Directors School will help you achieve your professional development goals (12 point Arial font, not to exceed 500 words).

Please click the banner above for details.



JOIN US IN FAIRBANKS

Mark your calendars - the community of Fairbanks will host the ARPA Annual Conference October 23-25 2018. The conference is an opportunity for professionals from across the state to gather and celebrate the diversity of our field.

The focus of the conference is threefold; opportunities for continuing education and the exchange of best practices, the chance to network with other peers and to recognize accomplishments through the ARPA Awards Ceremony.   

Check back as more information will be released as it becomes available. 

Log in to read current and past issues of the ARPA FLASH, participate in Professional and Social Forums, and register for members-only Events. 



FIND A MEMBER

A link to our member directory.
Click here


2016 AWARD RECEIPENTS 

(Awarded in 2017)

Professional Award - Jason Avery, Fairbanks

New Professional Award - Ricky Borland, Fairbanks

Bob Robertson Service Award - Maggie Wilkins, Boys & Girls Club, Seward

Lifetime Achievement Award - Helen Clough, Juneau

Distinguished Service Award - Gold Rush Days Inc., Valdez

Outstanding Organization Award - Seward Prevention Coalition

Facility Excellence Award -
     Aquatic Center, City of Unalaska
     Jim Creek ATV Trails, Mat-Su Borough

ARPA Outstanding Business Partner Award - ExerPlay, Farrell Smith

See all of past award recipients and how to nominate someone deserving

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software