APRA Events Calendar

Upcoming Events

    • Thursday, February 04, 2021
    • (UTC-07:00)
    • Thursday, March 04, 2021
    • (UTC-07:00)
    Register

     

    Certified Park and Recreation Professional

    Be ready! The CPRP Course is opening March 2021. 

    Register for 2021 CPRP Study Group, facilitated by Town of Cottonwood Parks and Recreation Manager and CPRP, Jak Teel. 

    You will be notified when specific course details are released from NRPA. 

    Have additional questions? Contact us: admin@azpra.or

    • Thursday, February 04, 2021
    • (UTC-07:00)
    • Thursday, March 04, 2021
    • (UTC-07:00)
    Register

     

    Certified Park and Recreation Executive

    Be ready! The CPRE Course is opening March 2021. 

    Register for 2021 CPRE Study Group, facilitated by City of Avondale Parks and Recreation Director and CPRE, Bryan Hughes.

    You will be notified when specific course details are released from NRPA. 

    Additional questions? Contact us: admin@azpra.or
    • Monday, March 01, 2021
    • (UTC-07:00)
    • Friday, December 31, 2021
    • (UTC-07:00)
    • On-Demand

    * A YEAR IN TECH *


    Author Beth Z, aka Your Nerdy Best Friend, is the chick you need when you want to know *IS* there an app for that.  Beth Z’s Nerd HQ will host her most popular programs every two months in 2021.

    February 26: Questions for a Pandemic World

    April 23: Tech Tools for Serious Self Care 

    June 25: Who Wants to Hack You and How to Stop Them

    August 27: 29 Tools to Create Cool Content for Social Media + Marketing

    October 22: Powered Productivity

    December 17: The Best Tech of 2021

      Come one, come all! These sessions are designed for professionals of all technological ability, from the entrepreneur who still sends handwritten invoices to the employees who act as everyone’s informal IT department.


      APRA Members purchase the entire year of On-Demand Courses for $10 per course or single courses (separate registration) for $15 each .

      Once registered you will receive a link to view the content for up to 60-days post recording date. 

      Due to the pandemic, APRA staff is working from home; therefore, all payments must be processed on-line using a credit card or P-Card at the time of registration. All event registrations must be paid in full with a credit card at the time of registration. Any registration without a valid method of payment at time of registration is considered incomplete and will be automatically removed from the event.


      • Monday, March 01, 2021
      • (UTC-07:00)
      • Friday, April 30, 2021
      • (UTC-07:00)
      • On-Demand

      ??  Questions for a Pandemic World  ??

      Join Beth Z, Your Nerdy Best Friend on-demand.

      Watch the Promo Video


      Questions for a Pandemic World


      Like the rest of the world, you’ve been dealing with the pandemic since March of 2020, but have you really learned how to deal with it? This session asks big questions about how you’re coping with today’s reality. Then Your Nerdy Best Friend, aka author Beth Z, will share tech tools and tips to answer YES to all the tough questions.


      A Sampling of The Big Questions:


        Are you truly communicating? Discover better tech for collaboration and communication with your team.

        Are you really listening? Identify tools that combat information overload.

        Are you able to focus? Try tech that helps you control distractions to get stuff done! 

        Are you taking things off your plate? Learn about automation tools and affordable outsourcing resources.


      After you pay a link will be sent to the email address used in the registration to access the on-demand video. 


      Due to the pandemic, APRA staff is working from home; therefore, all payments must be processed on-line using a credit card or P-Card at the time of registration. All event registrations must be paid in full with a credit card at the time of registration. Any registration without a valid method of payment at time of registration is considered incomplete and will be automatically removed from the event.

      Interested in purchasing the "Year In Tech" ALL ACCESS PASS?

      CLICK HERE

      • Thursday, March 04, 2021
      • (UTC-07:00)
      • Thursday, March 25, 2021
      • (UTC-07:00)
      • 4 sessions
      • Zoom
      • 16
      Registration is closed

      Annie Frisoli is back with another interactive experience! The L.I.T. Workshop is an interactive workshop series with a solid foundation of research, a framework of energy and engagement, and constructed with practical strategies to add to your professional toolkit. 


      What to Expect:

      • Four 90-minute small group workshops

      • Guided toolkit with 20 practical strategies to implement at agency

      • Interactive sessions with other epic professionals in the field

      • Lead trainer with over 10,000 hours of course facilitation


      Benefits:  

      • Insights around leadership strategies
      • Innovation techniques to implement around experience design
      • Functional assessments for teams with practical application
      • New network of professional contacts
      • Certificate of completion
      • LinkedIn profile certifications add-on

        Requirements for Participation:

        • Attend all four workshops

        • Zoom capabilities with both video and audio (computer is best)

        • Positive and open attitude

        • Interest in implementing toolkit strategies 1-2 hours outside of scheduled workshop each week


        The Zoom link for the L.I.T. Workshop series will come directly from your presenter, Annie Frisoli. 
        • Wednesday, March 10, 2021
        • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (UTC-07:00)
        • 99
        Register

        Education presented in partnership with the Florida Recreation & Park Association


        In this session, we will examine playground trends that create kid magnets; that facilitate multi-generational interaction, support physical activity or creative place-making environments that tell a community story and return economic impact to their communities. This session provides participants an understanding of the key components influencing the needs and desires of designers, planners and users in creating innovative play environments.  Participants will be able to utilize this knowledge to vision, plan and budget for implementing successful playground environments that best serve their communities well into the future. 

        Jill Moore and Jim Isaacs, Landscape Structures

        About Jill Moore: Jill Moore works with the LSI team to aid in adding user voice within product development and deliver accredited educational courses across the country. Jill has a specific focus on best design practices for multi-generational spaces, inclusive play environments, and universal design principals. During her lifetime, she has represented Team USA in wheelchair racing, swimming, and basketball on multiple occasions. Through her own lived experience, Jill shares how truly formative play is for all.

        This course is eligible for .1 CEUs

        Submit here electronically for CEU approval

        • Tuesday, March 16, 2021
        • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (UTC-07:00)
        • 98
        Register

        Education presented in partnership with the Florida Recreation & Park Association


        As someone needing to make changes within your organization, the challenge is to help and support people through these individual transitions, which can sometimes be intensely traumatic, and involve loss of power and prestige and even employment. The easier you can make this journey for people, the sooner your organization will benefit and the more likely you are to be successful.

        Gabriel Castillo, CPRP, Founder/CEO of RecStar Consulting 

        About Gabriel Castillo: A high energy, national speaker who combines education and entertainment to provide a memorable learning experience. Gabriel has spent twenty years coordinating operations, logistics and marketing for recreation programs, special events and sports leagues. He is active at the Regional, State and National levels with his leadership roles. Gabriel is a past graduate and extern for the NRPA Revenue Development School in Oglebay, West Virginia. He holds a B.S. in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Sciences from Texas A&M University and a M.S. in Recreation Administration from Aurora University. Gabriel is currently a Marketing Research Associate for the Tri-Town YMCA.

        This course is eligible for .1 CEUs

        Submit here electronically for CEU approval

        • Thursday, March 18, 2021
        • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (UTC-07:00)
        • Zoom
        • 95
        Register


        Ready for a professional growth deep dive? It's MORE than just a Book Club! 


        Join the newest APRA community and focus on building your skills, network, self-awareness and passion for the parks and recreation industry.

        Join us to: 

        • Team read a variety of on-trend professional development text
        • Watch relevant videos - (Tedx, TedTalks and YouTube Gurus)
        • Discover your personal learning, leadership, and communication styles
        • Spin the prize wheel for books and other free goodies!

        Registration closes 24 hours prior to each session

        Each forum has a limited number of "seats" so please register ASAP. You will receive the Zoom link and required password in your confirmation email. 

        The Book Club | Agenda
        • Icebreaker
        • Chapter Review - Orid Discussion Method
        • Open Discussion
        • Prize Wheel (as available)

        The Book Club | Facilitator

        Jeneea Jervay-Bush | Program Manager | At Any Age (A3) Fitness & Rec

        This course if FREE for members, $10 for non-members.

        Save on APRA education, build your professional network, and more by

        becoming an APRA member.

        • Thursday, March 25, 2021
        • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
        • 96
        Register

        Education presented in partnership with the Florida Recreation & Park Association


        Parks and recreation professionals are frequently tasked to develop innovative solutions to big community challenges. How do we as leaders develop and promote innovative behaviors among our employees and peers? This session will define the progression of innovative behaviors and offer tips on how you can inspire innovation among your team.

        Ryan Murphy, MA, MPS, CPRE, Emergency Management Officer (Training Specialist), Sarasota County Emergency Management

        About Ryan: Ryan Murphy serves as Policy and Strategic Initiatives Coordinator for Sarasota County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources. He has held multiple roles at Sarasota County since 2013 beginning as the county archaeologist then joining Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources in 2015 as a Parks Specialist. Prior to joining Sarasota County Ryan worked as an archaeologist performing cultural resource assessment surveys and as a museum curator for nearly ten years.  Ryan holds two master’s degrees; one in Humanities with a concentration in History and another in Organizational Leadership. He also holds two graduate certificates; one in Cognitive Archaeology and the other in Human Resource Management. In 2019 Ryan graduated from the FRPA Abrahams Academy and holds the Certified Parks and Recreation Professional (CPRP) designation from the National Recreation and Parks Association. In his free time Ryan enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children. They especially enjoy visiting parks and exploring with his family. He is also an avid sporting clays shooter and frequently participates in charity tournaments.

        This course is eligible for .1 CEUs

        Submit here electronically for CEU approval

        • Tuesday, April 13, 2021
        • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
        • 97
        Register

        Education presented in partnership with the Florida Recreation & Park Association


        Explore the current trends and techniques in digital marketing, social media, SEO, content and mobile trends. Learn how digital marketing can matter the most to you and your organization.

        Gabriel Castillo, CPRP, Founder/CEO of RecStar Consulting 

        About Gabriel Castillo: A high energy, national speaker who combines education and entertainment to provide a memorable learning experience. Gabriel has spent twenty years coordinating operations, logistics and marketing for recreation programs, special events and sports leagues. He is active at the Regional, State and National levels with his leadership roles. Gabriel is a past graduate and extern for the NRPA Revenue Development School in Oglebay, West Virginia. He holds a B.S. in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Sciences from Texas A&M University and a M.S. in Recreation Administration from Aurora University. Gabriel is currently a Marketing Research Associate for the Tri-Town YMCA.

        This course is eligible for .1 CEUs

        Submit here electronically for CEU approval

        • Wednesday, April 14, 2021
        • 8:00 AM (UTC-07:00)
        • Thursday, April 15, 2021
        • 5:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
        • Zoom
        • 12
        Register


        Information Security: 

        AFO candidates must register with a work or personal email address belonging to only them.  A generic "info@" or similar email address will not be supported. All communications, course links, and course exam results will be sent to the approved email addresss.  

        Our citizens depend on aquatic facilities to improve quality of life, promote community and encourage wellness. National certification is a mark of distinction and trust and signifies to the public that you are a serious professional in the field of aquatics and committed to providing the community with the highest level of service and professional excellence.

        BECOMING AN AFO

        The Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) program is designed for pool operators and management staff in aquatic facility operation and management. Certification can be achieved by passing the AFO Certification examination. The examination is fifty questions AFO examination, with a score of seventy-eight percent (78%) or better.


        Course Materials will be mailed to participants 2-3 weeks prior to the start of the course and will include: course manual, slide rule and handouts

        Important Information: 

        • Registration deadline is 30th day prior to course start date: March 15, 2021
        • Refund Requests: deadline is 45th day prior to course start date: February 28, 2021
        • Registration Transfer Requests: deadline is 45th day prior to the course start date: February 28, 2021 - requests must be submitted in writing to admin@azpra.org
        • Cancelation Requests: deadine is 90th day prior to course start date: January 14, 2021 
        • Refunds will not be processed after the date indicated.
        • Registration changes/transfers cannot be made after the date indicated.
        • No shows and last minute cancellations are responsible for full payment of registration, as APRA is required to provide a guaranteed number of participants in advance.
        • The Force Majeure Clause shall apply to all APRA event registrations.  No-show attendees who fail to attend scheduled course forfeit all paid tuition.
        • Thursday, April 15, 2021
        • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (UTC-07:00)
        • Zoom
        • 97
        Register


        Ready for a professional growth deep dive? It's MORE than just a Book Club! 


        Join the newest APRA community and focus on building your skills, network, self-awareness and passion for the parks and recreation industry.

        Join us to: 

        • Team read a variety of on-trend professional development text
        • Watch relevant videos - (Tedx, TedTalks and YouTube Gurus)
        • Discover your personal learning, leadership, and communication styles
        • Spin the prize wheel for books and other free goodies!

        Registration closes 24 hours prior to each session

        Each forum has a limited number of "seats" so please register ASAP. You will receive the Zoom link and required password in your confirmation email. 

        The Book Club | Agenda
        • Icebreaker
        • Chapter Review - Orid Discussion Method
        • Open Discussion
        • Prize Wheel (as available)

        The Book Club | Facilitator

        Jeneea Jervay-Bush | Program Manager | At Any Age (A3) Fitness & Rec

        This course if FREE for members, $10 for non-members.

        Save on APRA education, build your professional network, and more by

        becoming an APRA member.

        • Friday, April 23, 2021
        • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
        • Blended | Online & Virtual
        • 7
        Register

        The CPSI blended format combines self-paced online learning with 4 hours of live virtual instruction to prepare you for the CPSI examination.

        STEP 1: CPSI Online Prep Course
        • 12+ hours | self-paced, interactive | NRPA Online Learning Center 
        • 1.2 CEUs earned with completion
        • 24/7 Access for 180 days once account is created 

          STEP 2: Attend 4-hour Live Virtual Instruction

          • April 23, 2021 8:00am - 12:00pm
          • Via Zoom
          • 1.2 CEUs earned with completion of Prep Course and Virtual Instruction

            STEP 3: CPSI Exam

            • Schedule exam (both have strict requirements to follow)
            • Testing Facility: on-site | computer based
            • Remote: home or office | computer based - camera/mic required 
            • Access to schedule expires within 90 days

            Participants will receive separate emails from NRPA for each step indicated above; therefore, 

            • To safeguard privacy and ensure all information is communicated directly to the registered candidate, each email address provided must be specific to each registered candidate. Please do not use an info, general or admin email address.  
            • Details about accessing the virtual study and testing links via the virtual platform will be sent to the e-mail address used to register for the event.
            • Only one registration per email address is permitted.
            • Beginning August 2020 all event registrations must be paid in full with a credit card at the time of registration. Any registration without a valid method of payment at time of registration is considered incomplete and will be automatically removed from the event.

            RESOURCES

            • Course materials are mailed 6 weeks prior to course
            • CPSI Course Handbook will be linked in email update when materials are mailed 
            • 10 hours of prereading highly encouraged
            • Exam Content Outline will be included in course material mailing or via email 

            EXAM OPTIONS

            1. Computer-Based exam at a PSI testing facility
            2. Computer-Based exam from your home/office, proctored remotely by PSI staff 
            • In either setting, exam results are presented on screen upon completion of the exam
            • Detailed information regarding testing will be provided via email

            Important Information: 

            • Registration deadline is 30th day prior to course start date
            • Refund Requests: deadline is 45th day prior to course start date
            • Registration Transfer Requests: deadline is 45th day prior to the course start date. Requests must be submitted in writing to admin@azpra.org
            • Cancelation Requests: deadline is 90th day prior to course start date
            • Refunds will not be processed after the deadlines indicated above
            • Registration changes/transfers cannot be made after the date indicated above
            • No shows and last minute cancellations are responsible for full payment of registration, as APRA is required to provide a guaranteed number of participants in advance.
            Review: APRA's Cancellation and Refund Policy
            • Thursday, April 29, 2021
            • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
            • 98
            Register

            Education presented in partnership with the Florida Recreation & Park Association


            No matter whether it’s a new project, policy, park, or program you’re working on, getting people on board and working together is a key challenge that every professional must overcome in order to get things done. Learn how to proactively weave tactics that create consensus into your projects in order to avoid many of these challenges in the first place, as well as how to respond to resistance and conflict when it inevitably happens.

            Bobbi Nance, President, Recreation Results

            About Bobbi Nance: With over 10 years of experience working as a facilitator, trainer, and consultant, Bobbi Nance is the founder and President of Recreation Results LLC. Recognized as an industry leader in data and performance measurement, she partners with organizations across the country to use data, trends, and strategy to drive real change within teams whose mission it is to change the world. Before starting Recreation Results, Bobbi spent 15 years working in the field of parks and recreation in the areas of recreation programming, facility management, project management, data & analytics, and innovation.  It was there that she had the opportunity to build data-driven systems and innovation initiatives from the ground up, which were featured in national publications, resulted in the Havlick Award for Innovation in Local Government, and contributed to her organization's National Gold Medal Award.  Bobbi decided to put her unique strengths to work on a broader scale and is about to celebrate 3 years as a consultant, speaker, and most importantly for today’s topic - remote worker.

            This course is eligible for .1 CEUs

            Submit here electronically for CEU approval

            • Thursday, May 20, 2021
            • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (UTC-07:00)
            • Zoom
            • 97
            Register


            Ready for a professional growth deep dive? It's MORE than just a Book Club! 


            Join the newest APRA community and focus on building your skills, network, self-awareness and passion for the parks and recreation industry.

            Join us to: 

            • Team read a variety of on-trend professional development text
            • Watch relevant videos - (Tedx, TedTalks and YouTube Gurus)
            • Discover your personal learning, leadership, and communication styles
            • Spin the prize wheel for books and other free goodies!

            Registration closes 24 hours prior to each session

            Each forum has a limited number of "seats" so please register ASAP. You will receive the Zoom link and required password in your confirmation email. 

            The Book Club | Agenda
            • Icebreaker
            • Chapter Review - Orid Discussion Method
            • Open Discussion
            • Prize Wheel (as available)

            The Book Club | Facilitator

            Jeneea Jervay-Bush | Program Manager | At Any Age (A3) Fitness & Rec

            This course if FREE for members, $10 for non-members.

            Save on APRA education, build your professional network, and more by

            becoming an APRA member.

            • Thursday, May 27, 2021
            • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (UTC-07:00)
            • 97
            Register

            Education presented in partnership with the Florida Recreation & Park Association


            Are you a respected or a feared leader, it can be easy for your team to feel intimidated by you and want to go with your ideas? Want to be more positive and make sure you have time to invest in your team? When you’re ready to be more positive and give more praise to your team, there’s quite a few ways you can do so. These tactics give you a variety of good places to start whether you’re just starting to learn how to be more positive at work, or just want to tune up your approaches. In order to carry a positive action, we must develop here a positive vision. Dalai Lama

            Gabriel Castillo, CPRP, Founder/CEO of RecStar Consulting

            About Gabriel Castillo: A high energy, national speaker who combines education and entertainment to provide a memorable learning experience. Gabriel has spent twenty years coordinating operations, logistics and marketing for recreation programs, special events and sports leagues. He is active at the Regional, State and National levels with his leadership roles. Gabriel is a past graduate and extern for the NRPA Revenue Development School in Oglebay, West Virginia. He holds a B.S. in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Sciences from Texas A&M University and a M.S. in Recreation Administration from Aurora University. Gabriel is currently a Marketing Research Associate for the Tri-Town YMCA.

            This course is eligible for .1 CEUs

            Submit here electronically for CEU approval

            • Wednesday, June 16, 2021
            • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
            • Blended Online & Virtual
            • 18
            Register


            The National Recreation and Park Association offers the industry-leading certification program in playground safety, the Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) certification program. The CPSI certification program provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date training on playground safety issues including hazard identification, equipment specifications, surfacing requirements and risk management methods.

            STEP 1: CPSI Online Prep Course

            • 12+ hours | self-paced | NRPA Online Learning Center
            • 1.2 CEUs earned with completion
            • Access for 180 days

            STEP 2: Live Virtual Instruction

            • March 24, 2021 8:00am - 12:00pm
            • Via Zoom
            • 1.2 CEUs earned with completion of Prep Course and Virtual Instruction

            STEP 3: CPSI Exam

            • Schedule exam (both have strict requirements to follow)
              • Testing Facility: on-site | computer based
              • Remote: home or office | computer based - camera/mic required 
            • Access to schedule expires within 90 days
            Participants will receive seperate emails from NRPA for each step indicated above; therefore, 


            • To safeguard privacy and ensure all information is communicated directly to the registered candidate, each email address provided must be specific to each registered candidate. Please do not use an info, general or admin email address.  
            • Details about accessing the virtual study and testing links via the virtual platform will be sent to the e-mail address used to register for the event.
            • Only one registration per email address is permitted.
            • Beginning August 2020 all event registrations must be paid in full with a credit card at the time of registration. Any registration without a valid method of payment at time of registration is considered incomplete and will be automatically removed from the event. 

            COURSE DETAILS
            • 12 hours | interactive online learning with CPSI Prep Course 
            • 24/7 access to your Prep Course for 180 days after account set up
            • 4 hours | live virtual instruction with Q&A 

            STUDY RESOURCES

            • Course materials are mailed 6 weeks prior to course
            • CPSI Course Handbook will be linked in email update when materials are mailed 
            • Exam Content Outline will be included in course material mailings to guide study

            EXAM OPTIONS

            Candidates now have two options for taking the exam

            1. Computer-Based exam at a PSI testing facility
            2. Computer-Based exam from your home/office, proctored remotely by PSI staff 
            • In either setting, exam results are presented on screen upon completion of the exam
            • Detailed information regarding testing will be provided via email

            Important Information: 

              Important Information: 

              • Registration deadline is 30th day prior to course start date
              • Refund Requests: deadline is 45th day prior to course start date
              • Registration Transfer Requests: deadline is 45th day prior to the course start date. Requests must be submitted in writing to admin@azpra.org
              • Cancelation Requests: deadine is 90th day prior to course start date; submit in writing to admin@azpra.org
              • Refunds will not be processed after the deadline indicated above
              • Registration changes/transfers cannot be made after the date indicated above
              • No shows and last minute cancellations are responsible for full payment of registraion, as APRA is required to provide a guaranteed number of participants in advance.
              • The Force Majeure Clause shall apply to all APRA event registrations.  No-show attendees who fail to attend scheduled course forfeit all paid registration.
              • Review: APRA's Cancellation and Refund Policy
                • Thursday, June 17, 2021
                • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (UTC-07:00)
                • Zoom
                • 97
                Register


                Ready for a professional growth deep dive? It's MORE than just a Book Club! 


                Join the newest APRA community and focus on building your skills, network, self-awareness and passion for the parks and recreation industry.

                Join us to: 

                • Team read a variety of on-trend professional development text
                • Watch relevant videos - (Tedx, TedTalks and YouTube Gurus)
                • Discover your personal learning, leadership, and communication styles
                • Spin the prize wheel for books and other free goodies!

                Registration closes 24 hours prior to each session

                Each forum has a limited number of "seats" so please register ASAP. You will receive the Zoom link and required password in your confirmation email. 

                The Book Club | Agenda
                • Icebreaker
                • Chapter Review - Orid Discussion Method
                • Open Discussion
                • Prize Wheel (as available)

                The Book Club | Facilitator

                Jeneea Jervay-Bush | Program Manager | At Any Age (A3) Fitness & Rec

                This course if FREE for members, $10 for non-members.

                Save on APRA education, build your professional network, and more by

                becoming an APRA member.

                • Thursday, July 15, 2021
                • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (UTC-07:00)
                • Zoom
                • 98
                Register


                Ready for a professional growth deep dive? It's MORE than just a Book Club! 


                Join the newest APRA community and focus on building your skills, network, self-awareness and passion for the parks and recreation industry.

                Join us to: 

                • Team read a variety of on-trend professional development text
                • Watch relevant videos - (Tedx, TedTalks and YouTube Gurus)
                • Discover your personal learning, leadership, and communication styles
                • Spin the prize wheel for books and other free goodies!

                Registration closes 24 hours prior to each session

                Each forum has a limited number of "seats" so please register ASAP. You will receive the Zoom link and required password in your confirmation email. 

                The Book Club | Agenda
                • Icebreaker
                • Chapter Review - Orid Discussion Method
                • Open Discussion
                • Prize Wheel (as available)

                The Book Club | Facilitator

                Jeneea Jervay-Bush | Program Manager | At Any Age (A3) Fitness & Rec

                This course if FREE for members, $10 for non-members.

                Save on APRA education, build your professional network, and more by

                becoming an APRA member.

                • Wednesday, August 18, 2021
                • 8:00 AM (UTC-07:00)
                • Thursday, August 19, 2021
                • 5:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
                • Zoom
                • 20
                Register


                Information Security: 

                AFO candidates must register with a work or personal email address belonging to only them.  A generic "info@" or similar email address will not be supported. All communications, course links, and course exam results will be sent to the approved email addresss.  

                Our citizens depend on aquatic facilities to improve quality of life, promote community and encourage wellness. National certification is a mark of distinction and trust and signifies to the public that you are a serious professional in the field of aquatics and committed to providing the community with the highest level of service and professional excellence.

                BECOMING AN AFO

                The Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) program is designed for pool operators and management staff in aquatic facility operation and management. Certification can be achieved by passing the AFO Certification examination. The examination is fifty questions AFO examination, with a score of seventy-eight percent (78%) or better.


                Course Materials will be mailed to participants 2-3 weeks prior to the start of the course and will include: course manual, slide rule and handouts

                Important Information: 

                • Registration deadline is 30th day prior to course start date: July 12, 2021
                • Refund Requests: deadline is 45th day prior to course start date: June 28, 2021 
                • Registration Transfer Requests: deadline is 45th day prior to the course start date:  June 28, 2021  - requests must be submitted in writing to admin@azpra.org
                • Cancelation Requests: deadine is 90th day prior to course start date: May 14, 2021 
                • Registration changes/transfers cannot be made after the date indicated.
                • No shows and last minute cancellations are responsible for full payment of registration, as APRA is required to provide a guaranteed number of participants in advance. Refunds will not be processed after the date indicated.
                • The Force Majeure Clause shall apply to all APRA event registrations.  No-show attendees who fail to attend scheduled course forfeit all paid registration.
                • Thursday, August 19, 2021
                • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (UTC-07:00)
                • Zoom
                • 99
                Register


                Ready for a professional growth deep dive? It's MORE than just a Book Club! 


                Join the newest APRA community and focus on building your skills, network, self-awareness and passion for the parks and recreation industry.

                Join us to: 

                • Team read a variety of on-trend professional development text
                • Watch relevant videos - (Tedx, TedTalks and YouTube Gurus)
                • Discover your personal learning, leadership, and communication styles
                • Spin the prize wheel for books and other free goodies!

                Registration closes 24 hours prior to each session

                Each forum has a limited number of "seats" so please register ASAP. You will receive the Zoom link and required password in your confirmation email. 

                The Book Club | Agenda
                • Icebreaker
                • Chapter Review - Orid Discussion Method
                • Open Discussion
                • Prize Wheel (as available)

                The Book Club | Facilitator

                Jeneea Jervay-Bush | Program Manager | At Any Age (A3) Fitness & Rec

                This course if FREE for members, $10 for non-members.

                Save on APRA education, build your professional network, and more by

                becoming an APRA member.

                • Thursday, September 16, 2021
                • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (UTC-07:00)
                • Zoom
                • 99
                Register


                Ready for a professional growth deep dive? It's MORE than just a Book Club! 


                Join the newest APRA community and focus on building your skills, network, self-awareness and passion for the parks and recreation industry.

                Join us to: 

                • Team read a variety of on-trend professional development text
                • Watch relevant videos - (Tedx, TedTalks and YouTube Gurus)
                • Discover your personal learning, leadership, and communication styles
                • Spin the prize wheel for books and other free goodies!

                Registration closes 24 hours prior to each session

                Each forum has a limited number of "seats" so please register ASAP. You will receive the Zoom link and required password in your confirmation email. 

                The Book Club | Agenda
                • Icebreaker
                • Chapter Review - Orid Discussion Method
                • Open Discussion
                • Prize Wheel (as available)

                The Book Club | Facilitator

                Jeneea Jervay-Bush | Program Manager | At Any Age (A3) Fitness & Rec

                This course if FREE for members, $10 for non-members.

                Save on APRA education, build your professional network, and more by

                becoming an APRA member.

                • Tuesday, September 21, 2021
                • (UTC-07:00)
                • Friday, September 24, 2021
                • (UTC-07:00)
                • Nashville Convention Center - Nashville, TN


                • Thursday, September 23, 2021
                • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM (UTC-07:00)
                • Virtual via Zoom
                • 40
                Register

                Join the growing Arizona roster of Certified Youth Sports Administrators! 

                The Academy for Youth Sports Administrators is a comprehensive certification program that offers cutting-edge information on critical topics for professional youth sports administrators today. 


                Take part in the LIVE 3-hour Webinar, followed by completion of the Online Academy to earn the distinction of Certified Youth Sports Administrator. 

                The sports academy workshop is approved for .5 CEU's 

                Important Information: 

                Registration deadline is 30th day prior to course start date: August 23, 2021

                Refund Requests: deadline is 45th day prior to course start date: August 9, 2021 

                Registration Transfer Requests: deadline is 45th day prior to the course start date:  August 9, 2021 - Requests must be submitted in writing to admin@azpra.org

                Cancelation Requests: deadine is 90th day prior to course start date: June 25, 2021 

                • Refunds will not be processed after the date indicated above.
                • Registration changes/transfers cannot be made after the date indicated above.
                • No shows and last minute cancellations are responsible for full payment of registraion, as APRA is required to provide a guaranteed number of participants in advance.
                • The Force Majeure Clause shall apply to all APRA event registrations.  No-show attendees who fail to attend scheduled course forfeit all paid registrations.
                • Thursday, October 21, 2021
                • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (UTC-07:00)
                • Zoom
                • 99
                Register


                Ready for a professional growth deep dive? It's MORE than just a Book Club! 


                Join the newest APRA community and focus on building your skills, network, self-awareness and passion for the parks and recreation industry.

                Join us to: 

                • Team read a variety of on-trend professional development text
                • Watch relevant videos - (Tedx, TedTalks and YouTube Gurus)
                • Discover your personal learning, leadership, and communication styles
                • Spin the prize wheel for books and other free goodies!

                Registration closes 24 hours prior to each session

                Each forum has a limited number of "seats" so please register ASAP. You will receive the Zoom link and required password in your confirmation email. 

                The Book Club | Agenda
                • Icebreaker
                • Chapter Review - Orid Discussion Method
                • Open Discussion
                • Prize Wheel (as available)

                The Book Club | Facilitator

                Jeneea Jervay-Bush | Program Manager | At Any Age (A3) Fitness & Rec

                This course if FREE for members, $10 for non-members.

                Save on APRA education, build your professional network, and more by

                becoming an APRA member.

                • Monday, November 01, 2021
                • 7:00 AM (UTC-07:00)
                • Wednesday, November 03, 2021
                • 4:00 PM (UTC-07:00)
                • We-Ko-Pa Resort & Spa | 10438 WeKoPa Way | Fort McDowell Az 85264

                wEkOpA RESORT AND CONFERENCE CENTER

                NOVEMBER 1-3, 2021


                • Thursday, November 18, 2021
                • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (UTC-07:00)
                • Zoom
                • 99
                Register


                Ready for a professional growth deep dive? It's MORE than just a Book Club! 


                Join the newest APRA community and focus on building your skills, network, self-awareness and passion for the parks and recreation industry.

                Join us to: 

                • Team read a variety of on-trend professional development text
                • Watch relevant videos - (Tedx, TedTalks and YouTube Gurus)
                • Discover your personal learning, leadership, and communication styles
                • Spin the prize wheel for books and other free goodies!

                Registration closes 24 hours prior to each session

                Each forum has a limited number of "seats" so please register ASAP. You will receive the Zoom link and required password in your confirmation email. 

                The Book Club | Agenda
                • Icebreaker
                • Chapter Review - Orid Discussion Method
                • Open Discussion
                • Prize Wheel (as available)

                The Book Club | Facilitator

                Jeneea Jervay-Bush | Program Manager | At Any Age (A3) Fitness & Rec

                This course if FREE for members, $10 for non-members.

                Save on APRA education, build your professional network, and more by

                becoming an APRA member.

                • Thursday, December 16, 2021
                • 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM (UTC-07:00)
                • Zoom
                • 99
                Register


                Ready for a professional growth deep dive? It's MORE than just a Book Club! 


                Join the newest APRA community and focus on building your skills, network, self-awareness and passion for the parks and recreation industry.

                Join us to: 

                • Team read a variety of on-trend professional development text
                • Watch relevant videos - (Tedx, TedTalks and YouTube Gurus)
                • Discover your personal learning, leadership, and communication styles
                • Spin the prize wheel for books and other free goodies!

                Registration closes 24 hours prior to each session

                Each forum has a limited number of "seats" so please register ASAP. You will receive the Zoom link and required password in your confirmation email. 

                The Book Club | Agenda
                • Icebreaker
                • Chapter Review - Orid Discussion Method
                • Open Discussion
                • Prize Wheel (as available)

                The Book Club | Facilitator

                Jeneea Jervay-Bush | Program Manager | At Any Age (A3) Fitness & Rec

                This course if FREE for members, $10 for non-members.

                Save on APRA education, build your professional network, and more by

                becoming an APRA member.

                • Tuesday, September 20, 2022
                • (UTC-07:00)
                • Friday, September 23, 2022
                • (UTC-07:00)
                • Phoenix Convention Center - Phoenix, AZ


                • Tuesday, October 10, 2023
                • (UTC-07:00)
                • Thursday, October 12, 2023
                • (UTC-07:00)
                • Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center Dallas, TX


              Past events

              Wednesday, February 24, 2021 Drama Queens, Narcissists, Blamers...Oh My! | Virtual
              Tuesday, February 23, 2021 Special Events Forum | Easter Edition!
              Thursday, February 18, 2021 The Book Club
              Thursday, February 18, 2021 Senior Programming Forum
              Wednesday, February 17, 2021 Great Customer Service is Not Enough | Virtual
              Thursday, February 11, 2021 Certified Youth Sports Administrator Course
              Tuesday, February 09, 2021 Top 7 Secrets to Writing Performance Evaluations | Virtual
              Thursday, January 28, 2021 The Book Club
              Thursday, January 28, 2021 Everybody Plays: A Best Practice Guide to Multigenerational Design | Virtual
              Thursday, January 28, 2021 Park Ranger Forum - Trails
              Wednesday, January 27, 2021 Virtual Experience Design
              Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Aquatics Roundtable
              Thursday, January 21, 2021 Jumpstart 2021: New Year, Enhanced YOU! | Virtual
              Wednesday, January 20, 2021 CYSA Forum
              Wednesday, January 20, 2021 Identifying the Rereation Leaders' Role In Bullying Prevention | Virtual
              Wednesday, January 13, 2021 East Region Monthly Meeting
              Wednesday, January 13, 2021 Understanding Staff Engagement & Performance | Virtual
              Tuesday, January 12, 2021 Senior Programming Forum
              Wednesday, December 30, 2020 The Book Club
              Friday, December 18, 2020 North Region Monthly Coffee Chat
              Wednesday, December 16, 2020 Southern Region Monthly Meeting
              Wednesday, December 16, 2020 Central Region Monthly Meeting
              Tuesday, December 15, 2020 TEST Transaction for new payment system
              Thursday, December 10, 2020 The Book Club
              Thursday, December 03, 2020 Women in Parks and Recreation Forum (WiPaR)
              Wednesday, November 25, 2020 Southern Region Monthly Meeting
              Friday, November 20, 2020 North Region Monthly Coffee Chat
              Thursday, November 19, 2020 The Book Club
              Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Emerging Leaders Workshop (ELW)
              Tuesday, November 10, 2020 West Region Monthly Meeting
              Tuesday, November 10, 2020 Aquatic Maintenance Forum
              Thursday, November 05, 2020 Sports Forum III - Tournaments
              Wednesday, November 04, 2020 Special Events Forum - VI
              Monday, November 02, 2020 AFO Virtual Exam (retest)
              Friday, October 23, 2020 North Region Monthly Coffee Chat
              Thursday, October 22, 2020 The Book Club
              Thursday, October 22, 2020 Park Ranger Forum II
              Wednesday, October 21, 2020 Southern Region Monthly Meeting
              Wednesday, October 21, 2020 Senior Programming Forum
              Wednesday, October 21, 2020 CYSA Forum
              Tuesday, October 20, 2020 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course - October 2020
              Thursday, October 15, 2020 K-9 Safety Assessment Course
              Wednesday, October 14, 2020 Central Region Monthly Meeting
              Thursday, September 24, 2020 Park Ranger Forum
              Tuesday, September 22, 2020 Sports Forum II - Field Allocations
              Tuesday, September 22, 2020 Special Events Forum - V
              Monday, September 21, 2020 CPO Interest List (Certified Pool Operator)
              Friday, September 18, 2020 North Region Monthly Coffee Chat
              Friday, September 18, 2020 CPRP Interest List
              Thursday, August 20, 2020 Adult Sports Forum IV
              Wednesday, August 19, 2020 Youth Sports Forum III
              Tuesday, August 11, 2020 2020 Exhibit Hall Vendor Booth Staff
              Tuesday, August 11, 2020 2020 APRA Virtual Conference
              Friday, August 07, 2020 AFO Virtual Exam
              Thursday, July 30, 2020 AFO Exam - Access Restricted by Code
              Thursday, July 16, 2020 Adult Sports Forum III
              Wednesday, July 08, 2020 Aquatic Facility Operator Course - Virtual
              Thursday, June 18, 2020 Adult Sports Forum
              Wednesday, June 17, 2020 Youth Sports Forum II
              Tuesday, June 16, 2020 Aquatics Forum - June 16
              Thursday, June 11, 2020 Sports Forum
              Tuesday, June 09, 2020 Aquatic Facility Operator Course & Exam - June 2020 (new date)
              Thursday, June 04, 2020 Facilities Forum VI - Virtual
              Tuesday, June 02, 2020 Aquatics Forum - June 2
              Thursday, May 28, 2020 Facilities Forum V - Virtual
              Tuesday, May 26, 2020 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course - May 2020 (new date)
              Thursday, May 21, 2020 Virtual Director's Roundtable
              Thursday, May 21, 2020 eGaming Forum - Part I | In-House DIY
              Thursday, May 21, 2020 Facilities Forum IV - Virtual
              Tuesday, May 19, 2020 eGaming Forum - Part II | Contracted
              Thursday, May 14, 2020 Facilities Forum III - Virtual
              Tuesday, May 12, 2020 Aquatics Forum - May 12
              Thursday, May 07, 2020 Facilities Forum II - Virtual
              Wednesday, May 06, 2020 Special Events Forum II - Virtual
              Tuesday, May 05, 2020 Virtual Event Quandaries? Join Us.
              Tuesday, May 05, 2020 Aquatics Forum
              Tuesday, April 28, 2020 Aquatics Forum
              Tuesday, April 21, 2020 Aquatics Forum - Virtual
              Thursday, April 16, 2020 Facilities Forum - Virtual
              Wednesday, April 15, 2020 Special Events Forum - Virtual
              Tuesday, April 14, 2020 Aquatics Forum - Virtual
              Tuesday, April 07, 2020 Aquatics Forum - Virtual
              Thursday, April 02, 2020 Virtual Director's Roundtable
              Wednesday, April 01, 2020 Conference Bundle Registrations
              Thursday, March 26, 2020 Virtual Director's Roundtable
              Friday, February 28, 2020 SPARC Conference 2020
              Friday, February 28, 2020 SPARC Sponsorship 2020
              Tuesday, February 11, 2020 L.E.A.D. - Leadership II Certification (full course)
              Thursday, January 30, 2020 APRA Board of Directors Meeting - Incoming Officer Training
              Tuesday, January 21, 2020 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course - January 2020
              Friday, January 10, 2020 CPSI Prep Course
              Tuesday, December 24, 2019 APRA Office Holiday Break
              Thursday, December 19, 2019 Program Committee Meeting
              Saturday, December 14, 2019 Hike for Hops 2019
              Tuesday, December 10, 2019 2019 Facility Roundtable - Casa Grande
              Tuesday, December 10, 2019 L.E.A.D. I: Session 4 - Don't Overreact, But Don't Underreact (individual course registration)
              Thursday, November 28, 2019 Membership Committee Meeting
              Thursday, November 28, 2019 Thanksgiving Break
              Thursday, November 21, 2019 Program Committee Meeting
              Saturday, November 16, 2019 Phoenix Summit Challenge/U-Rock Festival
              Tuesday, November 12, 2019 L.E.A.D. I: Session 3 - The Art of Leadership vs. The Science of Management (individual course registration)
              Sunday, November 10, 2019 Adaptive Sports USA National Conference
              Saturday, November 09, 2019 PSC - Bag Pick Up
              Thursday, October 24, 2019 Membership Committee Meeting
              Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Certified Youth Sports Administrator Certification Workshop
              Tuesday, October 22, 2019 Fall 2019 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course
              Thursday, October 17, 2019 Program Committee Meeting
              Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Marketing Roundtable: Balancing Marketing & Friendship
              Thursday, October 10, 2019 NRPA Playground Maintenance Training - Page
              Tuesday, October 08, 2019 L.E.A.D. I: Session 2 - Establish Yourself as a Leader (individual course registration)
              Thursday, September 26, 2019 Membership Committee Meeting
              Tuesday, September 24, 2019 2019 NRPA Conference
              Thursday, September 19, 2019 Program Committee Meeting
              Thursday, September 19, 2019 Youth Sports Roundtable
              Tuesday, September 17, 2019 NRPA Playground Maintenance Training - Florence
              Tuesday, September 17, 2019 CEU - OnSite Purchase
              Thursday, September 12, 2019 NRPA Playground Maintenance Training - Show Low
              Tuesday, September 10, 2019 L.E.A.D. - Leadership I Certification (full course)
              Thursday, September 05, 2019 APRA Professional Development Sponsorships
              Monday, August 26, 2019 Professional Development Sponsorships
              Friday, August 23, 2019 APRA Board of Directors Meeting
              Wednesday, August 21, 2019 2019 APRA Annual Awards Banquet
              Tuesday, August 20, 2019 Marketing BadAZ - Marketing and Branding Workshop
              Tuesday, August 20, 2019 69th Annual APRA Golf Tournament Fundraiser
              Tuesday, August 20, 2019 2019 APRA Annual Conference Non-Member Registrations
              Tuesday, August 20, 2019 2019 APRA Annual Conference - Member Registrations
              Tuesday, August 20, 2019 2019 APRA Annual Conference
              Tuesday, August 20, 2019 2019 Exhibit Hall Booth Space + Sponsorship Registrations
              Tuesday, August 20, 2019 2019 Conference Speaker Registration
              Tuesday, August 20, 2019 On-Site Conference Registrations
              Monday, August 19, 2019 Conference Volunteer - name tags only
              Monday, July 29, 2019 Conference Committee final meeting and walk-through
              Thursday, July 25, 2019 Membership Committee Meeting
              Thursday, July 18, 2019 Laser Tag Social!
              Thursday, July 18, 2019 Program Committee Meeting
              Friday, July 12, 2019 NRPA Playground Maintenance Training - Prescott
              Thursday, June 27, 2019 Membership Committee Meeting
              Thursday, June 20, 2019 Program Committee Meeting
              Monday, June 17, 2019 CPO Interest List Only! (Certified Pool Operator)
              Friday, June 14, 2019 Free K9 First Aid Course
              Wednesday, June 05, 2019 Leadership Certification Course Promotional Webinar
              Thursday, May 23, 2019 The Art of Thriving
              Thursday, May 23, 2019 Membership Committee Meeting
              Thursday, May 16, 2019 Program Committee Meeting
              Friday, May 10, 2019 Board of Directors Meeting (in-person)
              Friday, May 10, 2019 NRPA Playground Maintenance Training - Sierra Vista
              Thursday, May 02, 2019 Cinco de Mayo Warm Up Social
              Thursday, May 02, 2019 NRPA Playground Maintenance Training - MESA
              Thursday, April 25, 2019 Membership Committee Meeting "Snacky Hour"
              Wednesday, April 24, 2019 Drowning Prevention & Training
              Thursday, April 18, 2019 Program Committee Meeting
              Tuesday, April 16, 2019 Youth and Teen Program Managers Round Table
              Friday, April 12, 2019 APRA West Side Social
              Friday, April 12, 2019 Emerging Leaders Workshop 2019
              Thursday, April 11, 2019 USTA Tennis Workshop
              Thursday, April 11, 2019 Special Events Roundtable
              Tuesday, April 09, 2019 Be Intentional: 9 Strategies for Relentlessly Pursuing Personal & Professional Success (Webinar)
              Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Master Class in Cost Recovery
              Tuesday, March 26, 2019 Aquatic Facility Operator Course & Exam - Spring 2019
              Thursday, March 21, 2019 Program Committee Meeting
              Wednesday, March 20, 2019 Women Leading Government Happy Hour "Midfulness, Mingling & Munchies"
              Friday, March 15, 2019 SPARK Agency/Business Networking Lunch
              Friday, March 15, 2019 SPARK Sponsorship
              Friday, March 15, 2019 SPARK Conference 2019
              Tuesday, March 05, 2019 Spring 2019 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course
              Thursday, February 28, 2019 New Year - New Friends APRA Social
              Thursday, February 21, 2019 Program Committee Meeting
              Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Active Net Regional User Group Meeting
              Wednesday, February 13, 2019 Environmental Day at the Capitol 2019
              Tuesday, February 12, 2019 2019 Conference Committee Meeting
              Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Goal Setting and Vision Board Workshop
              Friday, January 25, 2019 APRA Board Orientation
              Tuesday, January 22, 2019 CAZCA Speaker Series: Globe Chamomile the Looming Invasive
              Thursday, January 17, 2019 Program Committee Meeting
              Tuesday, January 15, 2019 Introduction to Overdose Prevention
              Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Volunteer Lobby/Workshop
              Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Facility Roundtable
              Thursday, December 06, 2018 Canine Outreach & Mental Health
              Friday, November 30, 2018 APRA Board of Directors Meeting
              Saturday, November 17, 2018 Maricopa Trail Dedication and Groundbreaking
              Saturday, November 17, 2018 Phoenix Summit Challenge
              Friday, October 26, 2018 Strategic Planning Retreat
              Wednesday, October 10, 2018 AZ Youth Sports Roundtable
              Tuesday, September 25, 2018 2018 NRPA Conference
              Saturday, September 22, 2018 National Public Lands Day
              Friday, September 07, 2018 APRA Board of Directors Meeting
              Wednesday, August 01, 2018 APRA Board Member and Committee Volunteers Recruitment Period
              Thursday, July 26, 2018 APRA Board of Directors Meeting
              Wednesday, July 25, 2018 2018 APRA Annual Awards Banquet
              Tuesday, July 24, 2018 On-Site Registrations Conference Registrations
              Tuesday, July 24, 2018 2018 Conference Speaker Registration
              Monday, July 23, 2018 Customer Experience By Design (Pre-Conference Workshop)
              Monday, July 23, 2018 Certified Youth Sports Administrator Certification Workshop
              Monday, July 23, 2018 Marketing BadAZ - Marketing and Branding Workshop
              Monday, July 23, 2018 2018 Annual APRA Golf Tournament Fundraiser
              Monday, July 23, 2018 2018 APRA Annual Conference - Member Registrations
              Monday, July 23, 2018 2018 APRA Annual Conference Non-Member Registrations
              Monday, July 23, 2018 2018 APRA Conference Sponsorships
              Sunday, July 22, 2018 2018 Exhibit Hall Booth Space
              Thursday, June 21, 2018 World's Largest Swim Lesson
              Wednesday, June 20, 2018 "The Great Outdoors" - Trails, Maintenance and Customer Service
              Friday, June 01, 2018 Promo Webinar for upcoming NAYS/CYSA workshop
              Thursday, May 24, 2018 Situational Violence Training in cooperation with Mesa PD
              Saturday, May 12, 2018 Frontline FUNdamentals
              Friday, May 11, 2018 APRA Board of Directors Meeting
              Friday, May 04, 2018 Arid Lands Symposium: Integrating Research into Action
              Friday, April 27, 2018 "The Great Outdoors" - Trails, Maintenance and Customer Service
              Thursday, April 26, 2018 Emerging Leaders Workshop 2018
              Thursday, April 19, 2018 Cinco de Mayo Warm Up Social
              Thursday, April 19, 2018 Central Region Meeting
              Friday, April 13, 2018 CPRP Study Group
              Tuesday, April 03, 2018 Aquatic Facility Operator Course & Exam
              Tuesday, March 27, 2018 A Reading of "The Sonoran Desert: A Literary Field Guide"
              Tuesday, March 13, 2018 APRA Conference Committee Meeting
              Tuesday, March 06, 2018 March 2018 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam
              Friday, March 02, 2018 Kickball Kick-off Party
              Tuesday, February 27, 2018 CAZCA Speaker Series
              Tuesday, February 27, 2018 Magazine Submittal Deadline
              Friday, February 23, 2018 SPARKS - Conference Sponsorship
              Friday, February 23, 2018 SPARKS - 2nd annual Conference
              Thursday, February 15, 2018 "The Great Outdoors" - Trails, Maintenance and Customer Service
              Friday, February 09, 2018 February CPRP Cetification Promotion
              Wednesday, February 07, 2018 Environmental Day at the Capitol 2018
              Saturday, February 03, 2018 4th Annual APRA "Hike for Hops" Event
              Saturday, January 27, 2018 National Trail Trek 2018
              Friday, January 26, 2018 APRA Board of Directors Meeting
              Friday, December 22, 2017 APRA Office Holiday Closure 12/22/17 - 1/1/18
              Friday, December 15, 2017 Volunteer Lobby/Advocacy Workshop
              Monday, December 11, 2017 Pool & Spa Safety Checklist Program - Drowning Prevention Coalition of AZ
              Friday, December 08, 2017 APRA Board of Directors Meeting - South Region
              Thursday, December 07, 2017 LUNCH AND LEARN - Every Kid (and adult) in the park: Getting out to Arizona National Parks Service Sites
              Thursday, November 09, 2017 Electric Bicycles: A Primer on the Technology & Land Manager Tools
              Thursday, November 09, 2017 Granite Mountain Hotshot Memorial State Park Personal Tour
              Saturday, October 28, 2017 Music in the Mountains
              Tuesday, October 24, 2017 October 2017 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam
              Saturday, October 21, 2017 Gilbert Parks Foundation Lakeside Luau
              Saturday, October 21, 2017 Trail Skills Institute Sessions
              Thursday, October 19, 2017 American Trails Webinar for October: Trail User Counting
              Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Ranger Planning Committee Meeting
              Monday, October 02, 2017 Vendor Committee Meeting
              Wednesday, September 13, 2017 Ranger Training Committee Meeting
              Friday, August 11, 2017 APRA Board of Directors Meeting
              Thursday, August 10, 2017 Reverse Trade Show at the APRA Conference
              Wednesday, August 09, 2017 2017 Conference Additional Awards Dinner Tickets
              Wednesday, August 09, 2017 2017 Conference Speaker Registration
              Tuesday, August 08, 2017 CAPRA Visitor Training
              Tuesday, August 08, 2017 67th Annual APRA Golf Tournament
              Tuesday, August 08, 2017 Vendor Additional Badge Request
              Tuesday, August 08, 2017 2017 APRA Annual Conference Non-Member Registrations
              Tuesday, August 08, 2017 2017 APRA Annual Conference - Member Registrations
              Tuesday, August 08, 2017 2017 Exhibit Hall Booth Space
              Saturday, July 22, 2017 2017 APRA Swimmer's Classic
              Thursday, July 13, 2017 How Urban Forests in Parks Can Improve Health, Raise Propoerty Values and Provide Recreation
              Sunday, June 25, 2017 Ultimate Lifeguard Challenge 2017
              Thursday, June 08, 2017 Innovation Lab, Austin: New Ideas for Connecting Kids of All Ages to Nature
              Thursday, May 25, 2017 Conservation Alliance Speaker Series - Fracture Zone: Making Loss Visble
              Wednesday, May 17, 2017 North Region Mixer
              Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Accessibility Training Workshop
              Thursday, May 11, 2017 NRPA Webinar - Park Metrics: Embracing Agency Performance Data to Better Serve Your Community
              Saturday, May 06, 2017 2017 APRA Annual Awards Nomination Late Deadline
              Wednesday, May 03, 2017 Keep Your Playground Compliant and Fun! - Afternoon Session
              Wednesday, May 03, 2017 Keep Your Playground Compliant and Fun! - Morning Session
              Thursday, April 27, 2017 Cinco de Mayo Warm Up
              Thursday, April 27, 2017 Emerging Leaders Workshop
              Friday, April 21, 2017 APRA Board of Directors Meeting - West Region
              Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Central Region Meeting
              Monday, April 17, 2017 Boards and Commissions Roundtable (not just for board members!)
              Thursday, April 13, 2017 Prepare for Summer: Innovative Learn to Swim Programs
              Thursday, April 13, 2017 Library Roundtable Discussion
              Thursday, April 13, 2017 Playground Maintenance and Risk Workshop - South
              Friday, April 07, 2017 SPARKS - 1st Annual Conference Sponsorship
              Friday, April 07, 2017 SPARKS - 1st annual Conference
              Tuesday, April 04, 2017 Certified Pool Operators Course (National Certification)
              Friday, March 31, 2017 Arizona Aquatics Seminar
              Thursday, March 30, 2017 What Teens Want - Creative Ways to Enhance Teen Programming
              Thursday, March 23, 2017 Conservation Volunteerism & Community Connectivity: A study of the McDowell Sonoran Conservancy
              Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam
              Saturday, March 11, 2017 2017 MOVE Across Two Ranges Hiking Challenge
              Friday, March 10, 2017 "So Your Local Park Foundation Needs a Strong Individual Giving Campaign"
              Thursday, March 09, 2017 Green Infrastructure in Parks Playbook: featuring Robert Goo from US EPA
              Thursday, March 09, 2017 You Got Class? The Do's and Don'ts of Leisure Classes
              Wednesday, March 08, 2017 Playground Maintenance and Risk Workshop - North- CANCELLED
              Wednesday, March 08, 2017 The Role of P&R Agencies in Youth Sports Concussion Campaign
              Saturday, February 25, 2017 3rd Annual APRA "Hike for Hops" Event
              Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Environmental Day at the Capitol
              Tuesday, February 07, 2017 Aquatic Facility Operator Course & Exam
              Thursday, February 02, 2017 Library Roundtable Discussion
              Wednesday, February 01, 2017 APRA Annual Golf Tournament Sponsorship
              Tuesday, January 31, 2017 APRA Sports Round Table
              Friday, January 20, 2017 APRA Board of Directors Meeting
              Tuesday, December 20, 2016 Volunteer Lobby/Advocacy Workshops
              Friday, December 09, 2016 APRA Board of Directors Meeting
              Wednesday, December 07, 2016 Beer and Wine, How to Avoid Event Hangover!
              Tuesday, December 06, 2016 Playground Maintenance and Risk Workshop
              Tuesday, December 06, 2016 What to learn about the CYSA Certification?
              Thursday, December 01, 2016 2017 APRA Annual Awards Nomination Early Deadline
              Wednesday, November 30, 2016 Free Webinar on Green Infrastructure, Parks and Equity
              Wednesday, November 30, 2016 Granite Mountain Hotshot Memorial Site Opens
              Friday, November 18, 2016 The 2016 Election: What it Means for Parks and Recreation
              Thursday, November 17, 2016 Library Roundtable Discussion
              Monday, November 14, 2016 What to learn about the CYSA Certification?
              Monday, November 14, 2016 Grant Management Class - "Learn to stay in compliance and keep the money"
              Saturday, November 12, 2016 Phoenix Summit Challenge and URock After Party
              Monday, November 07, 2016 Grant Guidance Workshop - "Learn where to find the grants and how to get them"
              Thursday, November 03, 2016 Next Generation Leadership Conference
              Thursday, October 27, 2016 LWCF Grant and Grant Policy Change Workshop
              Tuesday, October 25, 2016 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam
              Tuesday, October 18, 2016 North Region Meeting and Networking Mixer
              Tuesday, October 18, 2016 Certified Pool Operators Course (National Certification)-CANCELLED
              Friday, October 14, 2016 APRA Regional Board of Directors Meeting
              Friday, October 14, 2016 Pokemon Discussion Forum
              Wednesday, October 05, 2016 National Recreation and Parks Association Conference
              Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Annual Aquatic Symposium hosted by City of Tempe
              Tuesday, August 09, 2016 66th Annual APRA Conference On-Site Registration
              Saturday, July 23, 2016 2016 APRA Swimmer's Classic
              Monday, July 11, 2016 Conference Committee Meeting
              Saturday, July 09, 2016 (copy) Wilderness First Aid
              Sunday, June 26, 2016 Ultimate Lifeguard Challenge 2016
              Thursday, June 16, 2016 Emergency Planning Presented by NRPA’s Administrators Network
              Friday, June 10, 2016