National Recreation and Parks Association
22377 Belmont Ridge Road
Ashburn, VA 20148
National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is the leading non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of public parks, recreation and conservation. Our work draws national focus to the far-reaching impact of successes generated at the local level. Leveraging their role in conservation, health and wellness, and social equity to improve their communities NRPA’s members of park and recreation professionals and citizen advocates are 50,000 strong and represent public spaces in urban communities, rural settings and everything in between.
101 – 4664 Lougheed Highway
Burnaby, BC V5C 5T5
The British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association is a not for profit organization dedicated to building and sustaining active healthy lifestyles and communities in BC. Established in 1958, the Association is a central resource agency for members and stakeholders of the parks, recreation, physical activity and culture industry, providing leadership, training and support to help meet national, provincial and local priorities. Through a diverse network of partners and extensive programs and services, BCRPA actively advocates accessibility and inclusiveness to recreation and physical activity and strives to bridge the gap between the recreation and sport system to increase participation from “playground to podium.”
Athletic Business Magazine
4130 Lien Road
Madison, WI 53704
Athletic Business, founded in 1977, is a monthly publication with high-quality editorial content and wide coverage of all aspects of facility planning, marketing, equipment, liability, operations and management topics. Columns include: Sports Law, College Sports, High School Sports, For-Profits, Military and Recreation.
910 Delaware Street
Huntington Beach, CA 92648
SchoolFacilities.com is a leading facility management web site that delivers the best of facility design, construction, maintenance and management knowledge to professionals responsible for providing safe, comfortable and modern education facilities for students of all ages.
#2202 – 4464 Markham Street
Victoria, BC V8Z 7X8
The Vancouver Island Advanced Technology Centre (VIATeC) is the conduit that connects people, knowledge and resources to grow a successful technology sector on Vancouver Island. Now located at the Vancouver Island Technology Park, VIATeC was founded in 1989 to promote and enhance the development of the advanced technology industry on Vancouver Island. With only a handful of known technology companies, the ambitious mandate to facilitate the development of Vancouver Island as a global centre of excellence for advanced technology was set.
California Park and Recreation Society
7971 Freeport Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95832
Founded in 1946, CPRS is a non-profit, professional and public interest organization with close to 4,000 members who create community by providing recreational experiences to individuals, families and communities, by fostering human development, promoting health and wellness, all while increasing cultural unity. CPRS is the source of resources, tools, advocacy and events that strengthen California’s public parks and recreation industry and our professionals. CPRS unites members and creates networks across disciplines and agency boundaries to achieve together what we cannot do alone.
Canadian Parks and Recreation Association
404 – 2197 Riverside Drive
Ottawa, ON, K1H 7X3
The Canadian Parks and Recreation Association is a national voluntary-sector organization dedicated to realizing the full potential of parks and recreation services as a major contributor to community health and vibrancy. Our members are parks and recreation professionals represented in over 2,600 communities in Canada. We work closely with 13 provincial and territorial parks and recreation associations and collaborate with a host of other national organizations operating in the recreation, physical activity, environmental, facilities, sports, public health, crime prevention and social services arenas.