Join NRPA and thought leaders from both inside and outside the field August 3-5 in Portland, Oregon, for an interactive event designed to help us better understand how park design, policy implementation and program development can influence the way communities are served. We’ll look closely at workforce diversity and see how Portland has actively engaged community members to create better outcomes. Click here for details.
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.
29-31 Golden, Colorado
6-8 Berkeley, California
7-9 Roanoke, Virginia
12-14 Farmington, New Mexico
19-21 Griffin, Georgia
27-29 Hoffmand Estates, Illinois
27-29 Dublin, Ohio
11-13 Cerritos, California
12-14 Camillus, New York
19-21 Grand Rapids, Michigan
25-27 Phoenix, Arizona
26-28 Verona, New Jersey
31-Nov. 2 Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
The Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) certification is a state-of-the-art certification for pool operators and aquatic facility managers. Click here for details.
7-8 Sacramento, California
13-14 Glenn Mills, Pennsylvania
26-27 Seattle, Washington
27-28 San Jose, California
3-4 St. Louis, Missouri
9-10 New Orleans, Louisiana
14-16 Cheney, Washington
20-21 Lake Crystal, Minnesota
25-26 Anaheim, California
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.
NRPA Directors School: August 28-September 2, 2016
NRPA 2016 Annual Conference: October 5-8, 2016 - St. Louis, MO
Supervisors' Management School: November 6-10, 2016
Event Management School: January 15-20, 2017
Park & Recreation Management School: January 29 - February 3, 2017
Revenue Development & Management School: March 12-17, 2017