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Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation Alliance
About Us
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Brandon Simpson, Westmoreland County Parks & Recreation
President

Jason Winters, Hempfield Township Parks & Recreation
Vice President

194 Donohoe Road
Westmoreland County Parks & Recreation
Greensburg, PA  15601

Phone: 724-830-3959
Fax: 724-830-3969

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Mission
To unite and support area professionals and promote parks and recreation services in Westmoreland County through cooperation, networking, joint programming efforts, and regional development.

Officers
President - Brandon Simpson
Vice President - Jason Winters
Secretary - Linda Bires
Treasurer - Craig Shevchik

Meeting Schedule
Meetings are held every other month. Committees meet as needed. President will contact the Committee if there WILL be an Executive Committee Meeting.

Next meeting: Tuesday, March 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm at Penn-Trafford Area Recreation Commission

Benefits of WCPRA:
  • Work with other municipal representatives to solve issues impacting the progress of parks and recreation in the County
  • Work together to develop new recreation facilities and enhance existing areas
  • Access the expertise of countywide parks and recreation professionals
  • Share resources
  • Exchange ideas, successes, and works in progress
  • Learn about new resources and opportunities within the County
  • Avoid duplication of services
  • Make new friends in the profession
  • Have access to bulk purchasing opportunities
  • Participate in regional development projects


News, Events, and Development
The Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation Alliance is offering one $500 scholarship to a high school graduating senior or  college student who is majoring in or plan to major in the Parks & Recreation (or related) field. Please click here for guidelines and application. Applications are due by March 31, 2017. Awardee will be notified by April 14.


Murrysville Parks and Recreation is hosting a "Paws in the Park" and "Kid's Egg Hunt" event on April 7 at Murrysville Community Park! Dogs can search for treat-filled eggs starting at 6:30pm, and kids can hunt for eggs and goodie bags, and have their photo taken with the Easter Bunny! Pre-registration is required; call 724-327-2100 x131. View the flyer for more info!


Stop by the Murrysville Farmers Market for fresh produce, meats, baked goods, herbs, flowers, and more! Thursdays 3 pm to 7 pm, June 1 to September 28 at the Murrysville Volunteer Fire Company Field (3235 Sardis Road, Murrysville, PA). Support your local farmers! All proceeds benefit the Murrysville Volunteer Fire Company and Murrysville Community Days. View the flyer for more information!

Current Members


Membership Registration
If your organization would like to join the Westmoreland County Parks and Recreation Alliance, please contact Brandon Simpson, President. 

Brandon Simpson, President WCPRA
c/o Westmoreland County Parks & Recreation
194 Donohoe Road
Greensburg, PA 15601
Email:
Phone: 724-830-3959