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2021 Downstate Conference Registration

  • 11/09/2021
  • 8:00 AM - 4:45 PM
  • Sleepy Hollow Hotel Conference Center 455 South Broadway Tarrytown, NY 10591


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Registration includes all sessions and lunch
  • No cost special for conference planning committee.
  • No cost special for presenters- thank you!
  • Registration includes all sessions and lunch for students


Hosted by the New York State Recreation and Park Society, the New York State Therapeutic Recreation Association, Westchester Recreation and Park Society, Hudson Valley Leisure Services Association and Metropolitan New York Recreation and Park Society, this one day gathering of hundreds of park, recreation, and therapeutic recreation professionals is an occasion not to be missed.

WRAPS is leading the charge this year, as Conference Program Chair, working collectively with NYSRPS, WRAPS, HVLSA and METRO to offer a day of professional development, networking and camaraderie.

Presenters may enjoy the conference free of charge (including lunch) as a thank you for assisting with the day and ensuring its success! Please register so we can plan on your meal in the reservation.


 7:45am - Registration & Continental Breakfast 

8:15am - 11:05am - Sessions

11:05am - 11:55am - Exhibit Hall Exclusive

11:55am - 1:00pm - Sessions

1:00pm - 1:55pm - Exhibits, Lunch, & Raffles

1:55pm - 4:45pm - Sessions

*Subject to change

*There is no shuttle service at this time to train station- please make your own transportation arrangements

SEE EVENTSENTIAL CONFERENCE PROGRAM ON DESKTOP SOON or download copy of "Program at a Glance" SOON here.

For planning your schedule and access on your smart phone, be sure to download the Eventsential app from your phone's app store. Once downloaded, search "NYSRPS" and select "Downstate Conference". 

Yes, it's a surprise! Like any good party we will surely have some fun surprises. One though we could not keep a secret, is the location! The Downstate Conference Committee is very excited to announce this year's event will be celebrated at  the DoubleTree Tarrytown.

A very special overnight rate of $146 has been secured. Enjoy a relaxed evening before the conference. Enjoy the pool! A social will be planned so delegates may meet and mingle- stay tuned for more details.

Book your room reservation for November 11th by calling Reservations at 1-800-474-4260 and relay the group code "NRP". Reservations may also be made online, using the same code. MAKE RESERVATION NOW.

Reservations at 800-474-4260 or they could book their reservation online at and enter the group code NRP

Room reservation deadline is October 17th for the group rate.


Calling all commercial businesses! Do you have a product or service leisure service professionals need and want? Consider securing a space in the ballroom for an exclusive exhibit hall time and then enjoy lunch with delegates soon thereafter. SPACE IS LIMITED and expected to sell out. For only $200 have access to hundreds of park, recreation and therapeutic recreation professionals.

Exhibit space includes:

8' x 10' area with 6' covered table provided

Access to electricity

Deadline to reserve exhibit space will be October. 19th, 2019.


Set Up: 8:00am-11:00am

Exhibit Hall Open: 11:05am- 11:55am

Lunch / Exhibits Open: 1:00pm- 1:55pm


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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