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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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.



75th Vermont Conference on Recreation 

October 10-11, 2018 at Lake Morey

Exhibitor Registration          Attendee Registration

CLICK HERE for a copy of the conference brochure.

(Register for the conference by September 7th & SAVE $20)

Book your room at Lake Morey by September 9th -
Call 802-423-1211 and mention that you will be with the conference.

2018 Vermont Performance Showcase

Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Lake Morey

CALL-FOR-ARTISTS is now open!

Artist Brochure       Artist Registration

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Performance Showcase
Thursday, November 15th

Register by September 16"   for the early-bird rate

Executive Committee

Melissa Cate - mcate@burlingtonvt.gov - President (2020)

Ally Vile - avile@essex.org - President-Elect (2020)

Nicole Densmore - nicoled@rutlandrec.com - Secretary (2020)

Jenn Turmel - jturmel@colchestervt.gov - Treasurer (2020)

Scott Hausler -  shausler@hartford-vt.org - Past-President (2020)

Brian Bevacqua - brian.bevacqua@quecheeclub.com - Member

Matt Frazee - mfrazee@stowevt.gov - Member 

Brett Leonard - bleonard@sburl.com - Member

Drew Pollak-Bruce - dbruce@segroup.com - Member

Betsy Terry -  betsy@vrpa.org - Executive Director​

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