Park Industry in Florida.
- FRPA members represent over 1,000 key decision makers across Florida.
- The Florida park and recreation industry generated roughly $10.1 billion!
- Florida’s park and recreation industry generates about $2.6 billion in labor income!
- Florida’s park and recreation industry is composed of over 70,000 employees!
The Florida Recreation and Park Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion, preservation, and advocacy of the Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Services profession. Originally organized in 1942 and incorporated in 1983, the Association is directed by a volunteer Board of Directors, and an Executive Office based in Tallahassee. By providing education, professional certification, networking, legislative representation, and leadership opportunities to Parks and Recreation professionals, FRPA has become a leading association recognized by Florida Trend Magazine as a Top-Ranked Association.
Our members are professionals working for federal, state and local parks, recreation and leisure service agencies; local recreation and park advisory board members serving in local communities; faculty and students at colleges and universities; therapeutic recreation specialists and activity coordinators working in recreation settings; and suppliers of recreation and park products and services.
Why Should You Advertise With FRPA?
In a recent readership survey of FRPA Journal and FRPA’s Membership Directory revealed important and relevant findings that
capture the opinions of our readers, the decision-makers throughout Florida’s parks and recreation industry.
97.4% of our survey respondents stated that they find the
content in FRPA Journal is relevant to their job.
More than 4 out of 5 survey respondents stated that they value the FRPA Membership Directory as a part of their membership, and they keep it on-hand as an easy reference.
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Source: FRPA Readership Survey as of February 2020
FRPA represents 100% of the recreation and park industry in Florida.
FRPA is the second-largest park and recreation association in the nation.
Out of FRPA’s 1,100 members, 70% or 770 are in a management role.