2016 Annual Conference

November 5-8, 2016: Hotel Roanoke

Thank You 2016 Conference Sponsors





Hotel Roanoke Dining Options

Hotel Reservation Link

$107 VRPS rate good until October 14, 2016 or block fills.

NOTE:  VRPS rate is available for nights of 11/1/-11/11/2016.  If you would like to book for nights within this period but before or after the Friday 11/4 - Tuesday 11/8 conference period, you must book directly with the hotel by calling house reservations at 866-594-4722.

UPDATE AS OF 9/1/2016:
  • There are no remaining rooms in the VRPS block at Hotel Roanoke for Saturday and Monday nights, November 5 and 7.
  • There are VRPS block rooms available at Hotel Roanoke for Sunday night, November 6, 2016.
  • Overflow rooms for Saturday, Sunday, and Monday nights are available at Hampton Inn and Suites - Roanoke Downtown at a rate of $112/night (includes breakfast) and $6/day parking:  Hampton Online Registration Link or call 800-426-7866 and reference Virginia Recreation and Park Society.


Through a generous educational grant from Foundation of the Virginia Recreation and Park Society, student VRPS membership will include complimentary student registration to the VRPS Annual Conference, the largest gathering of parks and recreation professionals in the Commonwealth.

  • Student registration includes all academic sessions plus the exhibit hall luncheon.
  • Student membership must be valid at time of conference registration and through month-end of the conference.
  • Students must register for the Annual Conference by the end of the regular registration period (8/31/2017) or pay standard rates.

*Student Annual Conference Flyer

*Student Membership Purchase Link

*VRPS Annual Conference Registration Link

Thank You Conference Patrons