Illinois Park & Recreation Association

Our mission is to provide and promote exceptional standards of education, networking, and resources for all professionals in the Illinois park, recreation, and conservation communities. IPRA leads the nation in providing premier education, networking, and resources for professionals in parks, recreation, and conservation.

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Thank you to all who attended the 2016 Soaring To New Heights Conference. It is our members and our volunteers who make it such a success! Please remember to submit your conference survey- click here

Congratulations to all the IPRA Award Winners who were honored at the 2016 Conference! 

UnPlug Illinois Order Forms Available 

2016 Webinar Series- click here to order!


IPRA is committed to providing you with access to high quality and affordable professional development opportunities. Review our educational calendar and sign up today!
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Networking opportunities bring our members together in a way that allows them to share informally and develop trusted professional relationships with like-minded individuals who are equally committed to making a difference in the world.
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