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Posted on: April 10, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Temecula Earns Three 2022 Awards of Excellence from the California Park & Recreation Society (CPRS)

Awards of Excellence

The California Park & Recreation Society (CPRS) recognized the City of Temecula Community Services Department with three Awards of Excellence: two in Marketing & Communications and one in Innovative Programming.  

CPRS Awards recognize outstanding achievement in the areas of facility design, park planning, marketing and communication, and community improvement and Innovative programming.  Award winners represent the finest in initiatives addressing community issues, recreation programming, park planning, facility design, and marketing and communications in California.  

City of Temecula Mayor Zak Schwank commented, “Winning three California Park & Recreation Society (CPRS) Awards is a direct reflection of our collective commitment to provide the highest quality of arts marketing for Temecula’s Theater, digital communications for Park Adventures, and innovative programming in Aquatics Hiring Workshops.  Temecula City Staff are indeed the ‘Best of the Best’ and we are very proud of their talents and creativity which are now celebrated on a state level throughout California as examples of excellence.”

The City of Temecula received the following three CPRS Awards:

Print Publication: Temecula Presents 2022-2023 Season Brochure

Temecula Presents’ comprehensive, full-color catalog Welcomes Back Our Temecula Theater Family!  Temecula Theater’s Brochure serves as an in-depth, artistic overview of the year’s performances at the City’s state-of-the-art proscenium stage. Full-bleed images highlight Temecula Theater’s 2022-2023 Season performances with custom, professional photography highlighting distinctive experiences and events.

Digital Media: Around & About Temecula: Park Adventures Web Series

Park Adventures take viewers on a virtual tour of all the parks located in the City of Temecula.  The Park Adventures Series features Temecula’s parks of all sizes, and our goal is to encourage viewers to explore all of them.  Our online journey visits every park to experience the amenities and provide some history or interesting facts along the way.  We encourage everyone to get outside, experience Temecula’s diverse parks, and even discover new ones, just beyond your own back yard!

Innovative Programming: Aquatics Hiring Workshop

Temecula Aquatics Division’s innovative combination of programming enhanced recruiting efforts enabling us to broaden our reach for potential new employees and hire a fully staffed team for the summer season.  By promoting and encouraging participation in the aquatic profession, Temecula has solidified its positioning as a safe City and viable employer for youth within our community while building brand loyalty and increasing use.

About CPRS 

Created in 1946, CPRS provide leadership and resources to promote the role of parks and recreation in creating community through people, parks, and programs.  CPRS is a membership organization with just over 4,000 members representing the 535 local parks and recreation agencies throughout the state.  The mission of CPRS is to advance the profession and its members through education, networking, resources, and advocacy.  Learn more at

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