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Please review the information below detailing COVID safety measures, the event schedule, site location, parking, and more.

If you have any questions about this information, please feel free to contact the WRPA Office at [email protected] or by calling (206) 361-8869.

Download the Conference App

WRPA is excited to announce that we are striving to host a more eco-friendly event. In 2022 we will not be printing a conference program. In years past we would generally print about 16,000 pages. We encourage you this year to download the WRPA app to help navigate the conference and tradeshow.

Follow these simple steps to install the app on your device.

  1. Visit the App Store for IOS devices or Google Play for Android devices to search for the App.
  2. Search for "WRPA Today", select "WRPA Today" and download. The app may already be on your phone if you downloaded the Conference app previously, simply update.
  3. To access attendee-only content log in with the same email you used to register for the conference.
  4. Enjoy the app feature!
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COVID Safety Measures

We want you to know that your safety, and the safety of all attendees, remains our top priority. Below is a list of required safety measures we will be following during the event.


  • WRPA will be following local COVID guidelines and CDC guidelines during this event.
  • All attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors must sign and agree to an assumption of risk waiver
  • Mask wearing is optional for all attendees
  • We ask that all attendees respect everyone else's choices
  • Read Meydenbauer's Commitment to Safety Message.

Color Code System

At the registration desk, we will have a color code system (Colored dots to add to your badge) to visually indicate your networking comfort level:

  • Red - Please keep your distance
  • Yellow - Use caution when approaching me
  • Green - Handshakes allowed

Travel & Parking Details

Host City Bellevue, WA

Bellevue is a "Do Something" kind of place located in the middle of incredible adventures and places to see, we are at all times itching to get out there and do. 

Things to Do


Meydenbauer Center Exterior

Conference Venue: Meydenbauer Center

11100 NE 6th St
Bellevue, WA 98004


Directions & Parking Information


Seattle Marriot Bellevue Hotel Room

Conference Hotel: Seattle Marriott Bellevue

200 110th Avenue NE
Bellevue, Washington 98004

More Information

Registration & Arrival

Please note that the dress code of this event is business casual.

Stop by the registration desk, located to sign your COVID waiver and pick up your name badge and a program. Remember, if you are bringing a friend or colleague onsite registration will be available at a $20 increase.

The conference registration desk will open at the following times.

Pre-Conference: Tuesday, April 12
Meydenbauer Center: Central Hall A | 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Day 1:Wednesday, April 13
Meydenbauer Center: Central Hall A  | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 

Day 2: Thursday, April 14
Meydenbauer Center: Central Hall A  | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM 

Day 3: Friday, April 15
Seattle Marriott Bellevue: Seattle Room Foyer | 8:15 AM – 10:00 AM

Schedule & Presentation Materials

The full schedule is available on the WRPA website, on the app, and within this printable file. Speaker presentations will be available after the event, please be on the lookout for the post-event email that will have a link to the finalized resource page

View Schedule

Conference Socials

We have a large variety of activities, events, and socials this year in Bellevue. 

CEU Tracking

Through national certification, you join thousands of people who are committed to the highest standards of ethical and professional practice in the delivery of park and recreation programs.

WRPA partners with the NRPA headquarters to coordinate certifications for industry professionals. Certifications include Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) Certification, Certified Park and Recreation Executive (CPRE) Certification, and more. 

At the 2022 Conference, attendees can come to the registration desk and request a CE Tracking Sheet to mark their attendance of certain sessions. 

Learn More About Certification


Exhibit Hall

Be sure to take the time to participate in our Tradeshow activities during the breaks throughout the Conference. Make deeper connections with the sponsors and exhibitors by inviting them to join you for socials and other activities.

Allplay Systems 27
American Ramp Company 8
American Soccer/Score Sports 26
ARC Architects 30
Buell Recreation 1
Cintas 45
City Sound Wave 37, 38 
CivicRec 40
CME Play 41
Columbia Cascade Company 31, 32
CXT Inc 22
Davey Resource Group 9
Great Western Recreation 13, 14, 23, 24 
Hellas Construction, Inc. 43
Highwire 3
ImageSource 39
iZone Imaging 42
Life Floor 36

Lincoln Aquatics 2
Musco Sports Lighting

Northwest Playground 17, 18, 19, 20
PerfectMind by Xplor 10
PlayCreation 44
PNWAxe 4, 5, 6
Precision Concrete Cutting 16
Public Restroom Company 29
RCP Shelters 11
RecDesk Software 34
RecStaff Inc 2
Romtec Inc 46
RWD Landscape Architects 28
Security Lines US 7
Vermont Systems 15
Vortex Aquatics Structures 25
Wildwoods Playground NW 35