ALL ASSOCIATION NEWS

IPRA Named Finalist for Platinum PR Awards

IPRA has been named a finalist in the Anniversary category of the Platinum PR Awards!

2019 Six-County Senior Games to Begin in July!

Summer is here, which means it’s time to get out and discover the great things happening at your local parks and recreation agency.

Celebrate Park and Recreation Month by participating in Unplug Illinois Day!

On Saturday, July 13, 2019, we encourage people across Illinois to ditch their electronic devices and "unplug" to enjoy everything that their local park and recreation agencies have to offer!

IPRA Welcomes New Membership & Website Manager

Lynn Rotunno will join the Illinois Park & Recreation Association (IPRA) on May 6, 2019 as its Membership & Website Manager.

CEO and Founder of GreenPlay, LLC Keynotes 2019-20 Leadership Academy

In 2012, The Illinois Park & Recreation Association (IPRA) launched its Leadership Academy, an intensive program that benefits park and recreation professionals, regardless of what stage they are in their career.

Marketing & Communication Excellence Recognized at Annual Conference

During the IAPD/IPRA Soaring to New Heights Conference, the Illinois Park & Recreation Association (IPRA) honored several park and recreation agencies for excellence in their marketing and communication efforts.

Park & Recreation Agency Excellence Recognized at Annual Conference

On January 25, 2019, during the IAPD/IPRA Soaring to New Heights Conference, the Illinois Park & Recreation Association (IPRA) honored several park and recreation agencies for excellence in the following areas.

Professional Excellence Recognized at IAPD/IPRA Annual Conference

The Illinois Park & Recreation Association (IPRA) honored several individuals for their commitment and excellent service to parks and recreation in Illinois.

Vernon Hills Park District Executive Director Named 2019 Chair of IPRA

The Illinois Park & Recreation Association (IPRA) has installed Jeff Fougerousse, Executive Director of the Vernon Hills Park District, as its 2019 Chairman of the Board at the association's annual conference, held January 24-26 at the Hy

2019 Annual Conference Awards

A complete list of all 2019 Annual Conference Award winners.

Thousands of Park & Rec Professionals & Elected Officials Head to Chicago for Annual Conference

Employees and elected officials from park & recreation agencies state-wide will convene at the Hyatt Regency Chicago for three days of educational programming, networking and professional development at the Annual IAPD/IPRA Soaring to New

Election Results Announced for IPRA Board of Directors and Section Leadership Positions

The Illinois Park & Recreation Association (IPRA) is pleased to announce the election results for positions with the IPRA Board of Directors, as well as numerous leadership positions within the Section Boards.

IPRA Names 2019 Chair Elect

The Illinois Park & Recreation Association (IPRA) has elected Erin Folk, Executive Director of the Oregon Park District, as its 2019 Chair-Elect.

July is National Parks & Recreation Month

Summer is here, which means it’s time to get out and discover the great things happening at your local parks and recreation agency.

Hundreds of Active Adults Participate in 37th Annual Six-County Senior Games

At 100 years young, Don Savage from Chicago’s northwest side has been participating in the Annual Six-County Senior Games for over 25 years.