Alaska Recreation and Park Association
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Outstanding Organization Award

This award recognizes the agencies, departments, and organizations that make great contributions to their community and to the improvement of recreation in Alaska. Clubs, federal and state agencies, municipal departments, and not-for-profit organizations are eligible. The Awards Committee will select the organization that most reflect outstanding contributions to their community or the state of Alaska.
  • The contributions or improvement of recreation must have taken place during the calendar year of the award or prior. (Ex: in 2012, nominators will be selecting organizations which were active before
  • January 1, 2012, to align with the other awards achievements made in 2011.
  • A written description shall include the organization’s contributions and recreation improvements within their community or Alaska.
  • Support materials will be considered:
  • Press coverage documenting accomplishment, events, programs, or other;
  • Formal acknowledgement from local municipalities, Boroughs, state or Federal recognition, proclamations or other
Nominate an ARPA Member for this Award

2021       Alaska Trails
2020       Tsalteshi Trails Association, Soldotna
2019       Denali Education Center
2018       Alaska International Senior Games
2017       Friends of Tanana Valley Railroad, Fairbanks
2016       Seward Prevention Coalition
2015       Petersburg Chamber of Commerce
2014       HoWL Homer Wilderness Leaders
2013       Arctic Winter Games Host Society Fairbanks
2012       Homer Hockey Association
2011       Homer Community Recreation & Parks Program
2009       Teen Council of the Seward Teen & Youth Center