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  • CONFERENCE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN: Click here to see registration options.
  • Scholarship Opportunities:The ARPA Conference is the premier opportunity for new professionals and students to present their work, learn about best practices and network with recreation professionals. ARPA provides scholarships to facilitate participation in the conference and to help foster the next generation of recreation professionals. CLICK HERE to apply for a scholarship
  • Annual Awards:Many of our co-workers and community partners are deserving of an award and this is your chance to recognize individuals and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to parks and recreation in Alaska. We invite you to take a moment and nominate a deserving co-worker, employee, volunteer or supervisor. The 2022 awards will be presented at the 2023 Annual Conference in Wrangell. Remember these awards recognize accomplishments done/completed in 2022. CLICK HERE to nominate an individual or organization
  • Optional Additions Survey: As we iron out the full schedule of details, we are seeking input from attendees and stakeholders as to what they'd like to see offered as optional additions for professional development and continuing education at the fall conference. Please submit a survey indicating your preferences. There is a section where you can input a suggestion that has not already been proposed. We look forward to bringing you opportunities that meet the current needs of your workforce and department goals.CLICK HERE to take the survey
  • Educational Session Proposal: Are you interested in presenting an educational session or have a topic that you really hope we can offer? Sessions are 60-90 minutes and can be focused on a variety of themes but preference will be on those that focus on innovation and emphasize current trends and future strategies. CLICK HERE to submit an education session proposal form

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2023 Alaska Recreation & Parks Association Annual Conference

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