About Us

About Us

The Kansas Recreation and Park Association (KRPA) is a non-profit, professional organization representing the parks, recreation, and leisure industry in Kansas. We represent nearly 1,500 professional, commercial, agency, board/commission, student and retiree members throughout the state.

With members in nearly every county, KRPA has a vast network of support and active professionals who are dedicated to improving the quality of life in Kansas by providing high quality park and recreation services. Local parks and recreation agencies and state parks serve millions of Kansans and tourists each year at parks, open spaces and recreation facilities, and through healthy programs for children, adults, and senior citizens.

To advance park and recreation opportunities that enhance the quality of life through education, communication, and advocacy.

The Kansas Recreation and Park Association is THE SOURCE for information which advances parks and recreation in the State of Kansas and beyond. 


#1: Solidify current membership

#2: Provide valued education opportunities for Recreation and Parks Professionals, evidenced by increased participation in
education offerings

#3: Cultivate program and funding partners that grow financial resources and increase in-kind support for events

#4: Ensure public official support for Parks and Recreation departments in Kansas

View KRPA strategic plan

KRPA Regions 
The Kansas Recreation and Park Association (KRPA) is currently divided into three regions: 

Each region is represented on the Board of Directors. View a state map of the KRPA regions

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