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.
5-7, Missoula, Montana
14-16, Okemos, Michigan
20-22, Midlothian, Illinois
20-22, Saratoga Springs, New York
20-22, Torrance, California
21-23, Jackson, New Jersey
28-30, San Antonio, Texas
2-4, Farmington, New Mexico
4-6, Lexington, South Carolina
4-6, North Salt Lake, Utah
10-12, North Kansas City, Missouri
11-13, Carmel, Indiana
17-19, Bellevue, Washington
18-20, Largo, Florida
18-20, South Portland, Maine
The Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) certification is a state-of-the-art certification for pool operators and aquatic facility managers.
5-6, Fullerton, California
15-16, North Ft. Meyers, Florida
16-18, Cheney, Washington
18-19, Palm Springs, California
6-7, Virginia Beach, Virginia
17-18, Phoenix, Arizona
5-6, Carmel, Indiana
Check out the Aquatic Facility Technician online course! This course covers circulation, filtration, water chemistry and testing, sanitation, chemical types and troubleshooting, and an overview of math and chemistry used in aquatic facility operations. The course can be used to give a basis for working in an aquatic facility and to prepare for the Aquatic Facility Operator class or certification exam. Enroll online today!
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. All NRPA Schools are held at Oglebay Resort in Wheeling, West Virginia, unless otherwise indicated.
NRPA Supervisors' Management School: November 1-5, 2015
NRPA Event Management School: January 17-22, 2016
NRPA Maintenance Management School: January 31-February 5, 2016
NRPA Revenue Development and Management School: March 13-18, 2016