Connecticut Parks Association
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Join professionals from around our state at quarterly workshops.
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Annual Scholarships are handed out yearly and are a great opportunity for you to continue to learn. 
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Welcome to The Connecticut Parks Association

Connecticut Parks Association Mission Statement: The Connecticut Parks Association, Inc., formerly known as the Conne
cticut Public Parks Administrators, was formed in 1958. Our purpose is to promote accession, development, maintenance, and preservation in the State and its communities; as well as to develop a network and fellowship among park professionals in the State. The organization is further regarded as a unit for actively promoting favorable legislation for parks and park development, both on the State and national level. Membership is open to professional executive and superintendent level managers of park systems and related fields; and other persons who exhibit high interest and contribution to the purpose of the Association.The Association is committed to providing quality educational sessions to its membership. Also, the Dennis Malone Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to a student, or students, willing to pursue a career in the Park and Recreation field.

Connecticut Parks Association would like to thank our generous website sponsors! All proceeds from our website sponsorships will be going to support the Dennis Malone Scholarship. This scholarship provides financial support to individuals attending college pursuing a career in park management, forestry, horticulture, agronomy, or a closely related field.   We appreciate their support and commitment to our organization and it's members! Be sure to click the links below to be directed to their websites:
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