22nd Annual Downstate Conference
22nd Annual Downstate Conference
The 22nd Annual Downstate Conference Tuesday November 15th in White plains, NY is NOW REGISTERING interested VENDORS. Do you have a product or service ideal for park, recreation and therapeutic recreation professionals? If so, please consider reserving a booth- ONLY $185!
CPSI Course set for October 12-14th in Camillus, NY
CPSI Course set for October 12-14th in Camillus, NY
The NRPA National Playground Safety Inspector course is the most comprehensive training program on playground hazard identification and risk management methods.
77th Annual Conference & Expo
77th Annual Conference & Expo
The 77th NYSRPS Annual Conference and Expo April 2nd-4th, 2017 is CURRENTLY ACCEPTING ABSTRACTS from qualified speakers for the 3 day professional development conference for leisure service professionals. DEADLINE is September 9th- resumes are required. Conference sponsorships also NOW AVAILABLE- inquire within.


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The New York State recreation and Park Society was founded in 1940 and incorporated in 1960, NYSRPS is the principal organization promoting quality recreation and park opportunities for all citizens of NYS through education, training, technical assistance and other support to local, county, state and federal recreation and park providers.

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Education & Events

GVRPS Golf Tournament
Durand Eastman Golf Course- - Please join us for our annual GVRPS Golf Tournament to be held at Durand Eastman Golf Course on Friday, September 9, 2016.
09/09/16 12:30 PM
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Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course - October 12-14, 2016 Camillus, NY
The most comprehensive training program on playground hazard identification and risk managment methods offered.
10/12/16 7:30 AM
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NYSRPS Annual Downstate Conference - November 15th, 2016 in White Plains, NY
Get ready for a great one-day conference, coming this November.
11/15/16 8:00 AM
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RENEW MEMBERSHIP for August 2016-2017
Posted on: 06/28/16 at 11:57 AM
Time to RENEW your 2016-2017 membership? Visit our MEMBERSHIP PAGE and select RENEW at the bottom of the page. THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
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Jeff Myers Returns as NYSRPS President
Posted on: 06/14/16 at 1:01 PM
Thank you to Paul Blake
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2016 NYSRPS Annual Report
Posted on: 05/16/16 at 8:19 AM
NYSRPS has been busy this year, check out the 2016 Annual Report that was presented at April's Conference.
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