New York State
Recreation & Park Society

Membership - Who belongs to NYSRPS...and why?

  • Park and Recreation Professionals benefit from the variety of educational opportunities, resources and networking the State Society provides through a multitude of avenues.
  • Therapeutic Recreation Professionals continue to make a significant contribution to NYSRPS membership. Educational opportunities and CEU offerings along with educational information provided through electronic newsletters, website and webinars also benefit TR professionals in their continual quest to be the best therapeutic recreation professional they can be.
  • College students benefit from the variety of educational opportunities, resources and networking that we provide through a multitude of avenues.
  • Retirees, park and recreation specialists and more may join NYSRPS to help provide the best professional resources to park and recreation professionals in New York State.

  Please visit Professional Benefits page for more details & pricing. 

  • Commercial Partners belong to NYSRPS in order to make valuable connections with park, recreation and therapeutic recreation professionals. Businesses are connected with potential buyers right in their back yard and are connected to the NYSRPS regional networks in the areas they serve. As a NYSRPS Business Partner you receive a multitude of benefits including, but not limited to:

           - Direct access to NYSRPS Membership through MEMBERS ONLY portal

           - Inclusion of articles and business listing in NYSRPS publications

           - Discounts on conferences

           - Referrals by NYSRPS Society staff/membership

          - Networking opportunities at regional meetings

             Please visit Commercial Benefits page for more details & pricing.      

NYSRPS members receive the following benefits including, but not limited to:

  • Members ENGAGE platform (NEW!) for virtual connection opportunities
  • Discounts to Annual Conference and Business Expo
  • Conferences and Education Opportunities and Member Discounts
  • Continuing Education Credits
  • Networking
  • Awards and Recognition
  • Legislative Advocacy
  • Employment
  • Publications
  • Resource Center
  • Products and Services

NEW! NYSRPS is very excited to launch MEMBERS ENGAGE!

A Member's Only benefit to to easily connect with your colleagues! Tune into special programs, tutorials, meetings and more to engage with NYSRPS and your fellow park professionals. We may be on our own at home... still learning and growing TOGETHER!

Professional Development Opportunities Provided via YouTube tutorials and more!


Monthly virtual meetings will be scheduled to connect professionals together. Up to 100 participants able to join each call. Depending on topic, meetings will either be open to all members or reserved for special invitees.

Access NYSRPS Virtual Learning Library to access and share a variety of great resources!

JOIN THE FORUM to post and comment on the latest concerns, trends and more!

Yes, I see the benefit of belonging to this community of recreation professionals who and would LOVE to join the New York State Recreation and Park Society!


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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