Featured Member Services

FRPA eConnect

 Connecting members remains a priority for FRPA.  We realize where groups of parks and recreation professionals convene, great things happen.  The FRPA eConnect is the Association's community where you can share resources, discuss issues of significance to the profession, or simply search for fellow FRPA members.  Whether you are looking for information today, or simply want to stay abreast of what others are discussing, the FRPA eConnect provides you the ability to customize your community experience in the way that is most meaningful and convenient for you.  Login today and start connecting.


FRPA Eclips

Keeping on top of the news and what is occurring relative to our profession can be time consuming and overwhelming.  FRPA makes it easy for you through Eclips: an online community that captures major news headings about issues of relevance to parks and recreation in the State of Florida and around the country.  Featured sections include the environment, national news, sports, state news, trends, and more.  The Eclips forum provides an easy to read summary of the articles with a link to the entire article or publications. You can choose to receive updates on items added to this community right to your email inbox.

FRPA Impact Calculator

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The FRPA Calculator is an answer to the park and professional's need for quantitative information that communicates the value of parks and recreation services in their community. The Calculator uses the areas of property values, health, public safety, the environment, jobs supported and tourism to measure impacts on the community. This is only available to current FRPA members. READ MORE


FRPA ElertsFlorida Capitol

During the legislative session, FRPA publishes the FRPA Elert, which is a compilation of information and resources relative to bills being monitored on behalf of parks and recreation in the State of Florida. The publication includes resources to assist in your advocacy efforts and communications with state elected officials, as well as a link to proposed legislation affecting the profession.


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Each month, FRPA will brings you the latest in park and recreation news through a monthly newsletter. Covering the Bases is intended to feature timely news and articles and and may contain the following sections, depending on content:
• HIGHLIGHTS: Feature article and Association news
• MVP RESOURCE: Useful resource review
• TEAMATE NEWS: List of new members, Member news
• GAMEPLAN: Featuring an innovative program highlight
• RELATIVE ADVERTISING from our advertising partner, Naylor Solutions. 
Archived Issues can be found here. 


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The Association's quarterly magazine reports on trends, issues, and innovative products and services in the field. 
Archived issues of the FRPA Journal are available for your review.  We welcome article submissions on topics of relevance to the field of parks and recreation.

Every December, the FRPA Journal Facility Showcase Issue offers agencies an opportunity to feature a new or recently renovated facility or park.  Innovative facilities and eye catching open spaces can be submitted by completing the Facility Showcase Application each June.

Use your advertising budget wisely and position your company directly in front of our members by advertising in the FRPA Journal. The publication contains information about our members, trends in parks and recreation, information on issues of significance to the parks and recreation field, innovations in products and services impacting our members, and more.  FRPA Journal Advertising information is available in the Print Media Kit.


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The Annual Membership Directory provides members a link to fellow professionals, agencies, and commercial suppliers.  The Florida Recreation and Park Associations prints the Membership Directory, and also provides an on-line member search through the FRPA Econnect community.  To access the on-line directory, you must be a current FRPA member.  The publications allows you fingertip access to thousands of parks and recreation professionals.