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.
Registration for the CPSI course on May 19-21 in Arlington, TX is NOW OPEN!
Day Camp Summit
The Day Camp Summit focuses on camp topics, programming, social media/ marking, culture and traditions, policies and procedures and staff training. This is a wonderful opportunity for professionals to discuss and problem solve challenges,share successes and learn from one another.
Registration Deadline for the 2015 Day Camp Summit will be Friday, April 10th
Parks Day at the Capitol
Thank you to everyone who came out to the capitol to show their support! We are off to a great start, but we still have a long way to go. There will be plenty of opportunities throughout the session to assist!
Special Thanks to officials from:
||Greater Houston Region Partners
|North Richland Hills
|The Colony Comm. Dev. Corp
||The Woodlands Township
|West University Place
for signing the 84th Session Legislature Resolution.
Who will be next?...It's never too late to pass resolutions... Click here to download the prepared 84th Session Legislature Resolution for your community to support legislation that increases funding for Texas parks and recreation. Upon certification, e-mail your community’s resolution to the TRAPS office.
2015 TRAPS Institute and EXPO- Vendor Information
Vendors- please visit our Vendor Page for more 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or send to P.O Box 5188, Jonestown, TX 78645.
2014 Board Photo by Linda Tyler