WRPA Sponsorship Opportunities

When you sponsor WRPA, you demonstrate your commitment to fostering a culture of giving in our region and promoting high ethical standards in the recreation & park profession. Your company also benefits from widespread recognition among WRPA members and people who attend our conferences, training programs, and other events. Our sponsors receive a high level of visibility and are an exclusive group of organizations. Join in the fun and consider sponsoring WRPA today!

If you would like more information about partnering with us please contact the WRPA Office. Stay tuned for our new 2021 prospectus this fall.


Thank You to Our 2020 Annual Sponsors

Annual Platinum Sponsor

Thank you for allowing Northwest Playground to be WRPA’s Platinum sponsor. We value our relationship with you and have taken pride in the small part that we play in your projects.  Whether it is a memorial bench to recognize a member of the community or a destination Inclusive park that allows all kids to play together, we have enjoyed helping to make your project a success. Northwest Playground has always been known for its quality products and exceptional service.  We have enjoyed being your partner these last 20 years and hope to be your partner for years to come.

Annual Gold Sponsors

Great Western has now been Game Time’s exclusive representatives for 47 years. Game Time has been the leading manufacturer of commercial playground equipment for 82 years and counting. Great Western represents several complementary lines of commercial park equipment including shelters, site furnishings, and bleachers.

Our fully trained administrative staff consists of seven full-time CAD designers as well as additional team members in order entry, customer service, and accounting. We have 7 NPSI inspectors within our company who remain up-to-date with the guidelines from ASTM, CPSC, ADA, and IPEMA. We only sell the highest quality safest products found worldwide.


 Annual Silver Sponsors

Since 1976, Musco Lighting has specialized in the design and manufacture of sports and transportation/infrastructure lighting solutions around the world. They have pioneered systems using metal halide and LED technologies that have made dramatic improvements in energy efficiency and provided affordable ways to control spill light and glare. Their new and retrofit, permanent and temporary lighting solutions can be found from Little League® fields to Olympic Games. Their global team partners with customers to plan, complete, and maintain a cost-effective, trouble-free lighting solution for their facility.


Affinity Partner Sponsors

WRPA welcomes the National Center for Safety Initiatives (NCSI) as an official Affinity Background Screening Provider for Washington Parks and Recreation Association members! By your agency participating in the NCIS screening program, you give back to WRPA $1.00 per background check to help support education, training, and WRPA members.

Established in 1965, NOLS is the leader in wilderness education. What began in a small cabin in Wyoming’s Wind River mountain range has evolved into a global, multifaceted nonprofit school offering a proven leadership curriculum through expedition courses, wilderness medicine certifications, risk management training, and custom education solutions for organizations. Today, NOLS operates 16 campuses worldwide and provides classroom instruction in over 40 countries. The NOLS community includes over 800 active instructors who teach a variety of outdoor skills from mountaineering and sailing to wilderness medicine that empower students to step forward in their lives. To learn more about NOLS or to apply for a course, visit www.nols.edu or call 800-710-6657 to speak to an advisor.

The Washington Cities Insurance Authority (WCIA) is a municipal organization of Washington public entities that join together for the purpose of providing liability and property financial protection to its members. Formed in 1981, as the first liability risk pool in Washington State, we have provided over 30 years' experience in comprehensive Risk Pool Coverages, Claims Administration, Financial Stability, and Risk Management Services. WCIA has evolved from the original nine members to a financially strong liability and property pool of over 150 members, with one common goal; to aggressively manage our members' financial risk.