Events


  • Money Matters

    Oct 24, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (ET)
    ​ Operating an efficient Park and Recreation Agency or even an individual facility or program requires the knowledge of sound business principles. Equip yourself with the knowledge necessary to make sound business decisions. The Money Matters workshop will focus on grants, budgets, cost recovery and more. See specific class descriptions for more information.  
    Lake Mary, FL, United States

  • Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course and Exam

    Nov 14 - 16, (ET)
    NRPA’s industry leading certification program in playground safety, the Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) Certification program will provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date training on playground safety issues including hazard identification, equipment specifications, surfacing requirements and risk management methods.
    Tampa, FL, United States

  • UF/IFAS Programs, Partnerships for All Ages

    Nov 28, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM (ET)
    IFAS programs offer a hands on approach to a variety of skills and knowledge that equip youth for the future and encourage adults to continue learning. This workshop will showcase popular programs and teach you how to implement these classes into your programming. 
    Largo, FL, United States

  • Southwest Turf Rodeo

    Dec 6, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM (ET)
    Think you can beat out other park professionals when it comes to lining a field? How about placing an egg on the top of a cone...with a backhoe? Try these or other skills at the Southwest Maintenance Workshop. Day includes skills round up stations, an educational session and lunch.
    North Fort Myers, FL, United States

  • Central Holiday Luncheon

    Dec 7, 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM (ET)
    Tampa, FL, United States

  • Southeast Holiday Luncheon

    Dec 13, 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM (ET)
    Sunrise, FL, United States

  • Optimizing External Resources

    Jan 10, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM (ET)
    Wellington, FL, United States

  • Joe Abrahams Academy for Leadership Excellence

    Jan 15 - 17, (ET)
    The Joe Abrahams Academy for Leadership Excellence is a two part-intensive academy that focuses on the professional who wants to advance into executive level leadership. This course is designed to not only equip you with the tools necessary for being a great leader, but to encourage you to explore your own qualities, goals and tendencies to determine what your path may be. The Abrahams Academy requires a commitment to the profession, your colleagues and yourself. 
    Haines City, FL, United States

  • Emerging Leaders Institute

    Jan 15 - 17, (ET)
    The Emerging Leaders Institute is for professionals new to supervisory positions who have demonstrated promise as a future leader in the field.  It is designed to expose participants to critical leadership skills in preparation for future leadership growth.  
    Haines City, FL, United States

  • Parks Management Institute

    Jan 29 - 30, (ET)
    The appropriate management of parks and other public areas by trained professionals is perhaps the first line of defense in the protection of these spaces and the appropriate use of them, in order to protect them for years to come.  FRPA’s Park Management Institute is an intensive and comprehensive learning journey appropriate for those responsible at the senior level leadership in the Parks area.  Content will span the history of parks in America, trends and issues facing our parks and natural areas, organizational frameworks, human resources management, as well as the more technical issues surrounding maintenance management systems, risk and safety, equipment, turf maintenance, field lining, courts, ground maintenance, and so much more.

  • Southeast Vendor Expo

    Feb 14, 10:23 AM - 10:23 AM (ET)
    Sunrise, FL, United States

  • Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course and Exam

    Feb 27 - Mar 1, (ET)
    NRPA’s industry leading certification program in playground safety, the Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) Certification program will provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date training on playground safety issues including hazard identification, equipment specifications, surfacing requirements and risk management methods.
    Winter Haven, FL, United States

  • Inclusion Mental Heath

    Mar 14, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM (ET)
    Alachua, FL, United States

  • Agency Summit

    Mar 28 - 29, (ET)
    Daytona Beach Shores, FL, United States

  • Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course and Exam

    May 22 - 24, (ET)
    NRPA’s industry leading certification program in playground safety, the Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) Certification program will provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date training on playground safety issues including hazard identification, equipment specifications, surfacing requirements and risk management methods.
    Sunrise, FL, United States

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