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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 businesses.

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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.

Important Conference Updates

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS The MTRPA continues to work hard at keeping our communities and members safe. Given the current climate of COVID-19 and the Delta variant, our president, Mitch Overton, called an emergency board meeting to discuss the MTRPA State Conference in Great Falls. EMERGENCY BOARD MEETING SUMMARY The MTRPA Board met Friday 9/3/21 at 2pm via Zoom to discuss either continuing...
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Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course

Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course October 12-14, 2021 Bismarck, North Dakota Montana parks and recreation professionals are invited to register for the Oct. 12-14 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course in Bismarck, North Dakota! Experts will review the latest developments in playground safety and participants will have the opportunity to become a certified playground safety inspector. Learn how to reduce hazards...
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Call for Presenters

The Montana Trails Recreation & Park Association Annual Conference will be held October 3-5, 2021 at the Holiday Inn Convention Center Great Falls, MT. Our theme is “Reconnection through Recreation – Purpose and Resilience in Parks and Recreation.” The conference committee is working hard on session framework to address current topics and opportunities. We are seeking thought provoking speakers with...
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2021 Annual Conference Registration

City of Great Falls Park and Recreation is excited to host the MTRPA annual conference October 3rd – 5th at Holiday Inn Great Falls Convention Center! The conference committee has been hard at work to provide members, students, retirees and associates a first-class conference that will provide valuable educational sessions and social events. Registration is OPEN Early Bird Pricing ENDS...
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