Community Announcements

  • D4 Bowling Tournament - tickets are LIVE, get your early bird pricing!

    Good morning District 4,

    By now, we are hoping you have seen the information about our D4 Bowling Tournament -- follow us on our social media channels for the latest updates:

    Instagram: CprsD4

    Facebook: CPRSDistrict4

    The registration for the D4 Bowling Tournament is now open! This event takes place on Friday, September 13th at BelMateo Bowl.  For tickets click here!

    There is something for everyone at this fun D4 social event. Whether you have a team, if you are a free agent and looking to be put on a team, OR just want to come and cheer on the bowlers- all attendees must complete registration.

    Fun team names and outfits are encouraged!

    Please register teams no later than Friday, August 30th! If you have any questions, need to provide team member names, or to share dietary restrictions for that date, email Danielle Giuliacci at


    • Early bird rate is $200 per team, group of 4 (includes bowling games, shoes, *a pitcher and food) must purchase this ticket before August 16th. Note: Individual team member names are not required at time of purchase, please list out your "team name" and we will reach out to the purchaser or you can email Danielle directly (contact information listed above).
    • Regular rate, after August 16th, is $240 per team (includes all entry items listed above)
    • Individual rate is $65 (free agent - you want to bowl, but don't have a team yet, entry includes all items listed for team)
    • Cheerleader rate is $25 (Come and socialize & support a good cause from 2:30-5:30PM,food included OR if you are planning on just attending from 6-9PM).

    *1 pitcher of beer of soft drink is included with bowling registration. No host bar is available on-site.

    Early bird team rate closes on Friday, 8/16.

    All other final team, individual or cheerleader / social tickets can be purchased until Friday, 8/30.

    Schedule of Events:

    • 2pm-2:30pm - Check In Begins at BelMateo Bowl
    • 2:30pm-5:30pm - Bowling Tournament Begins
    • Raffle starts at 5:45PM
    • 6:00pm-9pm- Social, including pool tournament (no registration needed if in bowling tournament or with cheerleader rate). No host bar.(Those looking to bowl, separate from the bowling tournament, can do so during this time too.)

    Raffle Prizes:

    • List of prizes will be updated as we get closer
    • Raffle tickets will be available on day-of event: $10 for 3 tickets & $20 for 8 tickets

    Important Reminders:

    • Please make sure your whole team is ready to start by 2:30pm that day.
    • We will have prizes for best team costume / name, as well as for certain teams in the bowling tournament (ie: Champions, Contenders and Pretenders)

    Thank you,

    The D4 Bowling Tournament Team: Nicole, Danielle & Edwin

  • D4 Updates & Reminders / D4 Mentor program application deadline this Friday, 5/24

    Hello D4,

    Happy Wednesday!

    A few updates and reminders below:

    D4 Mentor program application closes this Friday, 5/24, please sign up as soon as possible!

    • Join us for the 2024 D4 Mentoring Program as a Mentor, Mentee, or both! Gain valuable knowledge from experienced Recreation Professionals and build your network. 
      • Sign up here by THIS Friday, May 24. 
      • Do not worry if the form is not filled out completely, at this time the need-to-know details are contact information and if you would like to be a mentor / mentee or both. 

    Our next D4 board meeting is:

    • Wednesday, June 12th from 11AM-1PM over Zoom
      • (Keep in mind, we may not meet that entire time. All are welcome to attend board meetings. We look forward to seeing you there!)


    D4 Pop-In at Music on the Square 

    • Happening on June 14th from 6-8PM, 2200 Broadway- Redwood City featuring music by Petty Theft.
    • You may have received a notice from CPRS e-blast about this event
      • To RSVP:
      • Once you RSVP, your name will be added to our list, and you will receive more information leading up to the event.

    D4 Giants Game Tickets are LIVE

    • Join us on Friday, July 26th for a grand slam evening at the San Jose Giants game. Let's celebrate Park and Recreation Month in style! Network, connect, and cheer on our Giants as they bring their A-game to the field. And guess what? It's Christmas in July at the ballpark! Don't miss out on the festive fun and Friday Night Fireworks!

    D4 Calendar

    Should you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

    Thank you,

    Nicole Houghton, D4 President

  • D4 Mentoring Program -- Interest Form LIVE!

    Join us for the 2024 D4 Mentoring Program as a Mentor, Mentee, or both! Gain valuable knowledge from experienced Recreation Professionals and build your network. 

    Graphic below and Interest Form link to get started here:

    This form will close on Friday, May 24th.

    We know the initial conversation can be scary and weird, so we are going to do the hard part for you...we will connect you and start the conversation!  D4 representatives will be following up with pairs with introductions and recommendations for next steps by Friday, May 31st.  

    Pairs will be encouraged to connect with each other over the Summer and your presence will be requested at our membership meeting on Wednesday, September 18th where we will highlight the program and provide an opportunity for in-person socializing.

    If you have questions, contact Molly Crossfield, email: 

    Thank you,

    Nicole Houghton & Molly Crossfield 

    D4 President & D4 Director at Large 

  • D4 Bowling Tournament Location Survey -- Feedback Needed! Closes

    Hello D4,

    We are back seeking your feedback. Our last survey asked for support selecting the sport for the 2024 D4 Tournament- the winning response, BOWLING! Now we need to narrow down the location, help us decide between BelMateo Bowl in San Mateo or 4th Street Bowl in San Jose. 

    Complete the survey: D4 Bowling Tournament Location Survey (click here!)

    The link can also be found in our D4 LinkTree in the bio of our Instagram page. Survey closes on 3/21. 

    Thank you in advance for sharing this with your colleagues. Our last survey received 51 responses and we would love to get at least 75 for this one.

  • Region 2 Conference Social, 2/29 from 1:30PM-2:30PM

    Hello District 4,

    It’s almost CPRS Connections Conference time! You may have seen on our D4 social media pages that Region 2 (Districts 4, 5 and 6) is hosting an afternoon social on 2/29 at Koffi Central in Palm Springs (650 E Tahquitz Canyon Way) from 1:30-2:30PM. The first 100 Region 2 members to show up will receive a free iced or hot coffee and delicious fresh baked cookies. All Region 2 participants that attend will also be entered to win a prize (gift cards, portable chargers & self-care goodies) - 12 opportunities to win!

    Please share this information with your colleagues attending Conference! We look forward to seeing you soon. See flyer included.

    Come re-charge at the Region 2 social

    Region 2 social on 2/29
  • Last Day of CPRS Voting - Closes TONIGHT!!!

    Hello District 4,

    Just a quick reminder that CPRS voting closes TONIGHT, so get your vote in before 11:59pm.  All eligible CPRS Members should have received an email last week from John Doyle with your ballot login information.  YOU get to choose who you want in elected positions to represent your Section, District and State Board.  The candidates all have a statement to help you decide who to vote for and who you'd like to represent you as a CPRS Member!  If you have not already voted, I'd highly encourage you to take a few minutes to vote TODAY because every vote counts!  

    Have a great day!

  • Share your excitement that you're attending the 2024 CPRS Conference & Expo!

    Spread the word about your attendance at the 2024 Connections: CPRS Conference & Expo!

    Share the excitement and by doing so, open doors for professional connections and create opportunities for collaboration, learning, and support from your network.

    Share the ‘I’m Attending’ (Attached) for your chance to win some truly awesome prizes:

    1st Prize: Score a Free ticket to the 2025 Connections: CPRS Conference & Expo in Sacramento

    2nd Prize: Enjoy a FREE year of Headspace to keep your mind Zen and Focused

    3rd Prize: Have a Redwood tree planted in YOUR name, leaving a lasting legacy

    Remember to include #CPRSConnections2024 on LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.

    Tag Us on Facebook –

    And Instagram – cprs_ca

  • Start the New Year Right! Attend the Administrator Section Executive Summit

    When:  Jan 8, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM (PT)
    Associated with  Administrators Section

    Parks and Recreation Master Plans, Park Specific Master Plans, Strategic Plans…That’s a lot of plans. Led by staff from Blue Point Planning, this session will discuss the differences between these documents, various approaches to them and effective strategies for community engagement. You will also hear from professionals in the field about successes and pitfalls in development and implementation.

    Sign up once, invite your team, and attend all 3 sessions!   This is a great way to collaborate with your team, engage them in some industry learning, and have a debrief after each session on how you can apply your learning to your agency!

    Register at -

  • D4 Fall Sport Tournament 2024 Survey!

    D4 is excited to offer a sport tournament in Fall 2024 for members to hone in on their competitive sides and socialize! In previous years we have offered golf, bocce and bowling tournaments. We want your feedback on what type of sporting tournament you would like to see offered. 

    Please complete the quick survey below by January 10th

    If you are interested in being a part of a planning committee, please reach out to Nicole Houghton at

  • CFPR 2024 Foundation Cup Golf Tournament Registration

    The California Foundation for Parks and Recreation (CFPR) welcomes golfers to register for the annual Foundation Cup to be played at @Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. Player check-in begins at 6:45 a.m. with tournament shotgun start at 8 a.m.

    Player registration is $230/golfer with registration open for a twosome or foursome and includes green fees, golf cart, swag, player breakfast, player lunch, and amazing fun with your fellow conference attendees.

     Register at CFPR Foundation Cup Golf Tournament.

    Move quickly! Registration is limited.

  • Submission Deadline for the 2024 Elections is this Thursday!

    Hello CPRS Future Leaders!!

    The election deadline for your state, district or section open board positions is fast approaching!
    We need ALL candidates, whether for the CPRS State Board, a District, or a Section Board, to submit their interest via one ONLINE SUBMISSION form by Thursday, November 30th, 2023! 
    Find open 2024 CPRS State board positions here.
    Nominating yourself for a position on the CPRS Board is your chance to be a part of something bigger, to give back to your community, and to grow professionally. Your unique perspective and dedication can make a huge difference.  We need your valuable skills, knowledge, and experience!
  • Members Virtual Holiday Party

    Join us on this virtual call and celebrate CPRS membership this joyous season!

    We encourage everyone to wear their favorite holiday hat or festive sweater. Games, holiday trivia, and plenty of gift cards to win!

    December 6th, 2023 at 11 am

    Register Here

  • D4 Holiday Meeting and Festive Exchange

    Coming up on Wednesday, December 13th, District 4 will host its final monthly meeting of 2023. This meeting, beginning at 11AM will include a potluck lunch and a white elephant drinking vessel gift exchange! ALL CPRS D4 members are welcomed to join us! If you're planning to attend, please complete the google form at the link below so that we can plan accordingly. Thanks so much and we hope to see you there!  

    D4 December Meeting & Festive Exchange

  • CPRS Leadership Interest & Nominations Form for 2024-2025

    Are you interested in learning more about what's involved being a part of CPRS D4 Leadership?
    2 options for forms are available to you:
    1. Complete this form, check all the boxes that piques your interest, and see what kind of space could be a fit for you in D4.
    Complete here:
    2. The candidate nomination form for the CPRS District 4, 2024-25 Board of Directors
    If you have any questions about either form, please email
    Complete this form: 
    Exec Board Form closes on 11/30!
    As a reminder you must be a CPRS Member in order to serve as a board member. If you complete the section of the interest form for an Executive Board committee position, we will reach out for your headshot.
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  • Cornhole Tournament Tuesday, November 7th in Burlingame

    The Region 2 and Aquatics Section Cornhole Tournament is occurring on Tuesday, November 7th at the Burlingame Community Center (850 Burlingame Ave). Games start at 4PM.

    Teams of Two, register here!

    A big shout out to Molly Crossfield, Ricardo Monroy, and Tricia Mullan for all their work organizing.

    Please see attached for more details and help us spread the word!