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Accreditation & Awards

20-things-large-adCAPRA, Commission for Accreditation of Park & Recreation Agencies

On October 13, 2014 Metro Parks Tacoma became a CAPRA Accredited Agency.
  • The Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) recognizes park and recreation agencies for excellence in operation and service.
  • Agency accreditation is available to all entities administering park and recreation systems, including municipalities, townships, counties, special districts and regional authorities, councils of government, schools, and military installations.  Read an overview of the CAPRA Accreditation process on the NRPA website

Read more about accreditation and the benefits of CAPRA Accreditation


Agency Awards

Metro Parks Tacoma along with its volunteers and partners work hard to advance parks, recreation and environmental conservation efforts that advance the quality of life for all people.

Our awards highlight the efforts of those who go above and beyond to make a difference in the community.

Gold Medal Finalist - May 2017

View List of Agency Awards