The Maine Recreation and Park Association (MRPA) is a statewide membership organization working to advance the park and recreation field in Maine. We are guided by our core belief that quality park systems and recreation programs are vital components of a healthy community. Our members are community leaders and volunteers, recreation department decision-makers, programmers, students, and businesses, who contribute to the quality of life in our state. There are many benefits to being a member of the Maine Recreation and Park Association. They include: Professional development, resources, association programs, scholarships and grants.