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. Clickhere 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, Newport News, Virginia
8-10, Las Vegas, Nevada
15-17, Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
21-23, Chicago Area, Illinois
22-24, Omaha, Nebraska
28-30, Columbus, Ohio
5-7, Winter Park, Florida
6-8, Fairbanks, Alaska
18-20, Riverside, California
19-21, Arlington, Texas
3-5, Hillsboro, Oregon
14-16, Raleigh, North Carolina
The Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) certification is a state-of-the-art certification for pool operators and aquatic facility managers.
9-10, Stuart, Florida
15-16, Glendale Heights, Illinois
23-24, Denver, Colorado
23-24, Wilmington, Delaware
23-24, Key West, Florida
30-May1, Billings, Montana
4-5, Jacksonville, Florida
11-12, Leavenworth, Washington
What’s better than advancing your career and ensuring children have fun and safe places to play? How about getting your training right at your home or office right when you want it? The online Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) Prep Course Bundle includes five modules to prepare you for the CPSI certification exam including the CPSI practice test.
For a limited time, we’re sending a printed CPSI Field Guide to those who purchase the online CPSI Prep Course Bundle. The CPSI Field Guide has the public playground safety standards and guidelines you need to know to help keep playgrounds safe. To take advantage of this offer, click here and choose “CPSI Online Course Promotion.”
Hurry! This offer ends March 31.
Schools and Conferences
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 National School of RV Park and Campground Management: July 6-10, 2015 (Denver, Colorado)
NRPA Directors School: August 22-28, 2015
NRPA Supervisors' Management School: November 1-5, 2015