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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 Guide

Click here to download the Registration Guide.

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

Hotel Accommodations

For the PRPS Conference, hotel room rates at the Hershey Lodge & Convention Center are on a "European Plan" and no meals are included. Call 1-800-HERSHEY (437-7439) to make your reservation or click here to make your reservation online. Rates are per room per night plus 6% PA state occupancy tax and 5% local tax for a total of 11%. Single and Double rate is $165.00/night.

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 brochure and 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

For the sponsor listing, click here.




“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