NRPA 2023
Kay Bailey Hutchinson Conference Center
October 9 – 13, 2023

The 2023 NRPA Annual Conference is coming to Dallas, Texas. This year’s conference will feature thought-provoking keynote speakers, dynamic education sessions, an exploration-worthy exhibit hall and plenty of unique ways to network and connect with peers from across the country. If you are passionate about parks and recreation, you should not miss this event.

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Off-Site Institutes
Explore Dallas with fellow NRPA Annual Conference attendees at various off-site events and institutes! For a full list of available offerings, click here. Trips are filling up fast, so don’t wait. Register today at

Check out some videos on a few of our OSI listings:

  1. Discover Fair Park and The State Fair of Texas –
  2. Trinity River National Water Trail –
  3. Natural Flood Plains and Play Opportunities –
  4. Trinity River Audubon Center: Building Connections with Nature in an Urban Setting –

Interested in helping out for the 2023 NRPA Conference? Click Here to complete an online volunteer registration form.  For more info, please email Christi Giles at

Thank you to our sponsors.  We can’t do it without you!

Off-Site Institute Sponsors:
Transportation Sponsor: DFW Directors Association
Snack Bag Sponsor: Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture
Meal Sponsor: T.F. Harper & Associates, Texas Parks and Recreation Foundation

Golf Tournament Sponsors:
Title Sponsor: Brinkley Sargent Wiginton Architects
Lunch Sponsor: Webuildfun
Beverage Sponsor: Kraftsman Commercial Playgrounds & Water Parks
Player Sponsor: LJA Engineering

5K Sponsors:
Title Sponsor: Comm-Fit
T-shirt Sponsor: 4imprint
Post-Party Sponsors: Ojeda’s Restaurant and Landscape Structures
Start/Finish Line Sponsor: Harwood International
Bib Sponsors: HomePlate Peanut Butter LLC, Fleet Feet and I Am Lifted