APRA Conference & Trade Show - Workshops & Tours

  • Friday, August 31, 2012
  • 8:00 AM - 12:15 PM
  • Talking Stick Resort, 9800 East Indian Bend Scottsdale, AZ 85256


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Tour fee includes the tour and transportation to and from the facility.
  • Workshop fee allows you to attend one, two, or all three 1:15 minute workshops.

Registration is closed
The 62nd Annual Conference and Trade Show - Workshops and Tours will be held at Talking Stick Resort.

The Kroc Corps Community Center Tour ~ Just $25!

The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center - Phoenix South Mountain
8:00 a.m.-11:15 p.m. (.16 CEUs - Approval Pending)
Click here to view the flyer.
Located on 16 acres, this magnificent state of the art Center stands as a beacon on a hill in the heart of the Phoenix South Mountain community. The Kroc Center is a safe and inviting place where our friendly staff (Kroc Krew) is excited to greet you and connect you with the myriad of opportunities and activities we offer in education, sports, faith, arts, recreation and life enrichment programs. The programs, as well as the facility, have been designed to stimulate the mind, body and spirit, to provide opportunity and hope, and to transform lives. Did we mention we have the largest indoor aquatic center in the state of Arizona?

Educational Workshops ~ All three for $45!

Just Get A Life
8:00-9:15 a.m. (.1 CEU)
“Overcoming negative attitudes at work”
This session will help you discover simple secrets to overcoming the lack of FUN at and AWAY from work. You will discover how investment in time for yourself doing things you enjoy will help bring a positive attitude to work and your home. If you want to go home from work happy, you need to show up happy!

  • Improve your health through your interests!
  • Don’t let others impact you with their attitudes!
  • Overcome being TOO BUSY!
Community Partnerships for Recreation
9:30-10:45 a.m. (.1 CEU)
“Your role in improving collaboration”
Understanding your community and ways to team up and promote recreation and leisure lifestyles without losing your identity is the focus on this session. The future of Parks and Recreation will be the ability to connection your community to improve the quality of life. Remember we are all in this together!

  • How to improve your image through promoting all opportunities!
  • Building bridges with non-profit and for profit businesses and service providers!
  • Understanding how leisure and recreation impacts our community health and well being!
People FIRST! Teamwork vs. Technology
11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. (.1 CEU)
“Win the communication game”
Recent employer responses say that Teamwork and getting along with co-workers and customers is the top two hiring values they are looking for in today’s new worker. Technology has moved down the line in needs since everyone is catching up. Discover how to build teamwork and communication across all ages!

  • Improving teamwork & problem solving skills!
  • Setting expectations for customer service!
  • Encourage “get to know you” connections among staff without the happy hour!

About our Presenter...

Todd Davis has perfected the heART of FUN to help people restore the value of TEAM, renew relationships and find fun and balance at and away from work.

35 years in the Field of Recreation. 29 years a visionary business owner of corporate recreation and team building.

Todd Davis
The Fun Coach
Team Play Event Solutions Inc.


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