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The annual NRPS conference & exhibit hall will be held at the MontBleu Resort & Spa in Stateline, Nevada April 8 - 11, 2019. The conference will feature top-notch education programs & offsite tours. Network and engage with park and recreation professionals, explore the large exhibitor space, and relax at exciting socials.

CLICK HERE for the current Conference Schedule

Keynote Speaker: (Tuesday 4/9/19)

Roy Tuscany, High Fives Foundation

Originally from Waterbury, Vermont, Roy Tuscany, founder and Chief Executive Officer of the High Fives Foundation, had dreams of being a professional free-skier. After graduating from the University of Vermont with a degree in Mechanical Engineering he headed out west to pursue that dream. In 2006, Roy suffered a life-altering injury that left him paralyzed from the waist down. This injury was the catalyst to the creation of something greater. Roy turned the financial and community support of his own recovery into a ‘Pay-It-Forward’ adventure with the creation of a non-profit organization called the High Fives Foundation. High Fives Foundation’s mission is “to support the dreams of outdoor action sports athletes by raising injury prevention awareness while providing resources and inspiration to those who suffer life-altering injuries.”  He was the recipient of the “Spirit Inspires” Award from Disabled Sports USA in 2011 and once held the world record for the most high-fives in a 24-hour period. He lives in Reno, NV and enjoys finding fun in everything he does.

In his keynote address ARE YOU INVINCIBLE?, Roy Tuscany will focus conference attendees on their inner goals, evaluate the impact of life-changing events, and analyze the ability to find the positive out of the negative.

Host Hotel: 

MontBleu Resort & Spa | 55 Highway 50, Lake Tahoe, NV, 89449

Book your hotel early before the room block sells out or expires (3/8/19). Use the Room Block Code STNRPS9.

Conference Registration Packages:

CLICK HERE to register

Full Conference Registration - $160 (Late Registration $185 - starting 3/9/19)

Tuesday Only - $110

Wednesday Only - $90

Tuesday Conference & CPO Course (Wed/Thurs) - $300

LEAD Institute - $80

Aquatic Risk Management, sponsored by Pool/Pact - $40, free to Pool/Pact Members

CPO Course Only - $225

CPO Course has been Cancelled

Questions for the Conference Committee? CLICK HERE to contact us


South Tahoe Airporter: 

Direct Shuttle from Reno/Tahoe Airport to the MontBleu Resort & Spa

$47 round trip rate when you use discount code: "GROUP10" 

Offsite Institutes: ($10 per person)

Monday, April 8, 2019


A hospitality room will be set up from 8 am - 12 pm on April 8th at the City of Reno's Evelyn Mount Northeast Community Center.

Shuttles or vans will take participants to the Offsite Institutes, and drop them off at the host hotel in South Lake Tahoe (MontBleu Resort & Spa) just in time for check-in.

So consider registering for an Offsite Institute ($10 each) and skip the rental car or expensive airport shuttle. That's Right... OSIs can double as your transportation to the host hotel this year!

Need a ride from the airport to the hospitality room? CLICK HERE to let us know when you're arriving, and we'll pick you up.

OSI 1 - SR28 Eastshore Trail: 

The SR28 Eastshore Trail project began with environmental assessments in 2016, and is scheduled for completion later this spring. The trail follows 11 miles of undeveloped shoreline of beautiful Late Tahoe.

This Offsite Institute will feature guest speakers from NDOT, the Tahoe Fund, local parks districts and much more. The project is more than a beautiful recreation destination, but also featured transportation infrastructure improvements. 

Check out the virtual flyover of this project before you see it in person.


12 pm - Leave the hospitality room via shuttles. Travel up Mt. Rose Highway to Incline, NV

12:45 pm - Lunch will be provided.

1 pm - arrive at the Tunnel Creek Cafe to discuss the economic impacts of the project on local businesses

1:30 pm - arrive at Sand Harbor Boat Ramp for guest speakers and a short walk along the trail.

4 pm - arrive at Host Hotel 

OSI 2 - Douglas County Community and Senior Center:

The Douglas County Community and Senior Center opened December 6, 2014. It is at the heart of Gardnerville, NV.  With offerings for seniors, adults and youth, it truly lives up to the title - Community Center. Residents can always find an activity to enjoy from contact classes, sports programs, fitness center, and an arcade to room rentals and senior services.

This OSI will also include a tour of the Kahle Community Center in Stateline

Check out this innovative center before you see it in person


11 am - Leave the hospitality room via shuttles. Travel through the Carson Valley to Gardnerville, NV

12 pm - Lunch is provided in the senior services dining room

12:45 pm - Tour of the facility, including a discussion of the design, fundraising and implementation of concept.

3 pm - tour of Kahle Community Center

4 pm - arrive at Host Hotel 


If you and your company would like to be an Exhibitor or Sponsor at the 2019 NRPS conference, please CLICK HERE for more information.

2019 Exhibitor Spaces are sold out.


PO BOX 97264  Las Vegas, NV 89199


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