Find Out How Water Can Be Fun (and Profitable) at #MACoCon

Water not only provides important recreational and quality of life benefits but can also be an economic driver if leveraged properly. Learn about this important role of water at the 2018 MACo Summer Conference.

Getting Your Feet Wet: Big Benefits of Water Recreation


Water recreation, whether it is swimming, boating, or just splashing around a water park, can provide both economic and quality of life benefits. Maryland has ample water recreation opportunities that parks and recreation agencies strive to make accessible and enriching. Panelists will provide an overview of the different types of water recreation, explain how agencies deliver water recreation services, and discuss how a local government can leverage water amenities to improve the social and economic vitality of their communities.


  • Tara Eggleston Stewart, Department of Parks and Recreation Division Chief, MNCPPC, and President, Association of Aquatic Professional
  • Lisa Arrasmith, Member, Anne Arundel County Water Access Commission
  • Greg Pizzuto, Executive Director, Visit Harford!

Date & Time: Thursday, 165, 2018; 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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