The New York State Recreation & Park Society (NYSRPS) is the principal organization advancing the value of parks, recreation, and leisure services through professional development of its members and citizen engagement.
Professional Development: To promote educational, professional certification, and networking opportunities; best practices; and resources.
Membership Development and Services: To provide quality services and benefits which attract, engage, and retain members and are responsive to their needs.
Public Policy Development: To raise awareness and support the advancement of parks, recreation, and leisure services by advocating for local, state, and national policy issues and interests.
Public Awareness: To develop and implement methods of communication that inform and promote the value of parks, recreation, and leisure services.
Resource Development: To maintain and develop resources that support and sustain the society.