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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Join us on Saturday, August 19th at the Illinois State Fair! Volunteer Opportunities Available! 

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Congratulations to the Park Pursuit Champions! Wilmette Park District and Glencoe Park District!   


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

BMW Championship Volunteer Opportunity! 

Senior Games 2017 Information 




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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