Opportunities & News

July 1st, 2016 - Call for Nominations

The Leisure Careers Foundation (LCF) of the Georgia Recreation and Park Association (GRPA), Inc. has established a scholarship program to assist professionals in the advancement of their professional development though nationally recognized Certifications and attendance of workshops, seminars and conferences.


October 4th, 2017 - Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) Grant Cycle Is Open For Applications

This is a reminder that Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grant cycle is open for applications. $4.3 million will be available for disbursement for projects consisting of acquisition of lands, and development and rehabilitation of outdoor recreation facilities. The original plus one copy of the application must be postmarked on or before Tuesday, October 31, 2017. The pre-application form, instructions, and the evaluation criteria can be found at www.gastateparks.org/lwcf. For further information contact the LWCF Grants Unit at 770-389-7286


September 29th, 2017 - 2018 NEW Approved baseball bat list

Attached is the 2018 NEW approved baseball bat list. Look for the USA Baseball logo on the taper of a bat to know it is approved. Approved youth bats are 27” – 32” with barrel diameters up to 2 5/8”. Approved tee ball bats are 26” and shorter. Approved Bat List: https://usabat.com/ About USABat: https://usabat.com/about/ FAQ: https://usabat.com/faq/ Tee Ball Info: https://usabat.com/approved-tee-balls/