Main Attractions
State Athletic Committee Meeting...
01/21/2015
GRPA Maintenance Management School...
02/16/2015 - 02/19/2015
Spring Board of Trustees Meetings...
03/24/2015 - 03/25/2015
State Athletic Committee Meeting...
04/08/2015
GRPA Leadership II...
04/13/2015 - 04/15/2015
 
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Upcoming Events/Meetings
District 1 Meeting...
01/07/2015
District 2 Meeting...
01/07/2015
District 3 Meeting...
01/07/2015
District 4 Meeting...
01/07/2015
District 6 Meeting...
01/07/2015
District 5 Meeting...
01/14/2015
District 7 Meeting...
01/14/2015
 
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2014 GRPA Agencies
of the Year

150,001 & Over - Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation Department

80,001 - 150,000 - Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks and Recreation Authority 

50,001 - 80,000 - Spalding County Parks and Recreation Department 

20,001 - 50,000 - Gainesville Parks and Recreation Agency 

Under 20,000 - Jefferson Parks and Recreation Department

GRPA Membership Categories

Individual

Professional: Any full-time employee in the field of recreation and parks; to include State of Georgia certified administrators; supervisors, or leaders. Shall be entitled to all privileges of the Association, including the right to vote and hold elective office.

Associate: Any individual not eligible for a professional membership. Shall be entitled to all privileges of the Association except the right to vote, hold elective office, and chair a standing committee.

Student: Any individual currently enrolled full-time in a college or university as a candidate for a degree in recreation and/or related fields of study. Shall be entitled to all privileges of the Association except the right to vote, hold elective office, and chair a standing committee. Student membership is free if attending a college or university, which holds an Allied Membership in GRPA. Application must be submitted for free membership.

Agency

Full Time Agency: Any agency organized for the purpose of providing recreation and park services for a particular community and aligning its aims and objectives consistent with the Georgia Recreation and Park Association, Inc.; shall not be entitled to vote. To be eligible for Agency membership an organization must employ a full-time, year-round salaried director; sponsor a variety of activities, and programs well distributed throughout the year, submit written aims and objectives.

Provisional Agency: Any agency organized for the purpose of providing park and recreation services for a particular community and aligning its aims and objectives consistent with the Georgia Recreation and Park Association may be considered for Provisional Agency Membership. Agencies approved in this category are eligible to participate in all GRPA statewide activities. A contact person for the agency must be a full-time city and/or county employee. This membership category shall be available until such time that the agency employs a full-time, year-round salaried director and for no more than a two year period.

Allied Agency: Agencies approved in this category are not entitled to a vote or athletic membership. Agencies should be established for the purpose of maintaining the leisure needs or services of a specific population or a year-round salaried leisure service administrator must be employed. Such an agency shall set a plan of action suggesting a variety of activities to meet the community leisure needs.

Corporate: GRPA Corporate members are suppliers, vendors, architects, planners, and others who provide commercial/professional services to the park and recreation field in Georgia.