Communicate how your park and recreation agency helps the environment by protecting our natural resources, preserving open space, protecting wildlife, and ultimately improving the quality of life for our residents.

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Join us today and become a part of our growing community.
Benefits of membership include:
  • Instant connections to our growing community of over 2,500 members.
  • Discounts on Annual Conference & Events
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  • Access to the member's only events
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The Illinois Park & Recreation Association Board of Directors is seeking leaders from the field who are dedicated to IPRA’s mission.
Serving on IPRA Board is an extraordinary opportunity for an individual who is passionate about strengthening leadership and governance in the nonprofit sector.

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Showcase the Best of Your Agency on Park District Conservation Day at the Illinois State Fair — Saturday, August 18! Read More

Park District Conservation Day is coming to the Illinois State Fair on Saturday, August 18. Help us reach more than 100,000 people with positive messages about Illinois park, recreation and conservation agencies by bringing your agency's bands, orchestras, chorales, dance, theater, tumbling groups, zoos and other talent to perform for fairgoers. 
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