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.


76th Annual VT Conference on Recreation
Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, VT
Thursday & Friday, October 10 & 11, 2019


Still time to register!

Conference Brochure

2019 VRPA-St. Johnsbury Academy State Track Meet
St. Johnsbury Academy
Saturday, July 20, 2019

Track Meet Packet          Commitment Form - due June 21

16th Annual Performance Showcase

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Lake Morey Resort, Fairlee, VT

Artists - Register Online by September 14th!

Audience Registration now open as well!

Click here for more information!

NRPA Conference

September 23-26, Baltimore, MD

Attending the conference? Be sure to stay informed all the great conference events here!

Can't attend the conference? Stream session Live!




to download the Fall Issue of the VRPA Newsletter!

Look for the Winter Issue of the Advocate in January!

In the meantime, check out our FALL ISSUE OF THE VRPA NEWSLETTER

Click on the image to read.

2019 Discount
Ticket Sales

Time to send in any unsold tickets!

Please send back any unsold tickets to the VRPA Office by September 26th. Please use the Ticket Closeout form, and be sure to indicate which park the sold tickets are from for any checks being sent in as well.

Online sales codes through the end of the season can be found on our Programs Page under the Discount Ticket Sales details. 

Thank you to everyone who helped support this program!!


Executive Committee

Melissa Cate, CPRP - mcate@burlingtonvt.gov - President (2020)
Ally Vile, CPRP - avile@essex.org - President-Elect (2020)
April Cioffi, CPRP - aprilc@rutlandrec.com - Secretary (2020)
Jenn Turmel, CPRP - jturmel@colchestervt.gov - Treasurer (2020)
Scott Hausler, CPRP -
 shausler@hartford-vt.org - Past-President (2020)
Matt Frazee - mfrazee@stowevt.gov - Member 
Brett Leonard, CPRP - bleonard@sburl.com - Member
Rob Peterson, CPRP - robert.peterson@vermont.gov - Member
Drew Pollak-Bruce - dbruce@segroup.com - Member

Jessica Brodie jessica@vrpa.org - Executive Director​

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