apra mission, vision and values

The Arizona Parks and Recreation Association, a 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization, founded in 1950. 

APRA is a membership based professional organization not directly affiliated or supported by any city, state or county agency. 

Our membership is made up of widely diverse professionals who work for local municipalities, state and county parks, private recreation agencies, HOA's, golf courses and a variety of businesses who service the industry.


To provide professional development, advocacy and resources to all who work in the field of parks, recreation and environmental conservation


To positively impact every parks and recreation professional in the state of Arizona.


  • Leadership
  • Transparency
  • Inclusion
  • Collaboration
  • Enjoyment
  • Lifelong learning
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