Upcoming Events

MRPA hosts a variety of education opportunities throughout the year. Workshop information will be added to this page throughout the year. Click here to register online for an upcoming event (click on education).



Crisis Management and Developing Your Emergency Action Plan
Virtual Education
Held in Partnership with Florida Recreation and Park Association
May 12, 2021 

The Power of Praise and Positivity
Virtual Education
Held in Partnership with Florida Recreation and Park Association
May 27, 2021

10 Tools to Providing Exceptional Customer Service
Virtual Education
Held in Partnership with Florida Recreation and Park Association
June 9, 2021 

Click here to register online for a virtual workshop (click on education).



MRPA Annual Conference 2021

October 12-15, 2021
Earle Brown Heritage Center
Brooklyn Center, MN

The MRPA Annual Conference serves as a means to bring the park and recreation community across Minnesota together. Serving as a platform which features inspirational speakers, innovative educational sessions to foster for networking, and exchange of ideas in new and imaginative ways.

With the end of 2020 in sight, it is time to begin planning the MRPA Annual Conference 2021. We are seeking creative and ambitious professionals to help reinvent Minnesota’s conference experience with a combination of new ideas and our favorite traditions. If you are interested in joining the 2021 Annual Conference Planning Committee, please contact co-chairs John Stutzman (jstutzman@goldenvalleymn.gov) or Aimee Peterson (apeterson@maplegrovemn.gov). Thank you!

The delegate brochure will be available by mid-summer, online as well as in the MRPA magazine.

Click here for 2021 Conference sponsorship and exhibit hall opportunities

Click here to register online for the exhibit hall


Call for Conference Session Proposals 2021 - Click Here 



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Fridley, MN 55432

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