Professional Development Calendar

October 1, 2019, Department, by National Recreation and Park Association

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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.

Prepare for the Next Aquatics Season with the New NRPA Aquatic Management Professional Certificate

Check out NRPA’s new Aquatic Management Professional (AMP) Certificate! This program includes six online courses: aquatic facility maintenance management, budgeting and finance for aquatic management, marketing for aquatic management, programming for aquatic management, aquatic risk management and human resources for aquatic management. By completing this online certificate, you will gain the essential tools and resources needed to perform the core duties of an aquatic management professional.

CPSI Program


1-3          Sacramento, California
2-4         Bloomington-Normal, Illinois
2-4         Hamburg, New York
16-18      Lexington, South Carolina
16-18      Clark, New Jersey
21-23      College Station, Texas
22-24     Phoenix, Arizona
22-24     Statesville, North Carolina
23-25     New City, New York
28-30    Edmonds, Washington
29-31      Topeka, Kansas

AFO Program


1-2          Stone Mountain, Georgia
2-3         Gainesville, Florida
3-4         Ceres, California
3-4         North Miami, Florida
7-8         Orange, California
7-8         Whitestown, Indiana
7-8         Ellensburg, Washington
8-9         Jefferson City, Missouri
17-18      Denver, Colorado
21-22     Folsom, California


7-8        Clearwater, Florida
12-13     Little Rock, Arkansas

Playground Maintenance Courses


2            Phoenix, Arizona
8           Fairbanks, Alaska
24         Mission, Kansas


5          Mocksville, North Carolina
6          Yuma, Arizona
6          Smithfield, North Carolina

Schools and Conferences

Supervisors’ Management School
November 3–7, 2019
Wheeling, West Virginia

Event Management School
January 12–17, 2020
Wheeling, West Virginia

Maintenance Management School
January 26–31, 2020
Wheeling, West Virginia

Revenue Development & Management School
March 15–20, 2020
Wheeling, West Virginia