NRPA is dedicated to providing learning opportunities to advance the development of best practices and resources that make parks and recreation indispensable elements of American communities. Click here to find out more.
The Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) certification program provides the most comprehensive training on playground safety standards and the credentials to inspect playgrounds for safety compliance.
1–3 Rocky Hill, Connecticut
2–4 Newport News, Virginia
7–9 Golden, Colorado
8–10 South Burlington, Vermont
14–16 Henderson/Las Vegas, Nevada
28–30 San Diego, California
30–May 2 Columbus, Ohio
7–9 Lake Oswego, Oregon
12–14 Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
13–15 Chicago Area, Illinois
20–22 Murfreesboro, Tennessee
The Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) certification is a state-of-the-art certification for pool operators and aquatic facility managers.
3–5 Fruita, Colorado
16–17 Glendale, Heights, Illinois
24–25 Denver, Colorado
24–25 Key West, Florida
29–30 Phoenix, Arizona
12–13 Leavenworth, Washington
8–9 Lititz, Pennsylvania
16–17 Hays, Kansas
Online Learning is a cost-effective and flexible way to educate staff, provide training and earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) without leaving the comfort of your home or office. Visit NRPA’s Online Learning Center and choose from one of our many courses.
CPRP Online Prep Course Bundle
Member: $100 Nonmember: $130
The CPRP Online Prep Course is designed as an intensive review program for professionals seeking the CPRP certification. The CPRP Prep Course Bundle includes the Programming Module, Human Resource Module, Finance Module, Operations Module and the CPRP Practice Exam. CEUs: 0.4
Copyright Liability: Considerations for Public Agencies Hosting Musical Performances
Member: $60 Nonmember: $75
Learn about copyright liability and determine if your agency is responsible for obtaining a license to legally host musical performances. CEUs: 0.3
Schools and Conferences
NRPA Conferences and Schools are forums where the park and recreation community comes together to exchange ideas and information. Register now for these upcoming events.
NRPA Directors School: August 23–29, 2014
NRPA Congress & Exposition: October 14–16, 2014
NRPA Supervisors Management School: November 2–6, 2014