Events


  • CPSI - In Person

    Jul 26 - 28, (ET)
    [Class is full - download and submit brochure linked below to be placed on a wait list] The Florida Recreation and Park Association on behalf of the National Recreation and Park Association is offering the Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) course and certification to properly train and certify you or your staff to recognize and prevent potential playground hazards. Courses are designed for park and recreation staff, school districts, child care facilities, health departments, landscape architects, playground manufactures, installers, contractors, insurance firms, home owner’s associations, and more. Registration Deadline: June 24, 2022 (or until course is full) Tentative Class Schedule: July 26, 2022 7:30 a.m. –8:00 a.m. Registration 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Class Instruction July 27, 2022 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Class Instruction July 28, 2022 8:30 a.m. –9:00 a.m. Exam Check-In 9:00 a.m. –11:00 a.m. Exam Course and Exam will be held at Tree Tops Park: Oakridge Hall: 3900 SW 100th Ave, Davie FL 33328 Registration deadline: June 24, 2022 Suggested Hotels Renaissance Fort Lauderdale West ask for Government rate of $123+ tax per night (954) 472-2252 Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fort Lauderdale Airport West $120-$140+tax per night (954) 585-7071 You will recieve your books and materials in the mail before the course.
    Davie, FL, United States

  • Therapeutic Recreation Institute

    Aug 27 - 29, (ET)
    Saturday, August 27, 2022 to Monday, August 28, 2022 at the Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, FL The Florida Recreation and Park Association is pleased to host the Annual Therapeutic Recreation Institute. The 2022 Institute will bring together professionals from across TR/RT service delivery areas for two and a half days of education and networking. Share best practices, generate new programming and treatment ideas, and explore ways we can work together to strengthen our profession. Presenters with a wide variety of expertise in mental health, physical rehab and community-based programming will provide a solid offering of CEUs that will inspire all attendees to return to their jobs with new ideas and tools for success. Sessions on Monday, August 31 will overlap with the annual FRPA State Conference and therefore TR Institute attendees are invited to take advantage of additional CEU opportunities being offered Monday afternoon. You are also invited to attend the Opening General Session. Registration fees include all educational sessions and CEU transcripts. Register before August 1st for the early bird registration rate.
    Orlando, FL, United States

  • Annual FRPA Conference

    Aug 29 - Sep 1, (ET)
    2022 Conference dates: August 29-September 1, 2022 Caribe Royale, Orlando, FL FRPA's Annual Conference is a yearly gathering of park and recreation professionals from throughout the state of Florida. The Conference features workshops and sessions curated to build the park and recreation professional's skill set. Presenters include professionals from aquatics, park administration, athletics, recreation, childcare, programming, park maintenance and more. General Sessions bring together the entire delegation to participate in a presentation given by professional speakers. A trade show and exhibit hall brings supply and service vendors to one place for face-to-face meetings with professionals. Throughout the week, delegates have opportunities to network with professionals from other agencies and exchange information for future contact. Each year, Conference features an evening social to enjoy each other's company and have fun. This year the theme is “Standing Tall Through It All”. To celebrate FRPA’s 80th anniversary, the theme incorporates the majestic oak as a traditional symbol of 80 years. As we recognize this anniversary, we also recognize the park and recreation profession that has stood the test of time, much like the oak tree; always steady and unwavering and providing comfort and stability in times of unrest.
    Orlando, FL, United States