The National Recreation and Park Association's Playground Maintenance Course is a one-day (6.25 hour) educational course that covers the following topics – an overview of playground safety standards and guidelines, playground owner responsibilities and maintenance discussions on playground equipment, surfacing and site items. Participants will receive a certificate upon completion of the Playground Maintenance Course.

Professionals who should take the course include maintenance staff, recreation staff, university seniors and any individuals who are responsible for playgrounds.

Eligibility - Course participants must be 18 years of age or older

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Playground Maintenance Course

September 24, 2018
Indianapolis, IN

The National Recreation and Park Association's Playground Maintenance Course is a one-day (6.25 hour) educational course that covers the following topics – an overview of playground safety standards and guidelines, playground owner responsibilities and maintenance discussions on playground equipment, surfacing and site items. Luckily, we made it easy for you to take this course — we’re hosting a course this September, in conjunction with the NRPA Annual Conference. 

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Playground Maintenance Course Instructor Workshops

Share your knowledge of playground maintenance by becoming a Playground Maintenance Course Instructor.

     Qualifications 

  • Six years full-time experience in playground maintenance, playground safety, park operations and management or related fields
  • Must have experience teaching adult education
  • Must maintain a current CPSI Certification and have maintained it for a minimum of 6 years
  • Must be a current member of NRPA


Future Playground Maintenance Course Instructor Workshop opportunties will be announced soon.

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