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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The IPRA election is being conducted October 17-21, 2016 via VoteNet e-mail ballot. Per our Election Guidelines, all Professional Members have the opportunity to vote. Click here to learn more! 

Are you interested in volunteering with an IPRA committee? Complete our volunteer form and we can help you get started! 

 Conference Registration is now open! 



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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