SPARK

Thursday, December 7, 2017, 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM ET

​SPARK sessions will connect parks and recreation professionals from different cities/counties who share similar job functions.  These meetings may incorporate site visits to introduce successful facilities, programs, or processes in the hosting agency. Participants will develop long-term professional partnerships.

(SW TURF RODEO will be held 8:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. note Reg. required to attend)

Lunch will be provided by Sarasota County Sports Commission

TOPICS: Athletic Field Scheduling & Usage

  • Scheduling utilizing technology
  • Usage vs maintenance
  • Online reservations user/practice/games/schedules
  • Outside users – non-primary users balancing for public use – Field scheduling priority

Athletic Turf Maintenance/Field Maintenance and tour

  • Partnerships – other’s challenges
  • Renovations and cultural practices
  • Daily maintenance and equipment
  • Capital Projects – lighting standards

The benefits of sports tourism

  • What does sports tourism look like in your community?
  • How sports tourism and the relationship with your Sports Commission benefit your agency
  • Sponsorships/Partnerships
  • Trends you are seeing sports tourism

 

Event is FREE but you must register as space is limited If you would like to attend, please email amber@frpa.org

Location

Twin Lakes Park
6700 Clark Road
Sarasota, 34241

Contact

Amber Bulloch
(850) 878-3221
amber@frpa.org