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Member Organizations

The Montana Trails, Recreation and Park Association is comprised of professionals in the parks & recreation field dedicated to improving your quality of life! Members of the organization are affiliated with local, county, state and federal agencies and are featured throughout this website in picture collages. For further information, many have provided links to their respective websites on our Member Links page.

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Upcoming Events

Our Mission Statement

Our mission is to serve our members and support their efforts to enhance Montana's quality of life by promoting growth, preservation, and development of recreation services, tourism, and parks to benefit the health and well being of our people, our communities, our economy and our environment.

Playground safety

CPSI Course and Exam October 5-7 in Missoula, MT

The Missoula Parks & Recreation Department is pleased to announce it is hosting the 2015 Certified Playground Safety Inspector course through the National Recreation and Park Association on October 5-7, 2015.  This course is the most comprehensive training program on playground hazard identification and risk management methods offered nationwide. Who should attend?  Administrators, supervisory personnel, public works departments, planning departments,...
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conference presenters

MT/ID RPA Conference Call For Presenters

The Montana & Idaho Recreation & Park Associations are requesting submissions for presenters for the 2015 Conference in Bozeman, MT. The conference dates run October 26-29, and presentations will be October 27 & 28. Please see the MTRPA 2015 call for presenters for specific information and for the submission sheet. Please send all submission sheets to Matt Marcinek at mmarcinek@mt.gov.  Categories...
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