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Webinars

Stay current on the latest trends and best practices in the park and recreation field through NRPA webinars. Need CEUs? It's easy to earn CEUs for your participation in a webinar by simply completing a short quiz at the end.

Certification - It's the Professional Thing to Do!

Our citizens depend on parks and recreation to improve quality of life, prmote community and encourage wellness. Professional certification is a mark of distinction and trust and signifies to the public that you are a parks and recreation professional committed to the highest service, education and excellence. This session will provide you with an overview of the park and recreation certification programs offered by NRPA primarily focusing on the CPRP program.

Presented by Julie Boland, Director of Membership for NRPA and Tiffany Johnson, Area Manager with the DC Department of Patks and Recreation. Julie has worked in the parks and recreation field for over a decade and has a passion for continuing education. Julie has managed NRPA's Certified Park and Recreation Professional and the Certified Park and Recreation Executive certification programs for over five years.  Tiffany, a Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP). is a two-time recipient of the NRPA Mid-Atlantic Network Young Professional award and the American Academy for Parks and Recreation Administration’s Ernest T. Atwell Professional Diversity Extern recipient.

Date: Thursday, February 12
Time: 2:00pm ET
CEUs: 0.1
Free Viewing (no CEUs): Premier Members Only
Registration (CEUs): $25 member
  $33 non member
Registration Now Open!  



Customer Service Excellence

Customers are everywhere and everyone. Learning how to offer excellence customer service begins with developing good interactions. This webinar will give you the basic skills and understanding necessary to raise the level of customer service your agency is offering.

Neelay Bhatt is a national recognized speaker and trainer. His educational background includes a Masters in Sports Administration and Facility Management, an MBA, and a Masters in Advertising and Public Relations. As the Vice President at PROS Consulting, he is helping to shape a better vision for parks and recreation programs.

Date: Thursday, February 19
Time: 2:00pm ET
CEUs: 0.1
Registration:        $25 member
  $33 non member
Registration Now Open!  



Evaluating Your Community's Golf Course

Evaluating your community’s Municipal Golf Course will offer attendees the opportunity to learn the elements of an objective review and understand how to evaluate the performance of a golf course.  Among items covered will include: location, golf course facilities, playing conditions, pricing, staffing, amenities, and marketing. 

 
Date: Wednesday, February 18
Time: 2:00pm ET
CEUs: 0.1
Registration:        $25 member
  $33 non member
Registration Now Open!  



Growing the Walking Movement: Safe Routes to Parks

The key to ensuring accessibility to parks is through creating safe routes to parks within communities. When people have the resources to safely walk to parks, every trip taken by foot is an opportunity to engage in physical activity. Join this webinar to understand the obstacles limiting walkability to parks and learn about the essential elements of a safe route to a park. Experts will share successful efforts currently underway that are improving walkability in communities and creating safer routes to parks.

Presented by Zarnaaz Bashir, NRPA's Director of Strategic Health Initiatives. Ms. Bashir holds a Masters of Public Health from The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services, with an emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention. Ms. Bashir is responsible for shaping and leading NRPA’s health and wellness vision. She works to promote programs that work to reduce chronic diseases and build healthier environments through parks and recreation.

Date: Thursday, March 12
Time: 2:00pm ET
CEUs: 0.1
Free Viewing (no CEUs): Premier Members Only
Registration (CEUs): $25 member
  $33 non member
Registration Now Open!  


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