Nevada Recreation & Park Society

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Upcoming events

    • 25 Jan 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (PST)
    • Stupak Community Center - 251 W Boston Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89102
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    Our presenter Angela Summers will be discussing how leadership development is critical to both public and park and recreation employees. It provides participants and agencies with skill sets, competencies, and a growing expertise that improves leadership ability and fosters individual and organizational success. The Nevada Recreation & Parks Society's LEAD Institute is a new annual leadership development program for early, mid-career and seasoned professionals. This Lunch N Learn will provide .1 CEUs for $10. 

    You can purchase a lunch for $8 or you can also bring your own lunch. The purchased lunch will be from SOHO Sushi Burrito. Click here for the menu. For lunch options and ordering email to taylor.carman@clarkcountynv.gov

    Registration is required for the Lunch ‘N Learn.

    • 17 Apr 2018
    • (PDT)
    • CasaBlanca Resort & Casino | 950 West Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite, NV 89027
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    Award Purpose: The Silver State Legacy Park Award recognizes a park that holds special prominence in the local community and the state of Nevada. These parks have endured the test of time and have become iconic to those who have visited, played and rested on their grounds. Designation as a Silver State Legacy Park is the highest accolade the Nevada Recreation and Park Society can bestow upon a park.

    Please read the application instructions completely prior to submitting this form. Please contact the Awards Committee with any questions.Only one nomination may be made at a time. Application deadline is Thursday, March 15, 2018.

    The awards banquet will be held on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at The CasaBlanca Resort & Casino in Mesquite, NV. Please contact Paul Foltz with any questions at paul.foltz@cityofhenderson.com.

     

    • 17 Apr 2018
    • (PDT)
    • CasaBlanca Resort & Casino | 950 West Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite, NV 89027
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    Award Purpose: Recognizing excellence in park planning and design throughout the State of Nevada.

    Please read the application instructions completely prior to submitting this form. Please contact the Awards Committee with any questions. Only one nomination may be made at a time. Application deadline is Thursday, March 15, 2018.

    The awards banquet will be held on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at The CasaBlanca Resort & Casino in Mesquite, NV. Please contact Paul Foltz with any questions at paul.foltz@cityofhenderson.com.

     

     

     

    • 17 Apr 2018
    • (PDT)
    • CasaBlanca Resort & Casino | 950 West Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite, NV 89027
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    Please nominate individuals you feel are qualified for recognition as described on the awards page. You may make nominations for more than one person/award, but please submit one form per nominee/award.

    Please read the application instructions completely prior to submitting this form. Please contact the Awards Committee with any questions. Only one nomination may be made at a time. Application deadline is Thursday, March 15, 2018.

    The awards banquet will be held on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at The CasaBlanca Resort & Casino in Mesquite, NV. Please contact Paul Foltz with any questions at paul.foltz@cityofhenderson.com.

     

     

     

    • 17 Apr 2018
    • (PDT)
    • CasaBlanca Resort & Casino | 950 West Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite, NV 89027
    Register

     


    Award Purpose: To recognize excellence in recreation programming throughout the State of Nevada.

    Please read the application instructions completely prior to submitting this form. Please contact the Awards Committee with any questions. Only one nomination may be made at a time. Application deadline is Thursday, March 15, 2018.

    The awards banquet will be held on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at The CasaBlanca Resort & Casino in Mesquite, NV. Please contact Paul Foltz with any questions at paul.foltz@cityofhenderson.com.

     

     

     

     

    • 17 Apr 2018
    • (PDT)
    • 18 Apr 2018
    • (PDT)
    • CasaBlanca Resort & Casino | 950 West Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite, NV 89027
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    The annual NRPS conference & exhibit hall will be in Mesquite, Nevada the top-notch education programs & offsite tours, network and engage with park and recreation professionals and explore the large exhibitor space. More information about Offsite Institutes will be coming soon! Hotel Room Information: Visit the hotel location's website by clicking here. Conference Room Block Code:  1NRPS18. Book your hotel soon early before the room block sells out!

    Conference Registration Options:

    Full conference package rate of $140.00                                                         

    Package includes: Welcoming Reception (Monday), 2 days of General Education sessions (Tuesday/Wednesday), Keynote session, 2 continental breakfasts (Tuesday/Wednesday), 2 Lunches (Tuesday/Wednesday), Vendor Social/Tradeshow (Tuesday), Awards Dinner/Social (Tuesday), President's Awards/L.E.A.D. Ceremony (Wednesday), Exhibitor Hall entrance pass (Tuesday/Wednesday), one offsite tour and social events.

    Tuesday Only conference package rate of $100.00                                           

    Package includes: General Education sessions (Tuesday only), Keynote session, 1 continental breakfasts (Tuesday), 1 Lunch (Tuesday), Vendor Social/Tradeshow (Tuesday), Awards Dinner/Social (Tuesday), and Exhibitor Hall entrance pass (Tuesday).

    Wednesday Only conference package rate of $80.00                                       

    Package includes: General Education sessions (Wednesday only), Continental breakfast (Wednesday), Lunch (Wednesday), President's Awards/L.E.A.D. Ceremony (Wednesday), Exhibitor Hall entrance pass (Wednesday), and Closing Social.

    The L.E.A.D. Institute provides opportunities for exploring and mastering the capabilities for effective individual and team leadership. Through hands-on exercises, interactive lectures, and dynamic discussions, you’ll learn how to maximize team productivity, drive breakthrough innovation, and secure a competitive edge for your organization. The program focuses on improving the capacity to think strategically, communicate effectively, and act decisively. L.E.A.D. Institute will be held on Thursday, April 19, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

    • 17 Apr 2018
    • (PDT)
    • 18 Apr 2018
    • (PDT)
    • CasaBlanca Resort & Casino | 950 West Mesquite Blvd., Mesquite, NV 89027
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    Click here for the Updated Exhibit Hall Map.

    Click here for Exhibitor Packet.

    We invite you to exhibit at the 2018 NRPS Conference in Mesquite, NV.  Vendors who have purchased an exhibitor booth will also receive invitation to the Welcoming Reception (Monday evening), 2 days of General Education sessions (Tuesday/Wednesday), Keynote session, 2 continental breakfasts (Tuesday/Wednesday), 2 Lunches (Tuesday/Wednesday), Vendor Social/Tradeshow (Tuesday), Awards Dinner/Social (Tuesday), President's Awards/L.E.A.D. Ceremony (Wednesday), all social events, logo in Conference Brochure, and Attendee List. 

    Exhibiting at conference will help you network with professionals interested in your products, contact potential customers with purchasing power, promote new products and services, attend any of the educational sessions being offered and have your company listed on NRPS website.

    Exhibitor  must  install  exhibit in contracted space by 9:00 a.m., Tuesday, April 17, 2018, or face possible reassignment of space or reallocation for NRPS Management purposes. Exhibitor  must  not  dismantle  exit  nor begin packing before 4:30 p.m., April 18, 2018. Permission from NRPS Management is required for delivery or removal of any portion of an exhibit during the open exhibition hours. Unless NRPS Management has received written notification of a late arrival, an Exhibitor will be considered a “No Show” if their booth is not set by 9:00 a.m., April 17, 2018, contracted space may be released without refund.

Past events

18 Jan 2018 North Lunch and Learn - Social Media and Marketing
14 Dec 2017 South Lunch 'N Learn - Gun Safety
07 Dec 2017 NRPS South Holiday Social - Thursday, December 7th
26 Oct 2017 North Lunch and Learn - AB 279 Park District Legislation
24 Aug 2017 South Social - Punch 'N Learn
03 Aug 2017 Reno Aces Game Social Aug. 3rd
25 Jul 2017 South Lunch 'N Learn - Focusing on PLAY and building healthy lifestyles!
16 Jul 2017 Northern Nevada Lifeguard Competition
25 Apr 2017 NRPS Certified Playground Safety Inspector Certification
20 Apr 2017 2017 NRPS Certifications & Workshops
19 Apr 2017 2017 Awards - Silver State Legacy Park Award Nomination
19 Apr 2017 2017 Awards - Elmer H. Anderson Parks Excellence Nomination
19 Apr 2017 2017 Awards - Professional Awards Nomination
19 Apr 2017 2017 Awards - Program of Excellence Award Nomination
18 Apr 2017 2017 NRPS Exhibitor Conference Registration
18 Apr 2017 2017 NRPS Conference Registration
22 Mar 2017 South Lunch 'N Learn - Munch N' Learn
23 Feb 2017 South Lunch 'N Learn - Yes! Recreation is a Career! - Membership Drive
26 Jan 2017 South Lunch 'N Learn - Get Engaged: UNLV's Office of Community Engagement
15 Dec 2016 NRPS Holiday Social & Aquatics Awards Reception
08 Dec 2016 South Lunch 'N Learn - Special Event Planning/Volunteer Management and Tour
17 Nov 2016 South Lunch 'N Learn - Conserving America's National Parks During An Era of Global Change
26 Oct 2016 South Lunch 'N Learn - Becoming Miyagi: Creating Great Employees & Leaders
29 Sep 2016 South Lunch 'N Learn - Wetlands Park
25 Aug 2016 NRPS North Social, Thursday August 25th
17 Jul 2016 Northern Nevada Lifeguard Competition
12 May 2016 South Lunch 'N Learn - Mastering the Elements of De-Escalation
16 Apr 2016 NRPS CPR Saturday
14 Apr 2016 Offsite Institutes - 2016 NRPS Conference
13 Apr 2016 2016 NRPS Conference Registration
31 Mar 2016 South Lunch 'N Learn - Discovering Outside Las Vegas
25 Mar 2016 NRPS Conference - Raffle Pre-sale
25 Feb 2016 North Lunch 'N Learn - Tour Carson Multi-Purpose Athletic Center & Lunch at Creekside Cafe, Carson City
17 Feb 2016 South Lunch 'N Learn - Anatomy of Teambuilding Facilitation
10 Dec 2015 South Lunch & Learn - Fall in Love with your Career in Recreation!
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