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Olga Viano

New Lenox Community Park District

President Elect

Rachel Bauer

Mokena Community Park District

Past President

Kevin Miller

Park District of LaGrange


Stacy Proper

Frankfort Park District


Jason Braglia

New Lenox Community Park District

Welcome to the South Suburban Park and Recreation Professional Association website! Formed in 1974, the SSPRPA is an organization of active park districts and recreation agencies of Chicago's south suburban metropolitan area. The main goal of the SSPRPA is to serve all communities in this area through better parks and recreation. It is believed through professional ties and exchange of ideas established by the membership in the SSPRPA that individual park and recreation agencies will benefit by improved recreational and leisure services.

Scholarship Applications Available!

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SSPRPA Members:


Thank you for a great year!


2023-24 Membership

The new membership year will begin in September with an opening social (TBA). Look for the membership packet to be sent via email sometime in July. You can also check back here for updates.

Have a great summer!


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