Conference Recordings

November 1, 2016, Department, by NRPA

Coming soon for those who missed it…

The 2016 NRPA Annual Conference in St. Louis was full of great education sessions! Luckily, we had the opportunity to record 22 of these sessions and will be offering them for viewing soon. They will be available to purchase individually or in discounted topic bundles covering programming, advocacy, leadership, customer service, marketing and more. This will be a great opportunity to brush up on the latest from the field and earn CEUs. To learn more, click here


CPSI Program

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. Click here for details. 


13-15   Horsham, Pennsylvania


4-6   Landover, Maryland



22-24   Columbia, Tennessee

28 - 3/2   Sacramento, California


AFO Program

The Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) certification is a state-of-the-art certification for pool operators and aquatic facility managers. Click here for details. 


1-2   North Miami, Florida

6-7   West Chicago, Illinois

7-8   St. Louis Park, Minnesota

8-9   Camarillo, California

21-22   Las Vegas, Nevada



18-19   Phoenix, Arizona



7-8   Phoenix, Arizona

20-21   Hershey, Pennsylvania

23-24   Sarasota, Florida

28- Mar 1   Hartford, Connecticut



1-2   Wilmington, Delaware

2-3   Little Rock, Arkansas

6-7   Seattle, Washington

9-10   Canton, Michigan

15-16   Derby, Kansas

23-24   Margate, Florida


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. Click here for details.

Event Management School: January 15-20, 2017

Park & Recreation Maintenance Management School: January 29 - February 3, 2017

Revenue Development & Management School: March 12-17, 2017

Directors School: August 27- September 1, 2017

NRPA 2017 Annual Conference: September 26-28, 2017 – New Orleans, Louisiana