Department of HPERS
Butcher Center #214
Shepherdstown, WV

304-876-5200 (Office)
304-876-5052 (Fax)

Important Class and Career Information
Help With Writing Your Paper

Recreation Organization and Associations

Jobs & Internships

Shepherd University Links
HPERS Home Page
Shepherd University 

        RECR 200:
Recreation and Sport Management Technology (2 sections)

        RECR 316: Recreation and Sport Programming
        RECR 371: Outdoor Education

        RECR 200: Recreation and Sport Management Technology (2 sections)
        RECR 316:
Recreation and Sport Programming
        RECR 371:
Outdoor Education

When to Reference
11 Rules of Writing
APA Style Online
APA Formatting overview
APA Formatting

The Recreation Profession (Everything you wanted to know about the profession)

College Majors 101: Description of the Recreation and Sport Majors



Park and Recreation Professional Organizations and Services


National Recreation and Park Associations 
National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) 
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAPHERD) 

State and Local Parks and Recreation Associations 
West Virginia Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (WVAHPERD) 
West Virginia Recreation and Park Association (WVRPA) 

          WVRPA Presentation on Volunteer Retention, Fall 2014
West Virginia State Parks and Forests 
West Virginia Therapeutic Recreation Association (WVTRA)
Maryland Recreation and Parks Association (MRPA)
Maryland Park Service

National Association of County Park and Recreation Officials (NACPRO)

Commercial Recreation

Resort and Commercial Recreation Association
Church, Sport and Recreation Ministries 

Outdoor Recreation

American Camping Association (ACA)

Association of National Park Rangers (ANPR)
Outdoor Education Research and Evaluation Center
Research on Outdoor Activities
Resources for Outdoor Skills 


Supportive Organizations
Active Parks
National Alliance for Youth Sports
Playground Products and Services Web Directory
Fair Play for Children 



Therapeutic Recreation (Recreational Therapy) Management Professional Organizations and Services


Therapeutic Recreation Professional Organizations:
American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA)
National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC)

Mid-Eastern Symposium

Southeast Symposium

Pennsylvania TR Association


Therapeutic Recreation
The Therapeutic Recreation Profession (Everything you wanted to know about the profession)
The Recreational Therapy Professional
Therapeutic Recreation in Public Schools
The Role of Therapeutic Recreation
Therapeutic Activities and Games
Therapeutic Recreation Directory 



Sport and Event Management Professional Organizations and Services


Sports Management
North American Society for Sport Management (NASSM)
What is Sport Management?
Sports Management
National Intramural and Recreational Sport Association (NIRSA) 

Event Management, Event Marketing, Event Planning, and Corporate Recreation

International Association of Exhibitions and Events
Association of Collegiate Conference and Event Directors International (ACCED)
International Special Events Society 



Sport Marketing Professional Organizations and Services


Sport Marketing Association (SMA)

National Sport Marketing Network (NSMN)

Maryland Office of Sport Marketing

Sports Event Marketing Experience (SEME)



Sport Communication Professional Organizations and Services


International Association for Communication and Sport (IACS)

National Communication Association



Athletic Coaching and Officiating Organizations and Services


Institute of Coaching: List of Coaching Associations

American Coaching Association

Positive Coaching Alliance

Career and Job Information UNCW Parks and Recreation Career Page: Overview of Career Titles in Recreation

National Parks and Recreation Job Search
NRPA - Job search

Government Job Search Tools Government posting of Parks and Recreation Jobs
USA Jobs - Government Job Site
Government Employee Association

VA Careers: Recreational Therapy
Student Jobs

  Public/Community Recreation Jobs
Facebook Page for Recreation Jobs: Community

Non-Profit Jobs YMCA National Organization and Job Opportunities

Resort and Hospitality Jobs Restaurant and Hospitality Jobs
Hotel and Hospitality Jobs

Resort and Commercial Recreation Association
Beach and  Island Jobs
Resort Jobs
Disney Careers

Therapeutic Recreation Jobs VA Careers and Jobs
Teach Leisure
Gerontology Resources

Jobs in Athletics/Sport Management Athletic Jobs
Jobs in Sport Management

Jobs In Sports

Jobs in Outdoor Recreation
USDA Forest Service Jobs
Cool Works

Mountain Resort Community Employment
American Camping Association

Environmental Careers Organization

Jobs in Intramural Sports
Blue Fish Jobs

Jobs in Christian Organizations
Group Magazine
Youth Specialties

Internship Opportunities
Parks and Recreation Internships
Resort Internship Opportunities

Internship Search Resources
Internship Jobs
Summer Jobs

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