The Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS) is a 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization that consists of approximately 2,000 parks and recreation professionals, students and citizen advocates who share a common passion for advocacy, education, networking and offering quality services to their communities.
Walk the Halls in your District
July is Parks and Recreation Month
Visit your U.S. Congressional Representative in their home district office during the week of July 21-25. Make an appointment to meet with your representative or district office staff. Share with them the NRPA and TRAPS Legislative Platforms including:
TR Summit Aug. 19-22
Early Registration Ends on Friday, August 1st. Register Today!
Held each year and sponsored by the Therapeutic Recreation (TR) branch, the TR Summit is a great opportunity to share new ideas about programming for individuals with special needs, new twists on old ideas, hands-on learning, networking, and just plain fun.”
CPSI Course and Exam Registration Now Available
Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course and Exam registration is now open. Click here
for additional information.
Showcase your talents on a task force/committee
Want to get more involved in TRAPS? The TRAPS leadership is developing committees and task forces based on the interests and talents of the TRAPS members who have a desire to volunteer. If you have a skill you want to use or an interest you want to explore, please submit a volunteer interest form. The hard work and skill of dedicated TRAPS volunteers keeps the society moving forward. Your help will keep TRAPS strong, effective and proactive while you build upon your skill set. E-mail your Volunteer Interest Form to email@example.com or send to P.O Box 5188, Jonestown, TX 78645.
2014 Board Photo by Linda Tyler
2014 Congress state housing block open
The state housing block is officially open for the 2014 NRPA Congress in Charlotte NC, October 14-16. Click here to book a room in your state block. Enter your state username and password:
Username: texas, Password: ranger
Room Block Deadline: ALL individual names must be reserved into your block prior to July 16, 2014, EOB. Rooms remaining in your block after July 16, 2014 will be released for general sale.
Physical Address:18593 FM 1431, Jonestown, TX 78645
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 5188, Jonestown, TX 78645
PHONE: (512) 267-5550 • FAX: (512) 267-5557 • E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org