2019 CPRS Conference & Expo

The CPRS Conference & Expo is  one of the largest park & recreation conferences in the nation. Become empowered in the top-notch education programs, network with park and recreation professionals and explore the second largest park & recreation expo hall in the U.S. The 2019 Conference returns to the ever-popular Sacramento Convention Center. This four day event has nearly 100 educational sessions for park & recreation professionals, and  200 plus state, national and international companies who exhibit annually. It currently draws 1800+ professionals attendees, an additional 200 volunteers and speakers and over 700 exhibit personnel. 




Preregistration prices will increase after January 23, 2019.  Late registration will be accepted until February 20, 2019.

Click here to register online.  

Click here to download registration form


 Educational Programming in the works 

(*asterisk signifies CEU credits available)

Go to this web page for more complete information:

  • Research to Practice Education Symposium & Research Poster Session (hosted in University Row in the Expo Hall)
  • Park Symposium--Offsite (March 19, 7:00 am)
  • Administrators Offsite EduTour--A Technical and Practical Approach to Understanding Project Drawings* (March 19, 1:00 pm)
  • Aquatic Section Intensive*-The Big Eye... Building the Future Leadership of Aquatics (March 19, 1:00 pm)
  • Recreation Section Intensive* - Leadership Challenge (March 19, 1:00 pm)
  • Aging Services Intensive*- Building Momentum with the Aging Services Professional (March 19, 1:00 pm)
  • Youth Sports Administrator Academy* (March 19, 10:00 am)
  • Recreation Therapy After-hours Intensive-Psychiatric Illnesses and Medications: Knowledge for Recreational Therapists* (March 21, 6:00 pm)
  • Recreation Therapy Annual Institute* (March 22, 8:00 am)

    Over 90% of our educational breakouts offer CEUs; stop by the CEU Counter at Conference to get the list of activities not offering continuing education.




Expo dates are March 20-21, 2019, and the show is already 95% sold out. If you want access to nearly 2,000 park and recreation professionals, you will need to be an exhibitor at the 2019 CPRS Conference & Expo. Click here for more information.