Parks & Playgrounds

Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam

December 2-4, 2019
West Whiteland Township
(meeting room 2nd floor)
101 Commerce Drive
Exton, PA 19341
Registration is open!

Tuition - PRPS Member $475
Exam Member $100
Tuition - Non-member $575
Exam Non-member $125
Registration includes resource materials, breaks and lunch on days 1 and 2. Course materials will be forwarded upon receipt of payment. 

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.


Playground Maintenance Workshops

Learn the various aspects of playground maintenance at this interactive workshop. Presentations 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 is approved for .6 CEUs and combines a classroom lecture with hands-on exercises and an on-site visit to a playground. Developed by the PRPS Park Resource Branch for Park Maintenance Staff, Public Works Staff, School Maintenance Staff, Parks and Recreation Directors, School Administrators, Child Care Centers, Community Organizations with play equipment.

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation
Bucky Boyle Park
10 Pump Place
Allentown, PA 18102

Thursday, October 10, 2019
Pittsburgh Department of Public Works
Schenley Park Ice Rink Banquet Room
10341 Overlook Drive
Pittsburgh, PA

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
PRPS / Centre Region Parks and Recreation
Ferguson Twsp. Municipal Building
3147 Research Drive
State College, PA 16801