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Welcome to the Delaware Recreation and Parks Society!

The Delaware Recreation and Parks Society (DRPS), an affiliate of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), was founded in 1967, and was the second state group to become a charter affiliate of NRPS

There IS an "I" in Team!

SAVE THE DATE! The 2017 DRPS Conference is at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Newark, Delaware on Wednesday and Thursday, February 22 and 23. Make your hotel reservations for February 21 or 22 or both today! Reservations must be made no later that January 20 for the conference rate. Reference DRPS. Call (302) 368-8000 or

visit the group reservation website.

visit the conference page.

Awards and Recognition

Today, DRPS members are park and recreation professionals, businesses, students and    concerned citizens.

DRPS seeks to bring together everyone involved in structured activities relating to recreation; parks; natural, historical, cultural and therapeutic facilities; and conservation programs, into a unified force.

Our members strive to involve citizens in governmental proceedings and planning so the recreation, park, natural and historical resources, and conservation potential of Delaware can be realized.


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