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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You and Your Family Are Invited to the 4th Annual IAPD/IPRA Legislative Awareness Picnic

August 27, 2016
10 am -2 Pm
Joliet Park District, Inwood Park, 3200 West Jefferson, Joliet, IL
Registration is free.
Enjoy an old-fashioned family Picnic with FREE food, games and fun-filled activities!
Register through IAPD at




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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