2018 Playground Maintenance Workshop - Carlisle

2018 Playground Maintenance Workshop - Murrysville
Learn tips, techniques and procedures for maintaining safe playgrounds.

PRPS Member $70 
Non-member $85 
Full-time Students FREE
* Lunch is NOT included


According to the US Consumer Products Safety Commission, 200,000 children are treated annually for playground accidents. The National Playground Safety Institute of the National Recreation and Parks Association attributes 40% of those accidents to poor playground maintenance. By educating maintenance staff and administrators on issues and procedures unique to public playground and areas creates safer play environments for our children.

Playground Maintenance Workshops include hands-on exercises, idea exchange, and a site visit to a local playground. All information provided is the most up-to-date available. Handouts include:
Certified Public Safety Course (CPSC) “Handbook for Public Playground Safety”
National Recreation & Park Association (NRPA) “The Dirty Dozen Checklist”
Sample Inspection Forms
Listing of Playground-Related Websites

Parks and Public Works Maintenance Personnel
Operators and Caretakers of Playgrounds in Parks, Summer Camps, Day Camps, and Hotels/Resorts
Child Care Center Staff
School District Maintenance Personnel
Park Foremen
Park Superintendents
Park and Recreation Directors
School Administrators
Staff of Organizations such as: YMCA/YWCA, Head Start, Boys and Girls clubs, Neighborhood Associations

7:30 am - 8:00 am Registration
8:00 am - 12:00 pm Classroom Instruction
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch on own
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Classroom Instruction
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Playground Site Visit

Our Playground Maintenance Workshop instructors are top playground safety professionals. Each instructor has successfully completed a specialized instruction course to become qualified to teach this course. Our instructors are also certified by the National Playground Safety Institute as Certified Playground Safety Inspectors (CPSI). CPSI training is also available through the Pennsylvania Recreation & Park Society.

PRPS will refund your registration, less a $25 processing fee, if your cancellation is received in writing more than 10 business days prior to the event. No refunds will be given for cancellations occurring less than 10 business days prior to an event. Substitute attendees are welcomed in lieu of cancellations; please contact the PRPS office to arrange this.

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 the transaction.

8/30/2018 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Carlisle Parks & Recreation Department 415 Franklin Street Carlisle, PA 17013

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