Virginia Recreation & Park Society 's Annual Conference provides access to a field of leaders and financial decision makers throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.  
2016 VRPS Annual Conference
November 5-8, 2016
Hotel Roanoke & Conference Center
Take advantage of early rates by registering on or before July 13, 2016.

* New for 2016:  payment-in-full must be made on or before September 28, 2016 or registration will not be guaranteed.


The Foundation of the Virginia Recreation and Park Society is offering up to 29 Annual Conference scholarships, ranging from $100 to 100% of the early registration rate.

  1. Register for Annual Conference; use the "Bill Me" option.
  2. Submit your Scholarship Application by the deadline:  
    Wednesday, 7/13/2016.
  3. Be a member in good standing of both VRPS and the Foundation of VRPS:  Scholarship preference will be given to those individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to the profession through membership in VRPS and the Foundation of VRPS.
  4. Scholarship applicants will be notified of their scholarship status after the submission deadline.

Hotel Roanoke

Located in beautiful Roanoke, Virginia, the historic Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center, a DoubleTree by Hilton hotel, is situated alongside downtown Roanoke in the heart of Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains, just minutes from the Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport.

Built in 1882, the fully-restored Tudor-style Hotel Roanoke is proudly listed on the National Register of Historic Places. As a member of IACC (International Association of Conference Centers), Hotel Roanoke is pleased to offer world-class lodging facilities, including newly renovated guest rooms and 63,000 square feet of stateof-the-art conference space. The hotel's business facilities include 35 meeting rooms, a fixed-seat lecture hall, two boardrooms, conference center lounge and an elegant hotel ballroom which can accommodate up to 1,400 guests.
Contact Us
Maureen Wilson, Roanoke County Parks, Recreation, & Tourism, (540) 777-6342