Alabama Recreation &
Parks Association

EQUAL ACCESS

HEALTH AND SAFETY

COMMUNITY IMPACT

PROFESSIONAL ADVANCEMENT

Alabama Recreation & Parks Association

People

We represent more than 900 dedicated Alabama Recreation and Parks Association professionals.

Places

We have member agencies in over 92 cities and towns in the state of Alabama representing a majority of the state’s population.

Programs

From local leagues to state tournaments, from basketball to soccer to pickleball, we provide opportunities for our state’s children, seniors and everyone in between to stay active and engaged and enjoy the state of Alabama’s natural beauty.

Purpose

Represent the interest of the membership; strengthen and enhance parks and recreation professionals; actively pursue and work with groups to achieve common goals within the parks and recreation field;
promote recognition of parks and recreation professionals; promote the benefits of parks and recreation.

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