About Us

The North Dakota Recreation & Park Association (NDRPA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit member organization whose mission is advancing parks and recreation for quality of life in North Dakota.


  • Professional development, education and training programs, including an annual conference
  • Quarterly magazine (FOCUS) and monthly electronic newsletter (eUpdate)
  • Website
  • Biannual parks and recreation directory
  • Awards program, including scholarships and Hall of Fame, to recognize outstanding North Dakota parks and recreation professionals, facilities or projects
  • Public policy advocacy
  • Networking opportunities

Annual Report 2009-2010

Annual Report 2010-2011
Annual Report 2011-2012
Annual Report 2012-2013
Annual Report 2013-2014
Annual Report 2014-2015

Annual Report 2016

By-laws 2015

Strategic Plan 2017-2019

Work Plan 2017