New York State
Recreation & Park Society


UPDATE: 2020 Friends Scholarship Canceled

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 the Friends 2020 scholarship opportunity will not be made available. Due to the disruption of the college calendar and extenuating circumstances, the Friends Committee regrets the loss, but looks forward to the scholarship's return (hopefully larger) next year - look for more information in early 2021.

About Us...

The “Friends” of NYSRPS is a standing committee that formed to enhance the professional opportunities and growth of the State organization. The “Friends” affords members, fellow professionals and the public the opportunity to make tax-deductible donations, which will be used for the advancement of the leisure service field. 

The primary focus goals of “Friends” is to generate resources initiating educational scholarships and development opportunities for students pursuing careers in the leisure service field, to foster the advancement of research within the field of leisure services and afford the membership new opportunities for professional training and development. For further information regarding the Friends or if you are interested in serving on the Friends Committee, please contact William Zimmerman or

New York State Recreation & Park Society  501 C3 Not-for-Profit Organization

19 Roosevelt Drive, Suite 200 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

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