Playground Maintenance Academy is a course taught by Sam (Butch) DeFillippo, a playground auditor and safety consultant from PlaySafe LLC. He has more than 25 years of experience in the parks & recreation field. The academy addresses specific operations, necessary tools, work schedules, safety standards, paperwork and litigation. Attendees will receive a certificate of completion and the class is CEU qualified. Academy participants also receive the book An Introduction To Playground Maintenance. Visit our events page to view upcoming academies and register.
Public Input Process
The Texas Recreation And Park Society is pleased to announce its new educational program, the Public Input Process. Participants will learn four effective models used to collect and interpret input from community members who use the parks and recreation system.
Held each year and sponsored by the Therapeutic Recreation (TR) branch. The Summit is a great opportunity to share new ideas about programming for individuals with special needs, new twists on old ideas, hands-on learning, networking, and just plain fun.
Water & Recreation Summit
Stayed tuned for next scheduled Water and Recreation Summit
Gulf Coast Leadership Development Institute
The Gulf Coast Leadership Development Institute provides Park and Recreational professionals with an intensive training program addressing leadership, planning and professional development.
The Institute provides targeted learning opportunities for front-line & mid-level managers in the parks and recreation profession.