Parks & Playgrounds


Playground Maintenance Workshops

Registration is open!
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
Sponsored by Boyce Associates Little Tikes
Allentown Department of Parks and Recreation 
Bucky Boyle Park
10 Pump Place
Allentown, PA 18102


Thursday, October 10, 2019
Sponsored by Commercial Recreation Products, LLC & Little Tikes
Pittsburgh Department of Public Works
Schenley Park Ice Rink Banquet Room 10341 Overlook Drive Pittsburgh, PA

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Sponsored by Commercial Recreation Products, LLC & Little Tikes
Ferguson Twp. Municipal Building 3147 Research Drive State College, PA 16801

Wednesday, November, 6, 2019 Hosted by  Delaware Valley Trusts  Delaware Valley Trusts
719 Dresher Road Horsham, PA 19044


Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam

Registration is open!

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

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.