IPRA 2019 Awards & Recognition Program
Recognize the Brightest Stars in Illinois!
Designed to recognize the best-of-the-best in Illinois parks, recreation, and conservation, the Awards & Recognition Program gives professionals an opportunity to recognize colleagues and community members for their extraordinary work and contribution to the industry. Now Accepting Nominations Through November 14!
Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course
Registration Now Open Through September 13!
Designed by the National Recreation and Park Association and co-hosted by the Illinois Park and Recreation Association, the CPSI certification program provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date training on playground safety issues, including hazard identification, equipment specifications, surfacing requirements and risk management methods.
Park District Conservation Day is coming to the Illinois State Fair on Saturday, August 17 – Join Us for the Fun!
The Illinois Association of Park Districts (IAPD) and the Illinois Park and Recreation Association (IPRA) are looking for park districts, forest preserves, conservation, recreation and special recreation agencies to bring their groups to perform or exhibit for thousands of fairgoers at one of our many high-traffic areas throughout the fairgrounds. Please see below for some FAQs on the day: