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PRPS Annual Conference


70th Annual Conference "All Inclusive Adventure"

March 26-29, 2017

Hershey Lodge & Convention Center, Hershey, PA

Conference Committee

Click here to view the Committee.

Registration Fees & Form

Click here to download the Registration Form.

Full Conference (includes all meals)

Member Active/Retired - $375 (after 2/21) $430   

Non-member $475 (after 2/21) $550

Student - $150 (after 2/21) $175

(Student only include Monday lunch, Monday dinner and Tuesday lunch)

Daily (includes lunch only)

Member Sunday - $100 (after 2/21) $115

Non-member Sunday - $150 (after 2/21) $175

Member Monday or Tuesday - $150 (after 2/21) $175

Non-member Monday or Tuesday $200 (after 2/21) $230

Student Sunday, Monday, OR Tuesday $75 (after 2/21) $85

Become a Sponsor!

A great way to promote your business and show your support. Our sponsors receive recognition for their support, with each sponsorship providing numerous benefits based on the sponsorship level. For more details on sponsorship, click here.

Exhibit Fees & Contract

Member - $675

Non-member - $800

Non-profit/educational - $100

For the exhibit contract, click here.


2016 PRPS Annual Conference Information

Program Guide

To view the conference program guide, click here.

Session Handouts

Tuesday, March 15

10:15am-11:30am Playground Safety for Summer Staff

Power Point Handout

Daily Playground Inspection Checklist

1:45pm-3:00pm Emerald Ash Borer is Coming, Are You Prepared?

Check out the DCNR Website


Conference Sponsors

Diamond Sponsor:
DCNR - Department of Conservation and Natural Resources

Platinum Sponsor:
Zambelli Fireworks
George Ely Associates, Inc

Gold Sponsors:
District III
Seven Springs Mountain Resort

Silver Sponsors:
E.L.F. Entertainment
Landscape Structures
General Recreation, Inc.
Recreation Resource USA

Bronze Sponsors:
84 Lumber

Morey’s Piers
YSM Landscape Architects
Nagle Athletic Surfaces, Inc.
Westmoreland County Parks & Recreation Alliance
Little Tikes Commercial Playgrounds

App SnapShot Game Sponsor:
General Recreation, Inc.
Nagle Athletic Surfaces, Inc.
Little Tikes Commercial Playgrounds
District III

SnapShot Game Challenge Sponsor:
Partac Peat Corporation
Anchor Audio
Pennsylvania Family Support Alliance
Herbert, Rowland, and Grubic, Inc.
Play and Park Structures
Sports & Recreation Associates
Morey’s Piers

Survivor Challenge Sponsor:
S&S Processing/Athletic Field Pros

Hidden Idols Challenge Sponsor:
Deschamps Mats Systems Inc.
Pyramid USA – Aqua Climb
District 1



“I always feel so rejuvenated after attending the PRPS Annual Conference. I come back to the office like it’s my first week there, filled with ideas and motivation. The professional contacts, networking opportunities and knowledge to be gained, are priceless!”

Tammy Echevarria, Recreation Superintendent
Upper Dublin Township