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Career Center

Looking for employment in parks and recreation? Check out job listings from around the state.

Connected Community

Have a question about something in the parks and recreation world? Connect and chat with your peers in CPRA's Connected Community.


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Our Vision and Mission

CPRA is a dynamic, proactive organization that creates healthy residents and livable communities by promoting excellence in parks and recreation. Our mission is to promote the parks and recreation profession and its growth throughout the State of Colorado.

CPRA was established in 1951 as the trade association for parks and recreation professionals in Colorado. CPRA has been providing continuing education, professional networking and resources since that time.

CPRA is 501c3 non-profit.