URPA is pleased to present the 2011 Buyer's Guide, introducing to you our Commercial members who participated in the association's statewide conference held in Midway, Utah in March of this year.
This guide represents companies that provide products, services, and resources to the park and recreation industry. These companies are highly valued partners with URPA and contribute significantly to the success of our organization. URPA would encourage you to turn to these partners first and often for your park and recreation needs.2011 Buyers Guide (PDF)
Matt Brownlee, Ph.D
URPA is a strong advocate of Health & Wellness. The United States and Utah are faced with a growing problem of obesity in adults and youth. URPA members are on the cutting edge of offering sustainable programs to help fight against obesity. We are "essential" to helping our individual community in this fight.This page has resources that you can benefit your program.To share your successful programs or add additional resources email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 435-623-1004
URPA Health & Wellness Board Representative-John Bradley
It is our goal in 2014 to provide 2 Health & Wellness Workshops in Utah.
These workshops would be an extension of our annual Conference that would allow focused discussion on the difficulties and opportunities we face in fighting the battle of obesity. Additionally, professional speakers in the field will share their expertise. Please take a couple minutes to share your suggestions to shape these workshops.
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Healthcare You Can Afford, We Move Utah, Live in Motion
Use these taglines to reach your residents and customers. They can be added to website, banners, schedules & email signatures.
These pre-packaged Ads can be used in your brochure, on your website, submitted to local media. Use as you need, just cut and paste.
- We Move Utah 2
- We Move Utah 3
- We Move Utah 4
- We Move Utah 5
- We Move Utah 6
- We Move Utah 7
- Healthcare You Can Afford 1
- Healthcare You Can Afford 2
- Healthcare You Can Afford 3
- Healthcare You Can Afford 4
- Healthcare You Can Afford 5
- Healthcare You Can Afford 7
Utilize Microsoft Publisher to personalize the ad to include your department name and information.How To's:
Miscellaneous How To's are developed to benefit you in your brainstorming, they include topics like: "HOW TO start a walking program at your city trail" and "HOW TO form a local Health & Wellness Coalition".What To Do:
This section has some helpful items that are pre-packed bits of info like: "6 ways to make exercise a priority". This can be used on your Facebook page, twitter, brochure space filler or program schedules.
- 6 Ways to Make Exercise a Priority
- 10 Healthy Tips for Eating Out With Your Family
- 25 Great Snacks for Runners
- Top Heart Health Tips
- What Sports Drinks You Should Be Drinking
- Why Walking is Important for Exercise
Check out the programs that are improving individual health throughout the State of Utah.
Cole Stephens (Kaysville City Parks Director)
Today, there are 42 Utah State Parks and several undeveloped areas totaling 95,000 acres of land and more than one million surface acres of water. Utah State Park visitation has grown from an estimated 350,000 visitors in 1957 to nearly 4.5 million in 2005.
Utah State Park Rangers and staff are committed to ensure everyone has the opportunity to discover the diversity within Utah's state parks and museums. Visit our website often at www.stateparks.utah.gov for special events and information on our statewide Geocache Adventure and Junior Ranger activities.
UTAH STATE PARKS EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION Utah State Parks and Recreation offers a wide variety of career opportunities for people of all skill, education, and experience levels. Whether you're interested in becoming a park ranger at Dead Horse Point in Moab, museum curator at the Utah Field House in Vernal, park naturalist at Snow Canyon in St George, or an accounting technician in the Division office in Salt Lake City, Utah State Parks has challenging and rewarding jobs available.
For a list of available full-time positions and to submit an application, please visit the state website at statejobs.utah.gov
Utah State Parks is a division within the Department of Natural Resources, which also serves as our hiring agency. For questions about full-time employment with Utah State Parks, please contact the Department of Natural Resources, Human Resources department at (801) 538-7210. For questions about full-time Utah State Park Ranger positions, please visit our website at www.stateparks.utah.gov/about/ranger.html. For additional questions, please contact Tammy Wright at (801) 538-7359.
For questions and information about temporary and seasonal employment, please contact our parks directly. For a list of parks and phone numbers, please visit our website at www.stateparks.utah.gov/about/contact.html.
For More Information about Utah State Parks Call us at (801) 538-7220 or toll-free at (877) UT-PARKS.
Visit our website at www.stateparks.utah.gov.
Students or recent graduates, check out the "Job Board" page. That is where we are now posting recent job and volunteer opportunities.
If you are an employer wanting to make students or recent graduates aware of jobs, internships, or volunteer opportunities email them to our webmaster at email@example.com
*Please remember to include the closing date and contact information, this will help us keep the job postings up-to-date.
The Utah Recreation Therapy Association (URTA) is established for the development of the profession of Recreation Therapy, to promote standards of practice and strengthen individual members through: education, advocacy, research, networking, community partnership, involvement in local, state and national issues and the enhancement of personal growth and development.
Please check out our website to get information on membership, see pictures of conferences, job opportunities and much more!