About Us

Mission Statement:

The Resort and Commercial Recreation Association (RCRA) is committed to providing and promoting professional development, creative resources and networking for professionals, students, educators, vendors and all others dedicated to delivering services in the recreation industry.
 
Vision Statement:
RCRA is dedicated to serve as a leader in the recreation industry with its primary goal to encourage collaboration and networking among the membership through an annual national conference, regional workshops, quarterly newsletters, a resourceful and informative website, and through other creative initiatives.
 
Core Values:
 
Integrity
To conduct ourselves with competence and professionalism in all of our interactions, including customer relations, fiscal responsibilities, and resource management.
 
Connections
To facilitate networking with the goal of building effective business partnerships, friendships, and teamwork among a diverse representation of resort and commercial recreation industries.
 
Passion
To educate and advocate for the importance of the services that we provide as well as support our members by identifying trends, state of the art programming and excellence in the delivery of stellar service with the intent to exceed expectations.
 
Stewardship
To enhance customer and guest satisfaction while contributing ideas to impact the bottom line.
 
Recognition
To acknowledge members for demonstrating leadership and creativity in the field of resort and commercial recreation.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION
 
RCRA is proud to recognize the outstanding contributions of our members. Each year, a call for nominations is sent to members and a committee is organized to review nomination portfolios and recommend awards to the Board of Directors.
 
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COMMITTEES
 
There are many opportunities for members to get involved with RCRA. Each committee plays a special role the continuing growth and development of the association and its members.
 
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
 
Each year, RCRA requests nominations for new board members. These volunteer positions hold various responsibilities that help expand RCRA’s reach in the recreation community.
 
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HISTORY OF RCRA
 
Established in 1981, RCRA was formed by a group of recreation professionals seeking to create a network to exchange programming ideas.
 
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PAST PRESIDENTS
 
Thanks to the people that have dedicated their time, knowledge and resources to help make RCRA successful.
 
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PAST CONFERENCES
 
Since 1982, RCRA has held a National Conference in various location throughout the country. Each conference is comprised of industry-related speakers, networking opportunities, trade show exhibits and fun.
 
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JOURNAL OF TOURISM INSIGHTS
 
The official referred publication of RCRA, The Journal of Tourism Insights is a non-profit organization whose mission is to serve as a vehicle to communicate, educate and promote standards of professionalism within the tourism industry.
 
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