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.
3–5 Lake Mary, Florida
18–20 Livermore, California
8–10 Raleigh, North Carolina
18–20 Honolulu, Hawaii
9–11 Las Cruces, New Mexico
22–24 Griffin, Georgia
The Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) certification is a state-of-the-art certification for pool operators and aquatic facility managers.
9–10 Seattle, Washington
25–26 Durango, Colorado
8–9 Lititz, Pennsylvania
15–16 Steamboat, Colorado
9–10 Oviedo, Florida
16-17 Hays, Kansas
16–17 Hershey, Pennsylvania
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
Community Health: Marketing the Role of Parks & Rec Exam
Member: $20 Nonmember: $25
This is the exam for the Community Health: Marketing the Role of Parks and Recreation course. Please register for the free Community Health: Marketing the Role of Parks and Recreation course before taking the exam. CEUs: 0.1
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: Aug. 23-29, 2014
NRPA Congress & Exposition: October 14–16, 2014
NRPA Supervisors Management School: November 2–6, 2014