Main Attractions
Network Chair-Elect Nominations Deadline...
08/29/2014
State Athletic Committee Meeting...
09/10/2014 - 09/11/2014
Fall Board of Trustees Meetings...
09/15/2014 - 09/17/2014
Certified Playground Safety Inspector's Course...
09/22/2014 - 09/24/2014
Deadline to Submit 2015 State Tournament/Meet Bids...
10/01/2014
 
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Upcoming Events/Meetings
District 3 Meeting...
08/27/2014
Network Chair-Elect Nominations Deadline...
08/29/2014
District 5 Golf Tournament...
09/10/2014
State Athletic Committee Meeting...
09/10/2014 - 09/11/2014
Fall Board of Trustees Meetings...
09/15/2014 - 09/17/2014
District 1 Meeting...
09/24/2014
District 7 Meeting...
09/24/2014
 
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2013 GRPA Agencies
of the Year

150,001 & Over - Columbus Parks and Recreation Department

80,001 - 150,000 - Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department 

50,001 - 80,000 - Alpharetta Recreation and Parks Department 

20,001 - 50,000 - Carrollton Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department 

Under 20,000 - Bremen Parks and Recreation Department

GRPA Latest News

August 21, 2014 - City of Woodstock Initiates Trail Watch Volunteer Program
Additional Layer of Safety to be Added to Trail Network... Entire story

August 14, 2014 - Rabun Bark Park Opens
... Entire story

August 13, 2014 - CPRP Prep Course & CYSA Academy to be Offered during 2014 Conference
... Entire story

August 06, 2014 - Adapted Sports Training, Education and Certification Conference
Conference to be held in Atlanta October 10th - 12th... Entire story

July 30, 2014 - Disc Golf Coming to Spalding County's Wyomia Tyus Olympic Park
... Entire story

July 29, 2014 - Gwinnett County Lifeguards Win GRPA State Competition for Third Straight Year
... Entire story

July 10, 2014 - 2014 UGA Turfgrass Research Field Day
... Entire story

June 12, 2014 - Georgia Food Bank Assoc. Promotes Statewide Summer Feeding Program for Georgia's Children in Need
Georgia’s First Lady, Sandra Deal, helps kick-off June 10 Event at Lucky Shoals Park in Norcross to Increase Awareness... Entire story

June 06, 2014 - State Event Information - GRPA State Adult Tennis and Youth/Adult Golf Information
... Entire story

May 27, 2014 - City of Roswell Announced as 2014 National Gold Medal Award Finalist
AAPRA and NRPA select agencies to compete for prestigious honor in the park and recreation field... Entire story

May 23, 2014 - Gwinnett Co. Parks and Recreation Announced as 2014 National Gold Medal Award Finalist
Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation to compete for prestigious honor in the park and recreation industry... Entire story

May 20, 2014 - GRPA Announces New Partnership with Stone Mountain Park
30% discount on ticket purchases for GRPA Members... Entire story

May 16, 2014 - City of Alpharetta Gets Proactive with New Gun Law
Handout distributed to their program participants... Entire story

April 29, 2014 - PRORAGIS Workshop to be Offered in Georgia
Free workshop to be hosted on May 29th in Griffin... Entire story

April 29, 2014 - Class B/C State Track Meet Information Released
... Entire story

April 25, 2014 - How Gamification can be leveraged to engage your community
Get your communuity active and involved!... Entire story

April 24, 2014 - Class A State Track Meet Information Released
... Entire story

April 24, 2014 - 2014 Georgia State Games Registration is now Open!
... Entire story

April 17, 2014 - 2014 GRPA Lifeguard Competition
Event to be held on July 21st... Entire story

April 08, 2014 - Externship Applications being Sought for NRPA Congress in Charlotte
Great way to attend the NRPA Congress... Entire story

March 13, 2014 - 2014 Southern Regional Grant Conference
Event to be held in Atlanta of April 10-11... Entire story

February 21, 2014 - Our World Cafe Workshop
Workshop to be held after Metro Directors Lunch & Learn on May 7th in Gwinnett County... Entire story

February 21, 2014 - Roswell Wins See.Walk.Cities Competition
Fitness Challenge Enters New Year with New Name, More Competition... Entire story

February 21, 2014 - BREAKING NEWS! - Schedule Released for Mandatory Swim/Track Meetings
Agencies planning to participate in State Swim/Track Meets must attend one... Entire story

February 14, 2014 - Call for Sessions - 2014 GRPA Conference & Trade Show
Session proposals now being taken for Jekyll Island conference... Entire story

February 11, 2014 - Chattahoochee Technical College Announces Leadership Academy
... Entire story

February 10, 2014 - BREAKING NEWS! GRPA Announces New Grant Program
Funding available for new initiatives that demonstrate innovation in park and recreation services... Entire story

January 21, 2014 - Earn 5 hours of GA Commercial Pesticide Applicator Recertification Credit!
Classes to be held in Griffin, Savannah, and Cartersville... Entire story

January 07, 2014 - Georgia Aquarium Announces 2014 Discount Program for GRPA Members
... Entire story

January 06, 2014 - Gwinnett County to Host Playground Maintenance Safety Training Program
February 20 - 21... Entire story

December 13, 2013 - Gwinnett County to host January SAYP meeting
Rhodes Jordan Park Community Recreation Center is set to host young professionals from across the state.... Entire story

December 10, 2013 - Gwinnett County to Host Youth Sports Expo
Event planned for Saturday, February 1st... Entire story

December 02, 2013 - Statewide Trail Conference Set
Georgia Trail Summit to be held in Athens, GA... Entire story

November 19, 2013 - Georgia Urban Ag Council’s EDGE Expo
One day trade show, two days of education – for managers, supervisors, crew... Entire story

November 19, 2013 - GRPA Membership Dues Date Changes Approved - January 30 NEW DEADLINE
Changes condense the time where you can renew your membership dues... Entire story

November 14, 2013 - Long-Time Douglas Director Tom Williams Inducted in to GRPA Hall of Fame
... Entire story

November 13, 2013 - Dublin-Lauren County’s Randy Spivey Receives 2013 Mike Daniel Award
... Entire story

November 13, 2013 - Retired Gwinnett County Director Sharon Plunkett Inducted into GRPA Hall of Fame
... Entire story

November 12, 2013 - Dalton’s Steve Card Named 2013 GRPA Distinguished Professional
... Entire story

October 31, 2013 - Atlanta Certified Disability Sports Specialist Training
To be held December 13th in Decatur... Entire story

October 20, 2013 - 2014 State Tournament Bids Are Now Being Accepted
Bids due by November 8th... Entire story

October 15, 2013 - Woodstock Parks and Recreation Department Awarded CAPRA Accreditation
... Entire story

September 24, 2013 - GRPA Board Approves Task Force Recommendations on BOT Composition
GRPA Membership will vote on recommendations... Entire story

September 20, 2013 - The Georgia Games Presents the "GA 400 – Pay the Last Toll 2013 Road Race"
Event to be held November 17th... Entire story

September 20, 2013 - 2013 Ultimate Cheer Fest
Event to be Sponsored by Cobb County Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department... Entire story

September 17, 2013 - GA STMA Fall Field Day
... Entire story

September 13, 2013 - Pesticide Applicator Credits Available
... Entire story

September 03, 2013 - GRPA Service Awards - Celebrating Your Years of Service
Forms due to GRPA office by September 27th... Entire story