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.


16th Annual Performance Showcase

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Lake Morey Resort, Fairlee, VT

Artists - Register Online still a few openings!

Audience Registration now open as well!

Click here for more information!

VRPA December Quarterly Meeting

December 5, 2019

Located at Randolph's newly renovated "Outdoor Hub". 

For more information & to Register, please CLICK HERE!


Northern New England Conference

Red Jacket, North Conway, NH

January 7-9, 2020

CLICK HERE for more information & to Register

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

Track Meet Packet          Commitment Form - due June 21

Spring Workshops

Save the dates

CPO Course - March 24-25, 2020

CPSI Course - April 7-9, 2020

Maintenance Workshop - June 2020 (date TBD)



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.

State Of Recreation Survey Summary Results now available!

CLICK HERE to download the Summary Report.

2019 Discount
Ticket Sales

Thank you to everyone that helped sell tickets this year!

We will be in touch soon with 2020 Pricing details in time for your Spring/Summer brochures.


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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