VRPA Mission

The mission of the Vermont Recreation and Parks Association is to provide training and resources to help Vermonters to"Create Community through People, Parks and Programs."


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Welcome to the VRPA

Thank you for visiting the VRPA Website. The Vermont Recreation and Parks Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion, development, and improvement of all recreation and park services within the State of Vermont.



VRPA Annual Meeting

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at VINS in Queechee

CLICK HERE to REGISTER - Register by May 1st.

Summerama Seasonal Staff Training

Sunday, June 3, 2018 at Montpelier High School

Summerama Brochure          CLICK HERE to REGISTER

75th VT Conference on Recreation 

October 10-11, 2018 at Lake Morey

Exhibitor Registration          Delegate Registration opens in July

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SUMMERAMA - June 3rd

Camp-Specific Training


 Early-Bird Pricing available until May 25th.

Executive Committee
Scott Hausler - shausler@hartford-vt.org - President (2018)
Melissa Cate - mcate@burlingtonvt.gov - President-Elect (2018)
Andrew Cappello - acappello@newportrecreation.org - Past-President (2018)

Jenn Turmel - jturmel@colchestervt.gov - Treasurer (2018)
Ally Vile - avile@essex.org - Secretary (2018)
Brian Bevacqua - brian.bevacqua@quecheeclub.com - Member
Nicole Densmore - nicoled@rutlandrec.com - Member

Geoff Beyer - geoffbeyer@gmail.com - Member
Matt Frazee - mfrazee@townofstowevermont.org - Member 
Betsy Terry - betsy@vrpa.org - Executive Director​

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