Parks & Playgrounds

Certified Playground Safety Inspector Blended Course & Exam

Upcoming Course Zoom Class Dates

December 11, 2020



Tuition - PRPS Member $475
Exam Member $100
Tuition - Non-member $575
Exam Non-member $125 

Registration includes resource materials, Course materials will be forwarded when class enrollment reaches twenty (20). 

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 Workshop

online with John Balicki
December 1 - 2  9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (two 1/2 days)
Fee:  PRPS Member $60 / Non-member $75  / Full-time Students FREE

According to the U.S. Consumer Products Safety commission (CPSC) 200,000 children are treated for playground accidents annually.  The National Playground Safety Institute (NPSI) attributes over 40% of those accidents to poor playground maintenance.  By educating and training staff and supervisors, we can improve maintenance procedures on public play equipment and create after play environments for our children.  John Balicki, will also include techniques and standards to keep our playgrounds in compliance with the latest health standards.  Participants will also receive several ready-to-use reference sources to download and review prior to the class including:

  • CPSC “handbook for Public Playground Safety”
  • National Recreation and Park Association’s “Dirty Dozen Checklist”
  • Playground Inspection Forms
  • Complete set of class slides for review and notes

To register:
1: Sign in or create a new account. 
2: Select registration option
3: Add session selections to your itinerary under "Program"
4: Proceed to checkout to complete transaction.