The National Recreation and Park Association's Playground Maintenance Course is a one-day (6.25 hour) educational course that covers the following topics – an overview of playground safety standards and guidelines, playground owner responsibilities and maintenance discussions on playground equipment, surfacing and site items.
How does this class differ from CPSI?
This is a one-day training that does not involve a test. The course will provide participants with an understanding of the most prevalent playground hazards and safe maintenance and repair practices. This course will train you on playground safety standards, playground owner responsibilities and will include maintenance and repair discussion on equipment, surfacing and site items.
Participants will receive a certificate upon completion of the Playground Maintenance Course from NRPA.
Who Should Enroll?
Professionals who should take the course include maintenance staff, recreation staff, university seniors and any individuals who are responsible for playgrounds.
What is included in the cost of the course?
Book, on-site training by a certified NRPA instructor, certificate of completion, and .6 CEU's
Fees associated with the course will vary by location and are based on instructor travel expenses and other associated costs.
Interested in hosting a training in your area?
Complete the request form below and APRA will schedule the instructor, set-up registrations, order books and make any payments related to the event.
What is required to host a training?
The minimum number of participants to run the course is 15 with a maximum of 30
Upcoming Maintenance Training Dates/Locations
Upcoming Certified Playground Safety Inspector Courses (CPSI)