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Rachel Bauer

Palos Heights Parks and Recreation Dept.

President Elect

Sarah Hamilton

Lockport Township Park District 

Past President

Olga Viano

New Lenox Community Park District



Delaney Mossman

Oak Lawn Park District


Lauren Koszola

Channahon 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.


SSPRPA Membership:


Registration will begin for the 2024-25 

Membership Year in late July/August!

Click Here for membership options.

Don't forget to check out all of the different committee options you can join! 

Mark Your Calendar!

Click Here for a list of the meeting

dates for the upcoming year.

April General/

Awards Meeting

Thursday, April 11th

12 pm

Homewood Flossmoor Park District

The Clubhouse at Dolphin Lake

2700 W 183rd Street

Homewood, IL 60430

RSVP Now Closed

Click HERE for the IPRF Scholarship Page
Click HERE for 2024-2025 Save the Dates!
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