Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam (CPSI)
Date: May 9-11, 2017, Toftrees Golf Resort, State College, PA
Register: Register here.
Registration Deadline: April 9, 2017
Click here for the brochure.
Please note: Advance reading is highly recommended for those individuals taking the exam. One month of study time prior to the exam is suggested.
In some cases, studying for the course in less than 3 weeks leads to exam failure.
Lodging Information: A block of rooms is reserved at the Toftrees Golf Resort for $89 per night. This does not include taxes. The deadline to make your reservation is April 8, 2017.
Playground Maintenance Workshops (.6 CEUs)
Developed by the PRPS Park Resource Branch
Fee: PRPS Member: $65.00;
PRPS Non-Member: $80.00
Audience: Park Maintenance Staff, Public Works Staff, School Maintenance Staff, Parks and Recreation Directors, School Administrators, Child Care Centers, Community Organizations with play equipment
Description: Learn the various aspects of playground maintenance at this interactive workshop. Presentations will include information about: protective surfacing, play equipment maintenance, playground hazards and priorities, equipment audits and inspections and a brief overview of risk management. The workshop combines a classroom lecture with hands-on exercises and an on-site visit to a playground.
Dates and Locations:
April 28, 2017 - Horsham
August 29, 2017 - Murrysville
September 14, 2017 - Hampden Township
September 14, 2017 - Plymouth Township
Regulations and Standards
Click here for the Consumer Product Safety Commission's Playground Safety Guidlines
World Playground: Park & Recreation Products and Services Directory
Click here for the World Playground, Parks & Recreation Products and Services Web Directory
PRPS Playground Safety Agency Award
Click here the Annual PRPS Agency Award for Playground Safety application