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    • 24 Oct 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Shawnee Mission, Kansas
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    Playground Maintenance Course 

    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.

    Location: 

    Johnson County Park & Recreation District

    Administration Building, Sunflower Room 

    7900 Renner Road

    Shawnee Mission, KS 

    Time: 9a-330p 

    Instructor: Brian Anderson, Superintendent of Parks, Leawood Parks & Recreation 

    Costs: $175 (Member), $205 (Non-member)

    Who should Enroll? 

    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.

    • 29 Oct 2019
    • 31 Oct 2019
    • Topeka, Kansas
    • 25
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    October 29-30 CPSI Course (8:00 am - 5:00 pm - check in at 7:30)

    October 31    CPSI Exam (9:00 am - 12:00 pm - check in at 8:00)


    Topeka, KS 

    Lake Shawnee Event Center

    3025 SE Croco Rd. 

    Topeka, KS 


    Lodging
    Ramada by Wyndham Topeka Downtown Hotel & Convention Center 

    420 Southeast 6th Ave 

    Topeka, KS 66607

    To reserve call 785-234-5400, the block name is Recreation and Parks Association. 

    Please make your reservations by September 27, 2019 to receive your group rate. Reservations made after this date will be subject to prevailing rate and availability.  



    *Early Bird Pricing ENDS September 20, 2019*


    CPSI Manual
    The CPSI Manual is mailed to registrants for the course.  It is not included in the Exam Only option.

    Cancellation Policy
    No refunds, substitutions allowed.


    COURSE DESCRIPTION:

    Individuals taking the CPSI Classroom Course will gain practical, hands-on training on how to apply the ASTM standards and the CPSC guidelines to playground environments.  Course participants will learn how to identify hazards on public playgrounds and playground equipment, how to rank hazards according to injury potential and how to apply that knowledge and establish a playground safety program.

    The CPSI course materials that must be read in advance will be mailed to the course registrants 4 weeks prior to the course. 

    Course materials are not provided to those that register for the CPSI Exam only.

    The option to take the CPSI exam via computer based testing is available through the NRPA. To obtain additional information please visit www.nrpa.org/cpsi. Please be advised if you register to take the examination with the course, you will not receive a refund to take your exam via computer based testing at a later date. Please decide now if you would like to take the exam on Day 3 of the course or via a Computer Based Exam at a later date.

    CEUs - 1.5

    Thank you to our CPSI sponsor:




    Please contact the KRPA office if you have questions.

    (785) 235-6533

    jamie@krpa.org

    • 10 Feb 2020
    • 12 Feb 2020
    • Topeka, KS
    Register


    February 10-12, 2020 


    Capitol Plaza Hotel & Convention Center - Topeka

    1717 SW Topeka Boulevard

    Topeka, KS 66612


    For room reservations, please call (800)579-7937 or click here

    VENDOR REGISTRATION 
    Commercial companies and their employees must register as a vendor at this link: Vendor Registration for Trade Show



    FULL PACKAGE:


    Professional 

    Member           Early Bird $275 / Regular $305
    Non Member  Early Bird $350 / Regular $380 


    Full Citizen Board Package  

    Member           Early Bird $200 / Regular $230 
    Non Member  Early Bird $275 / Regular $305

    DAILY RATE:  

    February 10, 2020:

    Professional    
    Member           Early Bird $95   /  Regular $125 
    Non Member  Early Bird $105 /  Regular $135 


    Citizen Board  
    Member           Early Bird $80 /   Regular $110  
    Non Member  Early Bird $90 /   Regular $120 

    February 11, 2020:

    Professional      
    Member           Early Bird $170 / Regular $200    
    Non Member  Early Bird $195 / Regular $225  

    Citizen Board    
    Member           Early Bird $155 / Regular $185   
    Non Member  Early Bird $180 / Regular $210 

    February 12, 2020:

    Professional
    Member           Early Bird $95  / Regular $125 
    Non Member  Early Bird $105 / Regular $135 

    Citizen Board
    Member           Early Bird $80 / Regular $110  
    Non Member  Early Bird $90 / Regular $120 


    STUDENTS:

    Student members may attend the Student Summit and conference sessions at no charge IF they pre-register. Students can join KRPA for $15 when registering online for the conference.

    NOTE:  The student registration does not include lunches or evening socials.  Students can purchase tickets in advance for the meals and socials for an extra fee.


    *Attendee fees must be paid by February 1, 2020.

    * Employees of a commercial company that sells products or services to parks and recreation agencies cannot register here.  Commercial Companies and their employees must register as a Vendor at the link here.


    Cancellation Policy:
    Conference Attendees cancellations received by December 31st are entitled to a 100% refund for those that paid by check, and 96% for those paid by credit card.  Cancellations received between January 1st - 5th will receive a 70% refund if paid by check, and a 66% refund if paid by credit card.  No refunds will be given after January 5th.  Substitutions are allowed.  All refund requests must be in writing, email Erika Devore.


    Kansas Recreation and Park Association
    700 SW Jackson St Ste 805
    Topeka KS  66603-3737
    Phone:  (785) 235-6533

    • 03 Mar 2020
    • 05 Mar 2020
    • Sylvester Powell, JR Community Center; Mission, KS
    • 48
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    March 3-4 CPSI Course (8:00 am - 5:00 pm - check in at 7:30)

    March5    CPSI Exam (9:00 am - 12:00 pm - check in at 8:00)


    Sylvester Powell, Jr. Community Center

    6200 Martway St. 

    Mission, KS 66202

    Lodging: 

    Quality Inn

    6401 E. Frontage Rd. 

    Merriam, KS 66202 

    913-262-2622

    Book Here





    CPSI Manual
    The CPSI Manual is mailed to registrants for the course.  It is not included in the Exam Only option.

    Cancellation Policy
    No refunds, substitutions allowed.


    COURSE DESCRIPTION:

    Individuals taking the CPSI Classroom Course will gain practical, hands-on training on how to apply the ASTM standards and the CPSC guidelines to playground environments.  Course participants will learn how to identify hazards on public playgrounds and playground equipment, how to rank hazards according to injury potential and how to apply that knowledge and establish a playground safety program.

    The CPSI course materials that must be read in advance will be mailed to the course registrants 4 weeks prior to the course. 

    Course materials are not provided to those that register for the CPSI Exam only.

    The option to take the CPSI exam via computer based testing is available through the NRPA. To obtain additional information please visit www.nrpa.org/cpsi. Please be advised if you register to take the examination with the course, you will not receive a refund to take your exam via computer based testing at a later date. Please decide now if you would like to take the exam on Day 3 of the course or via a Computer Based Exam at a later date.

    CEUs - 1.5

    Thank you to our CPSI sponsor:




    Please contact the KRPA office if you have questions.

    (785) 235-6533

    jamie@krpa.org

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28 May 2019 Summer to Change a Life
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25 Apr 2019 AFO Aquatic Facility Operator Course - Derby, KS
05 Mar 2019 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam
05 Feb 2019 Annual KRPA Conference and Trade Show 2019
17 Oct 2018 2018 KRPA/MPRA Executive Forum
07 Sep 2018 KRPA Golf Tournament - Topeka
22 Aug 2018 Annual Board Meeting
04 May 2018 KRPA Young Professionals - Tailgating Social
26 Apr 2018 AFO Aquatic Facility Operator Course - Derby, KS
07 Apr 2018 Aquatic Leadership Adventure - April 7, 2018
06 Mar 2018 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam
23 Jan 2018 Annual KRPA Conference and Trade Show 2018
06 Oct 2017 KRPA Golf Tournament - Leawood
12 Sep 2017 Tomorrow's Leaders Institute 2017
26 Apr 2017 AFO Aquatic Facility Operator Program - April 26-27, 2017 in Lawrence
23 Apr 2017 Midwest Regional Conference 2017
11 Apr 2017 KRPA Recreation Commission Workshop
08 Apr 2017 Aquatic Leadership Adventure Registration and Sponsorships - April 8, 2017
15 Mar 2017 AFO Aquatic Facility Operator Course March 15-16, 2017 Derby
06 Mar 2017 CPSI Playground Safety Inspector March 6-8, 2017
31 Jan 2017 Annual KRPA Conference and Trade Show 2017
13 Sep 2016 Tomorrow's Leaders Institute 2016
26 Aug 2016 KRPA Golf Tournament
24 Aug 2016 KRPA/MPRA Executive Forum Registration
19 Aug 2016 SWKR Golf Tournament 2016
17 May 2016 KRPA Recreation Commission Workshop
21 Apr 2016 AFO Aquatic Facility Operator Program - April 21-22, 2016 PAST EVENT (Salina)
16 Apr 2016 Aquatic Leadership Adventure on April 16, 2016
06 Apr 2016 Healthy Communities Training and Playground Funding Initiative-WICHITA
05 Apr 2016 Healthy Communities Training and Playground Funding Initiative-MERRIAM
07 Mar 2016 CPSI Playground Safety Inspector March 7-9, 2016 PAST EVENT
01 Mar 2016 Concussions Summit 2016
29 Feb 2016 NAYS ACADEMY FOR YOUTH SPORTS 2016
01 Feb 2016 Conference T-Shirt 2016 (Dodge City)
01 Feb 2016 Attendee Registration for the 2016 KRPA Annual Conference
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13 Oct 2015 Built Environment and Outdoor Summit
07 Oct 2015 KRPA/MPRA Executive Forum
02 Oct 2015 KRPA Golf Tournament
15 Sep 2015 NRPA Conference
14 Aug 2015 SWKR Golf Tournament
14 May 2015 KRPA Recreation Commission Budget and Professional Development Workshop in GREAT BEND on May 14, 2015
06 May 2015 KRPA Professional Development Workshop Lenexa - May 6 2015
11 Apr 2015 Aquatic Leadership Adventure on April 11, 2015
09 Mar 2015 CPSI Playground Safety Inspector March 9-11, 2015 PAST EVENT
27 Jan 2015 KRPA Annual Conference Internship/Job Fair
27 Jan 2015 KRPA Annual Conference Attendee Registration
27 Jan 2015 KRPA Annual Conference Vendor Registration
01 Jan 2015 First Day Hikes at Kansas State Parks
29 Oct 2014 Administration Branch Workshop - Derby October 29, 2014
24 Oct 2014 Blue Chip Award Technical Assistance Conference Call
16 Oct 2014 Parks Leading the Way: Fire, Water, Land and the Tools to Tame Them
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26 Sep 2014 KRPA Golf Tournament
24 Sep 2014 KRPA/MPRA Executive Forum Registration
09 Sep 2014 Tomorrow's Leaders Institute 2014
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