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ARPA has over 200 members which include professionals, students, citizens and commercial vendors who are all working to improve park and recreational opportunities in Arkansas. Members are employed with municipal, state, and federal governments as well as non-profit and private agencies. ARPA focuses on public awareness of parks, recreation and leisure services.

Arkansas Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA)

Organized in 1964, Arkansas Recreation and Parks Association (ARPA) is a professional organization for park, recreation and leisure services professionals.

As a National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) affiliate, ARPA strives to provide recreation, park and leisure services professional with an active organization that broadens recreation, park and leisure opportunities for all Arkansas citizens.