Who should become a Member?

Park and Recreation Professionals in:

  • Government agencies (i.e., municipal, county, state, and federal)

  • Nonprofit agencies (i.e., YMCA, Boys and Girls Club, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts)

  • For profit agencies (i.e., recreation retail shops, recreational rental shops, vendors who support the Park and Recreation field)

  • Concerned citizens

  • Mayors

  • Judges

  • Board Members

  • Students studying parks, recreation, leisure and tourism

  • And others interested in the Park and Recreation field...

Enjoy the many benefits members receive:

  • “The Quarterly”, KRPS quarterly publication

  • Technical assistance on current issues; when materials are not available referrals given to other agencies and KRPS members.

  • Education and training programs offered. Members receive registration discount and continuing education units (CEUs) may be earned.

  • Opportunity to participate in Committees and Taskforces addressing issues.

  • Networking among your peers is an ongoing process and is extremely valuable for sharing ideas and opportunities.

  • Outstanding professionals, students, facilities, programs, and agencies are recognized through the annual Awards Program.

Already a Member?

We are excited to announce that KRPS is now using RecDesk registration software! We are excited to be able to partner with RecDesk, a 100% web-based solution for Recreation Departments, Schools, Churches, Civic and Nonprofit Organizations that helps manage programs, facilities, credit card processing and registrations. We have been expanding our leadership and training opportunities and this will help us as we grow.  KRPS Members as well as other interested professionals can register online, pay with credit cards, check locations online, training calendars, complete forms electronically, view paid and outstanding invoices, and more! 
Setting up your RecDesk account is easy!  

  1. Visit https://kyrps.recdesk.com/Community/Home

  2. Click Create Account  
  3. Complete Information  

  4. Add Additional Family Members - (This is for Agency Memberships, “Head of Household” is the head of the agency and family members are the memberships under the agency)

  5. Start Using RecDesk! 


Enjoy a quick update with the KRPS Newsletter!