APRA Events Calendar

Upcoming events

    • Tuesday, September 10, 2019
    • Thursday, December 12, 2019
    • 4 sessions
    • APRA Office - 12950 North 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85022
    Registration is closed


    Leadership I - L.E.A.D

    Will consist of four individual, three and a half hour trainings each. Courses are designed to be attended in sequential order, but if participants wish to only attend certain courses, the content will still be high-value and educationally effective. 

    A separate registration is available for each individual course.

    L - Leadership 101

    Finding and defining your personal leadership style. What is important to you, how do you want to be known, how to develop your own brand, how to advance your career. 

    E - Establish Yourself as a Leader

    Building a leadership presence, gaining and leveraging influence. Encouragement! Caring for yourself and for your team. The strategic advantage of putting people first. 

    A - Art of Leadership vs. The Science of Management

    Authenticity, Assessment, and asking questions instead of making statements. Why diversity matters and how to become an inclusive leader. 

    D - Don't Overreact, But Don't Underreact

    How to have courageous conversations and communicate effectively while making the right decisions for and with your team and for your career. Identifying and breaking through barriers or constraints preventing progress.

    Each class has been approved for .2 CEU's

    Registration Deadline September 4, 2019

    Courses will take place at the APRA Office the second Tuesday of each month from September - December, 2019 followed by Leadership II taking place the second Tuesday of each month from February - May, 2020.

    Four course pack:

    • $225 member
    • $295 non-member
    • $115 APRA student member

    Single Sessions: 

    • $70 each 
    • $90 non-member
    • $35 APRA student member

    nicole 3.jpgAbout Nicole...

    With over 17 years of boots-on-the-ground work in various local governments, government-affiliates, and non-profits in Arizona, including statewide leadership of the Arizona City and County Management Association and Arizona Women Leading Government, I am a tactician and practitioner who has honed leadership skills and developed strategies to effectively train other public servants and those engaged in the work of building and developing communities.

    • Wednesday, October 16, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • Tumbleweed Recreation Center - 745 E Germann Rd, Chandler, AZ 85286
    • 1
    Register

    Hosted by Chandler Parks and Recreation, Marketing and Communications

    Rejecting traditional advertising, how do you take your relationship to the next level with a community of informed influences and powerful purchasers that’s playing hard to get. Is it advertising or friendship? Learn how to break into the friend-zone and why it’s important to think in terms of friend-raising rather than marketing.

    This friendly roundtable style discussion tackles the age-old question: how and why consumers embrace brands. You’ll hear from industry experts…

    WHAT WE’LL COVER: 

    • Discover what kind of friend you are by defining your brand persona
    • Best practices to break through friend filters, plus build brand awareness and affinity
    • The essentials of a great content strategy that move friendly acquaintances to lasting friendships.

    Be the first to hear new recommendations from 2060 Digital, on the digital transformation of advertising Special Guest: 2060 Digital

    VIEW AGENDA

    content approved for .2 CEU's

    TAKEAWAYS: • Getting your organization prepared for a digital transformation • The role of the coordinator verses the marketing team • Collaborative tools necessary for an omnichannel marketing strategy

    CONTACT HOST

    Have additional questions about the Marketing Roundtable?


    Email your host

    Joseph Petrella


    Location:

    Tumbleweed Recreation Center

    Cotton Room


    Light lunch will be provided

    Registration Deadline
    Friday, October 11

    • Thursday, October 17, 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Zoom Video Conference

    The Program Committee meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday each month via Zoom video conference. Meetings run approximately one hour.

    If you would like to join the meeting please contact the Program Committee Chair, Jennifer Lauria or APRA Executive Director, Samantha Coffman to obtain the log in details.

    Purpose

    The Programming Committee’s purpose is to assist in the coordination, development and administration of all association sanctioned activities, events and educational programs provided to the membership. The Chair will recommend and board will approve a sub-committee that will directly assist in the planning, review, development and administration of all the proposed association sanctioned activities, events and educational programs. The sub-committee will be comprised of the regional representation and at least one (1) and no more than three (3) current professional members selected at large by the to represent the association’s professional interest. 

    Function

    a.        The Program Committee is responsible to the Executive Committee, for development and implementation of development and administration of all association sanctioned activities, events and educational programs provided by membership.

    b.       Provide financial oversight and approval of all association sanctioned activities, events and educational programs provided by membership.

    c.        Ensure CEU process is followed and approved by the CEU Chair prior to the event.

    d.       Approve and notify a member of CEU’s awarded. (CEU Chair)  

    e.        Assist membership in the in the coordination, development and administration of all association sanctioned activities, events and educational programs provided.

    f.         Establish criteria and review course content of professional training opportunities so members can submit for approval.

    g.        Meet at minimum on a quarterly basis to review and approve submitted event applications.

    h.       Advocate certifications among membership.

    i.         Encourage and develop professional training for the membership. Cooperate with high schools, colleges/universities and other organizations offering professional training and lectures.

    j.         Maintain calendar of educational opportunities working with the APRA Office to set up event calendar on website.

    k.        Investigate opportunities for supporting other forms of professional certifications for members (Structural Pest Control, International Society of Arborists) and liaison with the sponsoring organizations.

    l.         Investigate opportunities for supporting NRPA sponsored training within the state.

    m.     Work closely with the Marketing Committee to promote upcoming activities and events.


    • Tuesday, October 22, 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • Thursday, October 24, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • North Mountain Visitor Center, 12950 North 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85022 (Education Room)
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    The Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) course is a National Certification and is the most comprehensive training program on playground hazard identification and risk management methods offered. This course is sponsored by the National Recreation and Parks Association and the Arizona Parks and Recreation Association.

    North Mountain Visitor Center
    Central Phoenix
    12950 North 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85022
    Course: Tuesday and Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm 

    Lunch Tuesday 11:45am - Carlolina's Mexican Restaurant

    Lunch Wednesday 11:45am - Domino's Pizza


       Exam: Thursday 8:00 am – 12 noon (lunch not provided)
     please arrive at 8:00 AM with 2 forms of ID to check in*
    Advanced reading and in class training will prepare you to sit for the CPSI exam. 
    Study materials will be sent by mail so please make sure to include the address where you would like to receive.  Please ensure you provide a deliverable address. 
    Those with international address please allow at least one month to receive books. 
    An incorrect address will lead to a delay in receiving your books, and arrangements will need to be made for you to pick up your books.

    Study materials will be sent out approximately 45 days prior to course date.   
    *Materials will not be mailed until payment has been received

    Upon successful completion of the exam participants are awarded their CPSI certification from NRPA. 
    It can take up to 4-6 weeks to receive test results from NRPA. Each candidate receives a three year certificate.

    No refunds will be processed after August 1, 2019 for the CPSI course and exam. Half refunded before 8/1/19

    Registration transfers can be made in writing BEFORE September 30 if sent to admin@azpra.org after this date no changes can be made to the registration.

    • Wednesday, October 23, 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • APRA Office 12950 North 7th Street - Phoenix, AZ 85022 (inside the North Mountain Visitor Center)
    • 16
    Register

    - LOCATION CHANGE -

    THE COURSE WILL NOW BE OFFERED AT THE APRA OFFICE

    This special One-Day Onsite Academy will offer participants both the On-line and On-site Academy to earn the Certified Youth Sports Administrator (CYSA) credential. 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. The Academy’s primary goal is to provide attendees with a foundation and tools needed to positively impact the youth sports experience for ALL children in their communities. 

    Youth Sports Professionals who are interested in earning the CYSA credential will participate in a full day of training on site at the APRA Conference. Then CYSA candidates will complete the certification process via the Online Academy. 

    Topics covered include: Youth sports philosophy, Professional development, Mission statements, Policies & procedures, Volunteer management, Child abuse prevention, Parent management, Conflict resolution, Insurance & risk management, Inclusion of children with disabilities, Evaluation & marketing of your program, Emergency planning, Model youth sports program, plus more. 

    Once certified, CYSAs are part of an elite group of professionals that understand the core foundations of the administration of sports programs for children and have demonstrated that professional development is essential to the delivery of quality sports programs. 

    Additional detailed information about the CYSA credential and the CEU Guidelines are provided to CYSAs within the CYSA Area of the Online Academy. Participants will experience both the Online and Onsite Academy to earn the Certified Youth Sports Administrator (CYSA) credential.  Click here for more about NAYS

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

    - Lunch on your own -

    a map of local restaurants will be provided

    DEADLINE TO REGISTER - OCTOBER 18, 2019

    • Thursday, October 24, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Zoom Video Conference

    The objective of the Membership Committee is to increase and retain membership of the Association. This committee will also recommend membership fee structures from time to time and see benefits that increase value of the membership. Works with APRA staff to retain current members, to recruit potential new members; and promote services to the Association membership. To work closely with the Marketing Committee to recommend outreach to new, existing and potential members. The committee will meet a minimum of three times annually to carry out the annual goals established at the beginning of the year.

    The Membership Committee is responsible to the Executive Committee, for the development and implementation of recruiting and retaining membership. Interface with and recruit new members who are associated with the parks and recreation profession, both municipal and private as well as businesses related to the field. Assist in the update of Association marketing materials explaining the benefits of APRA membership. Recommend and implement long-range planning for increasing the membership of APRA. Conduct personal outreach to new members to answer questions, gage level of potential involvement and guide them through how to use the website. Assist the Board of Directors in the development, implementation and review of Association membership.

    The Committee meets regularly at 9:00am on the 4th Thursday of each month via Zoom video conference.

    If you would like to attend a meeting or obtain more information contact the Membership Chair, Brian Sager.

    email Brian

    • Friday, October 25, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • Cactus Yards - 4536 E. Elliot Road, Gilbert, AZ 85234
    • 7


    Event has been postponed until February 2020 - contact the APRA office for more details.

    Full payment is required at time of regsitration 

    • Wednesday, November 06, 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Yuma Civic Center 1440 W. Desert Hills Dr. Yuma AZ 85364
    • 35
    Register


    0.6 CEUs available through NRPA 

    Deadline to register - October 30, 2019

    • Sunday, November 10, 2019
    • Tuesday, November 12, 2019
    • Crown Plaza Hotel Phoenix Airport

    registration open!

    (click image below to redirect to registration site)



    • Tuesday, November 12, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • APRA Office 12950 N. 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85022
    Register

    Leadership I Certification - L.E.A.D 

    The full certification course will consist of four individual, three and a half hour trainings each. Courses are designed to be attended in sequential order, but if participants wish to only attend certain courses, the content will still be high-value and educationally effective. 

    This is a separate registration if you are looking to take only the individual course listed below. 

     Full course registration can be accessed here

    Session 3: Art of Leadership vs. The Science of Managment

    Authenticity, Assessment, and asking questions instead of making statements. Why diversity matters and how to become an inclusive leader. 

    Course approved for .2 CEU's

    About Nicole...

    With over 17 years of boots-on-the-ground work in various local governments, government-affiliates, and non-profits in Arizona, including statewide leadership of the Arizona City and County Management Association and Arizona Women Leading Government, I am a tactician and practitioner who has honed leadership skills and developed strategies to effectively train other public servants and those engaged in the work of building and developing communities.

    Registration Deadline: November 5, 2019

    • Saturday, November 16, 2019

    Phoenix Summit Challenge (PSC)

    This nationally recognized hiking event is calling you to put your physical stamina and mental strength to the test. Whether you are pushing yourself to the limits in the PHX7, ramping things up in the PHX5, tackling your first PSC in the PHX4, or you are proving there are no barriers you cannot overcome in the PHX All Abilities, there is a challenge waiting for you. The Phoenix Summit Challenge isn't about finishing first, it is about finding the challenge within yourself and inspiring others to reach for new heights.

    For details and registration links click here

    Take A Hike. Do It Right.

    • Thursday, November 21, 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Zoom Video Conference

    The Program Committee meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday each month via Zoom video conference. Meetings run approximately one hour.

    If you would like to join the meeting please contact the Program Committee Chair, Jennifer Lauria or APRA Executive Director, Samantha Coffman to obtain the log in details.

    Purpose

    The Programming Committee’s purpose is to assist in the coordination, development and administration of all association sanctioned activities, events and educational programs provided to the membership. The Chair will recommend and board will approve a sub-committee that will directly assist in the planning, review, development and administration of all the proposed association sanctioned activities, events and educational programs. The sub-committee will be comprised of the regional representation and at least one (1) and no more than three (3) current professional members selected at large by the to represent the association’s professional interest. 

    Function

    a.        The Program Committee is responsible to the Executive Committee, for development and implementation of development and administration of all association sanctioned activities, events and educational programs provided by membership.

    b.       Provide financial oversight and approval of all association sanctioned activities, events and educational programs provided by membership.

    c.        Ensure CEU process is followed and approved by the CEU Chair prior to the event.

    d.       Approve and notify a member of CEU’s awarded. (CEU Chair)  

    e.        Assist membership in the in the coordination, development and administration of all association sanctioned activities, events and educational programs provided.

    f.         Establish criteria and review course content of professional training opportunities so members can submit for approval.

    g.        Meet at minimum on a quarterly basis to review and approve submitted event applications.

    h.       Advocate certifications among membership.

    i.         Encourage and develop professional training for the membership. Cooperate with high schools, colleges/universities and other organizations offering professional training and lectures.

    j.         Maintain calendar of educational opportunities working with the APRA Office to set up event calendar on website.

    k.        Investigate opportunities for supporting other forms of professional certifications for members (Structural Pest Control, International Society of Arborists) and liaison with the sponsoring organizations.

    l.         Investigate opportunities for supporting NRPA sponsored training within the state.

    m.     Work closely with the Marketing Committee to promote upcoming activities and events.


    • Thursday, November 28, 2019
    • Friday, November 29, 2019


    • Thursday, November 28, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Zoom Video Conference

    The objective of the Membership Committee is to increase and retain membership of the Association. This committee will also recommend membership fee structures from time to time and see benefits that increase value of the membership. Works with APRA staff to retain current members, to recruit potential new members; and promote services to the Association membership. To work closely with the Marketing Committee to recommend outreach to new, existing and potential members. The committee will meet a minimum of three times annually to carry out the annual goals established at the beginning of the year.

    The Membership Committee is responsible to the Executive Committee, for the development and implementation of recruiting and retaining membership. Interface with and recruit new members who are associated with the parks and recreation profession, both municipal and private as well as businesses related to the field. Assist in the update of Association marketing materials explaining the benefits of APRA membership. Recommend and implement long-range planning for increasing the membership of APRA. Conduct personal outreach to new members to answer questions, gage level of potential involvement and guide them through how to use the website. Assist the Board of Directors in the development, implementation and review of Association membership.

    The Committee meets regularly at 9:00am on the 4th Thursday of each month via Zoom video conference.

    If you would like to attend a meeting or obtain more information contact the Membership Chair, Brian Sager.

    email Brian

    • Tuesday, December 10, 2019
    • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • APRA Office 12950 N. 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85022
    Register

    Leadership I Certification - L.E.A.D 

    The full certification course will consist of four individual, three and a half hour trainings each. Courses are designed to be attended in sequential order, but if participants wish to only attend certain courses, the content will still be high-value and educationally effective. 

    This is a separate registration if you are looking to take only the individual course listed below. 

     Full course registration can be accessed here

    Session 4: Don't Overreact, But Don't Underreact

    How to have courageous conversations and communicate effectively while making the right decisions for and with your team and for your career. Identifying and breaking through barriers or constraints preventing progress

    Course approved for .2 CEU's

    About Nicole...

    With over 17 years of boots-on-the-ground work in various local governments, government-affiliates, and non-profits in Arizona, including statewide leadership of the Arizona City and County Management Association and Arizona Women Leading Government, I am a tactician and practitioner who has honed leadership skills and developed strategies to effectively train other public servants and those engaged in the work of building and developing communities.

    Registration Deadline: December 3, 2019

    • Thursday, December 19, 2019
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Zoom Video Conference

    The Program Committee meets monthly on the 3rd Thursday each month via Zoom video conference. Meetings run approximately one hour.

    If you would like to join the meeting please contact the Program Committee Chair, Jennifer Lauria or APRA Executive Director, Samantha Coffman to obtain the log in details.

    Purpose

    The Programming Committee’s purpose is to assist in the coordination, development and administration of all association sanctioned activities, events and educational programs provided to the membership. The Chair will recommend and board will approve a sub-committee that will directly assist in the planning, review, development and administration of all the proposed association sanctioned activities, events and educational programs. The sub-committee will be comprised of the regional representation and at least one (1) and no more than three (3) current professional members selected at large by the to represent the association’s professional interest. 

    Function

    a.        The Program Committee is responsible to the Executive Committee, for development and implementation of development and administration of all association sanctioned activities, events and educational programs provided by membership.

    b.       Provide financial oversight and approval of all association sanctioned activities, events and educational programs provided by membership.

    c.        Ensure CEU process is followed and approved by the CEU Chair prior to the event.

    d.       Approve and notify a member of CEU’s awarded. (CEU Chair)  

    e.        Assist membership in the in the coordination, development and administration of all association sanctioned activities, events and educational programs provided.

    f.         Establish criteria and review course content of professional training opportunities so members can submit for approval.

    g.        Meet at minimum on a quarterly basis to review and approve submitted event applications.

    h.       Advocate certifications among membership.

    i.         Encourage and develop professional training for the membership. Cooperate with high schools, colleges/universities and other organizations offering professional training and lectures.

    j.         Maintain calendar of educational opportunities working with the APRA Office to set up event calendar on website.

    k.        Investigate opportunities for supporting other forms of professional certifications for members (Structural Pest Control, International Society of Arborists) and liaison with the sponsoring organizations.

    l.         Investigate opportunities for supporting NRPA sponsored training within the state.

    m.     Work closely with the Marketing Committee to promote upcoming activities and events.


    • Tuesday, December 24, 2019
    • Wednesday, January 01, 2020


    • Thursday, December 26, 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Zoom Video Conference

    The objective of the Membership Committee is to increase and retain membership of the Association. This committee will also recommend membership fee structures from time to time and see benefits that increase value of the membership. Works with APRA staff to retain current members, to recruit potential new members; and promote services to the Association membership. To work closely with the Marketing Committee to recommend outreach to new, existing and potential members. The committee will meet a minimum of three times annually to carry out the annual goals established at the beginning of the year.

    The Membership Committee is responsible to the Executive Committee, for the development and implementation of recruiting and retaining membership. Interface with and recruit new members who are associated with the parks and recreation profession, both municipal and private as well as businesses related to the field. Assist in the update of Association marketing materials explaining the benefits of APRA membership. Recommend and implement long-range planning for increasing the membership of APRA. Conduct personal outreach to new members to answer questions, gage level of potential involvement and guide them through how to use the website. Assist the Board of Directors in the development, implementation and review of Association membership.

    The Committee meets regularly at 9:00am on the 4th Thursday of each month via Zoom video conference.

    If you would like to attend a meeting or more information contact the Membership Chair, Brian Sager.

    email Brian

    • Tuesday, January 21, 2020
    • 8:00 AM
    • Thursday, January 23, 2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • North Mountain Visitor Center, 12950 North 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85022 (Education Room)
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    Register

    Certified Playground Inspector Course (CPSI) Details

    January 21 - 23, 2020

    North Mountain Visitor Center

    12950 North 7th Street

    Phoenix, AZ 85022

    Course:

    Tuesday + Wednesday 8:00am - 5:00pm (lunch included)

    Lunch menu posted beginning of October 


    Exam:

    Thursday 8:00am - 12:00pm  Arrive by 8:00 AM with 2 forms of ID to check in*

    Important CPSI Exam Day Reminders

    *Test is provided by a third party contracted with NRPA*

    Test begins promptly at 8:30 AM – Please arrive early to check in

    REQUIRED:

    • Two forms of ID (drivers license and any other form that contains your name AND signature, ie. credit card) 
    • Two #2 pencils, they will not be provided on-site
    • Food/drink not permitted in the testing area
    • Leave cell phones and study materials in car - use of either will result in dismissal

    _______________________________________________________________________

    EXAM RESULTS:

    • Direct mailed from NRPA approximately six (6) weeks after testing to the address provided at sign-in. 

    REGISTRATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2019

    • Tuesday, February 11, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • APRA Office - 12950 North 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85022
    Register


    Leadership II - C.A.R.E

    Will consist of four individual, three and a half hour trainings each. Courses are designed to be attended in sequential order, but if participants wish to only attend certain courses, the content will still be high-value and educationally effective.  

    C - Council and Commission Relations

    What it means to be "politically savvy", why it's important, and how leaders can develop this critical skill for success. 

    A - Army of Advocates

    How to tell your story, leverage momentum, and cultivate support for success. Identifying and effectively engaging the highest-value, most strategic partners. 

    R - Relationships Matter

    The strategic advantage of putting people first. Motivation vs. influence. Helping your teams understand and employ strategies for building critical internal and external relationships.  

    E - Extraordinary Dialogue

    How to have courageous and crucial conversations at work and in your communities. Tools for communicating with candor and respect while discussing seemingly unsolvable problems and preserving or restoring dignity to the participants in the conversation.

    Each class has been approved for .2 CEU's

    Registration Deadline February 3

    Courses will take place at the APRA Office the second Tuesday February - May 2020.

    Four course pack:

    • $225 member
    • $295 non-member
    • $115 APRA student member

    Single Sessions: 

    • $70 each 
    • $90 non-member
    • $35 APRA student member

    nicole 3.jpgAbout Nicole...

    With over 17 years of boots-on-the-ground work in various local governments, government-affiliates, and non-profits in Arizona, including statewide leadership of the Arizona City and County Management Association and Arizona Women Leading Government, I am a tactician and practitioner who has honed leadership skills and developed strategies to effectively train other public servants and those engaged in the work of building and developing communities.

    • Tuesday, March 24, 2020
    • 8:00 AM
    • Wednesday, March 25, 2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • North Mountain Visitor Center - 12950 N. 7th St., Phoenix, AZ (Education Room)
    Register

    Aquatic Facility Operator Course & Exam

    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.

    Dates:  March 24 - 25, 2020

    Location:

    Education Room - North Mountain Visitor Center 

    12950 North 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85022


    Time: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm  (day one check in at 7:45 am)

    Fee: 

    Member:  $275 Full Course & Exam, $100 Re-certification

    Non-Member: $350 Full Course & Exam, $150 Re-certification

    * There will be no refunds after January 30, 2020 and no refunds for materials sent.

    Deadline to register: February 11, 2020

    A special thank you to the sponsors below who will provide lunch on both days. 

         

    Need a hotel? Click here for a listing of hotels in the area.

    Location of North Mountain Visitor Center View Larger Map

    • Tuesday, April 21, 2020
    • 8:00 AM
    • Thursday, April 23, 2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • North Mountain Visitor Center, 12950 North 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85022 (Education Room)
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    Register

    Certified Playground Inspector Course Details

    April 21 - 23, 2020

    North Mountain Visitor Center

    12950 North 7th Street

    Phoenix, AZ 85022

    Course:

    Tuesday 8:00am - 5:00pm (lunch included)

    Wednesday 8:00am - 5:00pm (lunch included)

    Lunch menu posted beginning of April


    Exam:

    Thursday 8:00am - 12:00pm  Arrive by 8:00 AM with 2 forms of ID to check in*

    Important CPSI Exam Day Reminders

    *Test is provided by a third party contracted with NRPA*

    Test begins promptly at 8:30 AM – Please arrive early to check in

    REQUIRED:

    • Two forms of ID (drivers license and any other form that contains your name AND signature, ie. credit card) 
    • Two #2 pencils, they will not be provided on-site
    • Food/drink not permitted in the testing area
    • Leave cell phones and study materials in car - use of either will result in dismissal

    _______________________________________________________________________

    EXAM RESULTS:

    • will be direct mailed from NRPA approximately six (6) weeks after testing to the address provided at sign-in. 
    • Tuesday, August 11, 2020
    • Thursday, August 13, 2020
    • WeKoPa Resort & Conference Center | 10438 WeKoPa Way, Fort McDowell, AZ 85264
    Register


    70th ANNUAL CONFERENCE & EXPO


    All booth spaces are 8' x 8' 

    Registration includes:

    • (2) vendor badges
    • (2) lunch tickets per day/per booth
    • 2019 APRA Company Membership (up to 3 staff)


    Please contact Exhibit Hall Chair, Linda Ayres, to confirm the booth space(s) you have selected are available before registering. *Registration Code Required*

    EMAIL LINDA

    Sponsorship registrations are included through this link.

    Booth spaces are included with MOST Sponsorship levels. 

    View 2020 Sponsorship Packages

    Payment is collected at the time of registration so please have your credit card ready.

    • Tuesday, October 20, 2020
    • 8:00 AM
    • Thursday, October 22, 2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • North Mountain Visitor Center, 12950 North 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85022 (Education Room)
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    Registration is closed

    Certified Playground Inspector Course Final Details

    October 20 - 22, 2020

    North Mountain Visitor Center

    12950 North 7th Street

    Phoenix, AZ 85022

    Course:

    Tuesday 8:00am - 5:00pm (lunch included)

    Wednesday 8:00am - 5:00pm (lunch included)

    Lunch menu posted beginning of October 


    Exam:

    Thursday 8:00am - 12:00pm  Arrive by 8:00 AM with 2 forms of ID to check in*

    Exam Day Reminders

    Test is provided by a third party contracted with NRPA*

    Test begins promptly at 8:30 AM – Please arrive early for check in

    REQUIRED:

    • *Two forms of ID (drivers license and any other form that contains your name AND signature, ie. credit card) 
    • Two #2 pencils, they will not be provided on-site
    • Food/drink not permitted in the testing area
    • Leave cell phones and study materials in car - use of either will result in dismissal

    _______________________________________________________________________


    EXAM RESULTS:

    • will be direct mailed from NRPA approximately six (6) weeks after testing to the address provided at sign-in. 
    • Monday, October 26, 2020
    • Friday, October 30, 2020
    • Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL


    The NRPA Annual Conference is about more than just sharing great ideas. It’s about seizing new opportunities and facing challenges head on. It’s about cultivating relationships with others who want to break out of the monotony. It’s about challenging yourself and your peers to replace the typical with the extraordinary. Will you accept the challenge?

    Mark your calendar now for three days filled with energetic networking activities, inspirational education sessions and an inside look at the latest products for the field. 

      • Tuesday, September 21, 2021
      • Friday, September 24, 2021
      • Nashville Convention Center - Nashville, TN


      • Tuesday, September 20, 2022
      • Friday, September 23, 2022
      • Phoenix Convention Center - Phoenix, AZ


      • Tuesday, October 10, 2023
      • Thursday, October 12, 2023
      • Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center Dallas, TX


    Past events

    Thursday, October 10, 2019 NRPA Playground Maintenance Training - Page
    Tuesday, October 08, 2019 L.E.A.D. 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
    Thursday, September 05, 2019 APRA 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 On-Site Conference Registrations
    Tuesday, August 20, 2019 2019 Exhibit Hall Booth Space + Sponsorship Registrations
    Tuesday, August 20, 2019 2019 Conference Speaker Registration
    Tuesday, August 20, 2019 2019 APRA Annual Conference - Member Registrations
    Tuesday, August 20, 2019 2019 APRA Annual Conference Non-Member Registrations
    Tuesday, August 20, 2019 2019 APRA Annual Conference
    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 Non-Member Registrations
    Monday, July 23, 2018 2018 APRA Annual Conference - 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 - 2nd annual Conference
    Friday, February 23, 2018 SPARKS - Conference Sponsorship
    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
    Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Facilities Roundtable
    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 Speaker Registration
    Wednesday, August 09, 2017 2017 Conference Additional Awards Dinner Tickets
    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 APRA South Region Board of Directors Meeting
    Monday, May 09, 2016 2016 Annual APRA Annual Awards Nomination Late Deadline
    Tuesday, May 03, 2016 Executive Committee Meeting
    Thursday, April 28, 2016 Cinco de Mayo Warm Up Social
    Thursday, April 28, 2016 Central Region Meeting
    Saturday, April 23, 2016 APRA Group Registration - Pat's Run
    Friday, April 22, 2016 APRA South Region Area Meeting
    Friday, April 22, 2016 FREE Drowning Prevention & Training
    Tuesday, April 12, 2016 Certified Pool Operators Course (National Certification)
    Friday, April 08, 2016 APRA North Region Board of Directors Meeting
    Monday, April 04, 2016 2016 Conference Committee Meeting
    Friday, April 01, 2016 Volunteer database
    Saturday, March 26, 2016 M.O.V.E Across 2 Ranges
    Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam
    Wednesday, March 02, 2016 Conservation Alliance Speaker Series
    Saturday, February 20, 2016 2nd Annual APRA "Hike for Hops" Event
    Friday, February 12, 2016 Executive Committee Meeting
    Tuesday, February 09, 2016 Conservation Alliance Speaker Series
    Tuesday, February 09, 2016 Enviornmental Day at the Capitol 2016
    Monday, February 01, 2016 University of Arizona Turf Colorant Demonstration
    Tuesday, January 12, 2016 Tournament Network/Sports Round Table
    Friday, January 08, 2016 APRA Full Board Meeting - Installation of new officers
    Wednesday, December 09, 2015 Holiday Potluck and White Elephant Gift Exchange UPDATED INFO!
    Thursday, November 19, 2015 Sports & Aquatics Professionals Meeting
    Tuesday, November 17, 2015 Aquatic Facility Operator Course & Exam
    Monday, November 16, 2015 APRA Incoming Officer Training
    Monday, November 16, 2015 APRA Full Board Meeting and 2016 Budget Review
    Tuesday, October 27, 2015 Annual Aquatic Symposium hosted by City of Tempe
    Tuesday, October 20, 2015 Certified Pool Operators Course (National Certification)
    Friday, October 09, 2015 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Friday, October 09, 2015 Certified Youth Sports Administrator Certification Workshop
    Thursday, October 01, 2015 Facility Roundtable
    Tuesday, September 29, 2015 APRA Sport's & Aquatics Professionals Meeting
    Tuesday, September 15, 2015 NRPA Congress - Las Vegas
    Wednesday, August 26, 2015 Leisure Benefits Branch Meeting
    Tuesday, August 18, 2015 League of Cities Conference
    Friday, August 14, 2015 APRA Board of Directors Meeting - South Region
    Wednesday, August 12, 2015 65th Annual Maintenance Day Vendor Registration
    Tuesday, August 11, 2015 APRA Awards Gala Ticket
    Tuesday, August 11, 2015 65th Workshop: Active Network Workshop
    Tuesday, August 11, 2015 65th Annual Conference Tour - Sports Field/Lighting Tour by MUSCO
    Tuesday, August 11, 2015 65th Annual Conference Tour -Oro Valley Public Arts Tour
    Tuesday, August 11, 2015 AZ RecTrac User Group Meeting
    Tuesday, August 11, 2015 65th Annual Conference Tour - Biosphere 2
    Tuesday, August 11, 2015 65th Annual APRA Golf Tournament
    Tuesday, August 11, 2015 65th Annual Golf Tournament Sponsorships
    Monday, August 10, 2015 65th Workshop: Sponsorship & Non-Sponsorship Revenue
    Monday, August 10, 2015 65th Annual APRA Conference On-Site Registration
    Monday, August 10, 2015 65th Annual APRA Conference Registration
    Monday, August 10, 2015 65th Annual Conference Volunteer Registration
    Monday, August 10, 2015 65th Annual Conference Exhibit Hall Booth Space Registrations
    Saturday, July 25, 2015 APRA Sports & Aquatics Swimmer's Classic
    Monday, July 13, 2015 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, July 08, 2015 APRA Sport's & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Sunday, June 28, 2015 Ultimate Lifeguard Challenge 2015
    Sunday, June 28, 2015 Sports & Aquatics Ultimate Lifeguard Challenge
    Friday, June 26, 2015 Playground Safety Training Course
    Wednesday, June 24, 2015 APRA Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Wednesday, June 10, 2015 Outdoor Professionals Meeting
    Wednesday, June 10, 2015 2015 APRA Conference Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, June 10, 2015 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Friday, May 29, 2015 Outdoor Pros Friday Night Social at the OHSO
    Friday, May 15, 2015 APRA Board of Directors Meeting, Lunch, & Education Sessions - North Region
    Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Outdoor Professionals Meeting
    Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Saturday, May 02, 2015 65th Annual APRA Annual Awards Nomination Deadline
    Thursday, April 30, 2015 Cinco de Mayo Member Networking Event
    Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Sports & Aquatics presents "Understanding Drowning" Seminar
    Saturday, April 18, 2015 PHX 3on3 Tournament
    Thursday, April 16, 2015 Outdoor Professionals Meeting
    Thursday, April 02, 2015 Administrators Branch Roundtable - Aging Infrastructure
    Friday, March 27, 2015 Leisure Benefits Branch Meeting/Networking
    Thursday, March 26, 2015 "Standing the Heat" Workshop by Jamie Sabbach
    Wednesday, March 25, 2015 Rec Pros Best of the Best Outdoor Programming
    Thursday, March 19, 2015 Conservation Alliance Speaker Series
    Thursday, March 19, 2015 Outdoor Professionals Meeting
    Wednesday, March 11, 2015 2015 APRA Conference Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, March 11, 2015 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, March 11, 2015 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting CANCELLED
    Friday, March 06, 2015 Groundskeeping Clinic at Chase Field
    Friday, February 20, 2015 APRA Board of Directors Meeting - West Region
    Thursday, February 19, 2015 Conservation Alliance Speaker Series
    Thursday, February 19, 2015 Outdoor Professionals Meeting
    Wednesday, February 11, 2015 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Saturday, February 07, 2015 Inaugural APRA "Hike for Hops" Event
    Monday, January 26, 2015 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Thursday, January 22, 2015 Environmental Day at the Capitol Thursday!
    Thursday, January 15, 2015 Conservation Alliance Speaker Series
    Thursday, January 15, 2015 Outdoor Professionals (formerly Natural Resources) Meeting
    Tuesday, January 13, 2015 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam
    Wednesday, January 07, 2015 Citizen Lobby Workshop
    Wednesday, January 07, 2015 Leisure Benefits Branch Meeting
    Wednesday, January 07, 2015 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Tuesday, January 06, 2015 Tournament Network Round Table
    Monday, January 05, 2015 Citizen Lobby Workshop
    Friday, December 12, 2014 APRA Full Board Meeting
    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 Directors' Meet & Greet presented by Leisure Benefits Branch
    Wednesday, December 10, 2014 2015 APRA Conference Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, December 03, 2014 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting and Holiday Potluck and White Elephant Gift Exchange
    Thursday, November 27, 2014 Thanksgiving Holiday
    Monday, November 17, 2014 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Saturday, November 15, 2014 Kayak/Paddle/PFD Drawing
    Saturday, November 15, 2014 Phoenix Summit Challenge and U Rock Festival
    Thursday, November 13, 2014 Conservation Alliance Speakers Series - Special Event
    Thursday, November 13, 2014 2015 Conference subcommittee meeting - Matt Kalcevich
    Wednesday, November 05, 2014 Upcoming Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Saturday, November 01, 2014 Sports & Aquatics Branch Social - ASU Football
    Thursday, October 30, 2014 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting-CANCELLED
    Thursday, October 30, 2014 Synthetic Turf Field Day Arizona Stadium
    Tuesday, October 28, 2014 2015 APRA Conference Education Sub-Committee planning section
    Tuesday, October 28, 2014 Sports & Aquatics Annual Aquatic Symposium hosted by City of Tempe
    Thursday, October 23, 2014 APRA Emerging Leaders Workshop
    Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Help Shape the Future of Outdoor Recreation in the Sky Islands Kick-Off Collaboration Workshop
    Monday, October 13, 2014 NRPA Congress
    Thursday, October 09, 2014 Conservation Alliance Speaker Series
    Wednesday, October 01, 2014 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam
    Thursday, September 25, 2014 Board of Directors Retreat
    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Administrator's Branch Planning Meeting
    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 2015 APRA Conference Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Rec Pro's Meeting
    Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Conference Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, September 10, 2014 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Monday, September 08, 2014 Rec Pro's Meeting-2015 Work Session & Social
    Thursday, August 14, 2014 64th Annual APRA Boards and Commissions Day
    Wednesday, August 13, 2014 APRA Board of Directors Meeting - West Region
    Wednesday, August 13, 2014 64th Annual Maintenance Day - APRA Conference & Expo
    Tuesday, August 12, 2014 Administrators' Branch Meeting
    Tuesday, August 12, 2014 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Tuesday, August 12, 2014 Copper Sky Recreational Complex Tour
    Tuesday, August 12, 2014 Craft Brewery Tour - "Experience the Movement"
    Tuesday, August 12, 2014 64th Annual APRA Golf Tournament
    Monday, August 11, 2014 Certified Youth Sports Administrator Certification Workshop
    Monday, August 11, 2014 64th Annual Conference and Expo Registration
    Monday, August 11, 2014 2014 Conference Volunteer Registration
    Monday, August 04, 2014 Conference Committee Meeting
    Monday, August 04, 2014 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Thursday, July 31, 2014 Lunch & Educate - Community Center Roundtable
    Saturday, July 26, 2014 APRA Sports & Aquatics Swimmer's Classic
    Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Natural Resources Branch Meeting
    Friday, July 18, 2014 2015 APRA Conference Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, July 09, 2014 Conference Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, July 09, 2014 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Tuesday, July 08, 2014 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Friday, July 04, 2014 Slate of Candidates Announcement
    Sunday, June 29, 2014 Ultimate Lifeguard Challenge
    Friday, June 20, 2014 APRA Board of Directors Meeting, Lunch, & Education Sessions - East Region
    Tuesday, June 17, 2014 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Monday, June 16, 2014 APRA Quarterly Magazine Publication Deadline
    Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Conference Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, June 11, 2014 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, June 04, 2014 Rec Pro's Branch Meeting
    Monday, June 02, 2014 64 Annual Conference - Sponsorship Registrations
    Saturday, May 31, 2014 Frontline FUNdamentals
    Friday, May 30, 2014 64th Annual Conference Expo Booth Space Registration
    Tuesday, May 20, 2014 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Friday, May 16, 2014 APRA Annual Awards Nomination Deadline
    Wednesday, May 14, 2014 Conference Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, May 14, 2014 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Monday, May 12, 2014 Administrators' Branch Meeting
    Thursday, May 08, 2014 Conservation Alliance Speakers Series
    Wednesday, May 07, 2014 Natural Resources Branch Meeting at Arizona Wilderness Brewing
    Tuesday, May 06, 2014 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Saturday, April 26, 2014 Camp Colley Golf Tournament Fundraiser
    Friday, April 25, 2014 2014 STATE ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION
    Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Friday, April 18, 2014 APRA Board of Directors Meeting & Tour - North Region
    Wednesday, April 09, 2014 Conference Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, April 09, 2014 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, April 09, 2014 Arizona Gives Day
    Tuesday, April 01, 2014 Education Session "Park & Recreate"
    Thursday, March 27, 2014 Hance Park Grand Opening
    Thursday, March 27, 2014 Conservation Speakers Alliance Series
    Thursday, March 27, 2014 Lunch & Educate - Cultural Programming
    Wednesday, March 26, 2014 APRA Executive Committee Meeting- Special Meeting
    Tuesday, March 25, 2014 NRPA Legislative Forum
    Monday, March 24, 2014 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam
    Friday, March 21, 2014 Roundtable & Spring Training Game Networking Mixer
    Monday, March 17, 2014 APRA Quarterly Magazine Publication Deadline
    Thursday, March 13, 2014 Playground Safety, Maintenance and Supervision Workshop
    Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Conference Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, March 12, 2014 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Playground Safety, Maintenance and Supervision Workshop
    Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Playground Safety, Maintenance and Supervision Workshop
    Friday, March 07, 2014 Leisure Benefits Branch Meeting & Tour
    Tuesday, March 04, 2014 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Thursday, February 27, 2014 Fitness Symposium for Recreation Professionals
    Thursday, February 27, 2014 Administrator's Branch Planning Meeting
    Saturday, February 15, 2014 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Thursday, February 13, 2014 Conservation Speakers Alliance Series
    Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Conference Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, February 12, 2014 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Saturday, February 08, 2014 APRA Potluck Picnic
    Wednesday, February 05, 2014 Natural Resources Branch Meeting
    Saturday, February 01, 2014 CFEE Certification Course
    Friday, January 24, 2014 Leisure Benefits Branch Meeting
    Friday, January 24, 2014 APRA Lunch, Ed Session and Tour- Tucson
    Friday, January 24, 2014 APRA Board of Directors Meeting - South Region
    Thursday, January 23, 2014 Lunch & Educate - Traveling Programs
    Sunday, January 19, 2014 Sports & Aquatics Branch Shirt
    Thursday, January 16, 2014 Theory to Practice: Applying the Recreation Opportunity Spectrum and Limits of Acceptable Change
    Thursday, January 09, 2014 Tournament Network Round Table
    Wednesday, January 08, 2014 Conference Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, January 08, 2014 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Tuesday, January 07, 2014 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Monday, December 16, 2013 APRA Quarterly Magazine Publication Deadline
    Wednesday, December 11, 2013 Conference Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, December 11, 2013 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, December 04, 2013 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting and Holiday Potluck and White Elephant Gift Exchange
    Wednesday, December 04, 2013 Rec Pro's Branch Meeting
    Saturday, November 16, 2013 Sports & Aquatics Branch Social - ASU Football
    Thursday, November 14, 2013 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Conference Committee Meeting
    Tuesday, November 05, 2013 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting-CANCELLED
    Friday, November 01, 2013 Leisure Benefits Branch Meeting
    Tuesday, October 29, 2013 Administrators Branch Planning Session
    Thursday, October 24, 2013 APRA Emerging Leaders Workshop
    Tuesday, October 22, 2013 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Tuesday, October 22, 2013 Certified Pool Operators Course
    Friday, October 18, 2013 APRA Leadership Retreat
    Tuesday, October 08, 2013 NRPA Congress and Exposition
    Wednesday, October 02, 2013 Aquatic Symposium
    Monday, September 30, 2013 APRA Leadership 101
    Monday, September 30, 2013 Rec Pro's Branch Meeting
    Tuesday, September 24, 2013 Conference Committee Meeting
    Monday, September 16, 2013 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Saturday, September 14, 2013 33rd Annual Environmental Excellence Awards
    Thursday, September 12, 2013 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Friday, August 30, 2013 Swim Lessons University
    Friday, August 30, 2013 Achieving Zero Waste Events and Facilities!
    Friday, August 30, 2013 CAPRA - Why Best Practices Matter
    Friday, August 30, 2013 Making Your Community Festivals Better
    Thursday, August 29, 2013 APRA Awards Banquet
    Thursday, August 29, 2013 Boards and Commissions Day
    Wednesday, August 28, 2013 Maintenance Day - APRA Conference & Trade Show
    Wednesday, August 28, 2013 Outdoor Professionals Day
    Tuesday, August 27, 2013 Leisure Benefits Branch Meeting
    Tuesday, August 27, 2013 APRA Board of Directors Meeting - West Region
    Tuesday, August 27, 2013 Golf Tournament
    Tuesday, August 27, 2013 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Tuesday, August 27, 2013 Rec Pros Branch Meeting
    Monday, August 26, 2013 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam
    Monday, August 26, 2013 63rd Annual Conference and Trade Show
    Wednesday, August 14, 2013 Conference Committee Meeting
    Monday, August 12, 2013 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Thursday, August 08, 2013 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Saturday, August 03, 2013 APRA Sports & Aquatics Swimmer's Classic
    Friday, August 02, 2013 2nd Annual Arizona Conference of Festivals & Events
    Thursday, July 18, 2013 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Saturday, July 13, 2013 Lifeguard Appreciation Night at Chase Field
    Wednesday, July 10, 2013 Conference Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, July 10, 2013 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Wednesday, July 10, 2013 Rec Pros Branch Meeting
    Sunday, June 30, 2013 Ultimate Lifeguard Challenge
    Thursday, June 27, 2013 APRA Board of Directors Meeting
    Tuesday, June 18, 2013 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Thursday, June 13, 2013 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Conference Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, June 12, 2013 Rec Pros Branch Meeting
    Friday, June 07, 2013 Leisure Benefits Branch "First Friday" Meeting
    Friday, June 07, 2013 2013 Arizona Track & Field Showcase
    Wednesday, May 29, 2013 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, May 29, 2013 APRA Annual Awards Nomination Deadline
    Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Rec Pros Branch Meeting
    Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Lunch & Educate - Recreation Center Roundtable
    Wednesday, May 08, 2013 Conference Committee Meeting
    Saturday, May 04, 2013 Wilderness First Aid
    Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Rec Pros Branch Meeting
    Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Lunch & Educate - Teens and Trends
    Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Friday, April 19, 2013 Board of Directors Meeting - North Region
    Friday, April 19, 2013 North Region Workshop: Going the Distance - NAU Parks and Recreation Management
    Sunday, April 14, 2013 21st American Trails International Trails Symposium (ITS)
    Thursday, April 11, 2013 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, April 10, 2013 Conference Committee Meeting
    Friday, April 05, 2013 Leisure Benefits Branch "First Friday" Meeting
    Thursday, April 04, 2013 Administrators Branch Meeting & Educational Session
    Monday, April 01, 2013 Kids at Hope - Train the Trainer
    Thursday, March 28, 2013 Telluride Ski Weekend: Pre-Surf the Rockies
    Tuesday, March 26, 2013 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Monday, March 25, 2013 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam
    Saturday, March 23, 2013 Arizona Game & Fish Dept Outdoor Expo
    Friday, March 22, 2013 Arizona Swim Showcase
    Tuesday, March 19, 2013 National Legislative Forum on Parks and Recreation
    Monday, March 18, 2013 Grants Training in Glendale, AZ
    Thursday, March 14, 2013 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, March 13, 2013 Conference Committee Meeting
    Tuesday, March 12, 2013 Certified Pool Operator Course
    Sunday, March 10, 2013 Leave No Trace Workshop
    Saturday, March 09, 2013 Wilderness First Aid
    Wednesday, March 06, 2013 Leave No Trace Workshop
    Wednesday, March 06, 2013 Leave No Trace Workshops
    Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Rec Pros Branch Meeting
    Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Lunch & Educate - Start Summer Planning with APRA
    Tuesday, February 26, 2013 Business of Baseball Sports At Lunch Panel Discussion
    Sunday, February 24, 2013 NRPA Green School
    Saturday, February 23, 2013 Spring Training Game Social
    Thursday, February 21, 2013 Administrators Branch Meeting
    Thursday, February 21, 2013 APRA Emerging Leaders Workshop
    Thursday, February 14, 2013 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Conference Committee Meeting
    Tuesday, February 12, 2013 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Tuesday, February 12, 2013 Environmental Day at the Capitol
    Saturday, February 09, 2013 Subaru-IMBA Trail Care Crew
    Thursday, February 07, 2013 2013 Green Vendor Showcase
    Thursday, February 07, 2013 2013 Arizona Adapted Physical Education Conference
    Wednesday, February 06, 2013 Aquatic Facility Operator Course & Exam
    Friday, February 01, 2013 Leisure Benefits Branch "First Friday" Meeting
    Saturday, January 26, 2013 Holiday Hangover Potluck Picnic
    Thursday, January 24, 2013 Administrators Branch Meeting & Educational Session
    Saturday, January 19, 2013 Coffee House at the North Mountain Visitor Center
    Friday, January 18, 2013 APRA Board of Directors Meeting/Workshop - South Region
    Thursday, January 10, 2013 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, January 09, 2013 Music in the Mountains
    Wednesday, January 09, 2013 Conference Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, January 09, 2013 Rec Pros Branch Meeting
    Tuesday, January 08, 2013 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Thursday, December 20, 2012 Hershey's Track and Field 2013 Information Meeting
    Wednesday, December 19, 2012 Natural Resources Officer Meeting
    Thursday, December 13, 2012 Basketball Bonanza Kick Off Event and US Airways Center Tour
    Thursday, December 13, 2012 Ethnic Leadership Branch Meeting
    Thursday, December 13, 2012 APRA Executive Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, December 12, 2012 Conference Committee Meeting
    Sunday, December 09, 2012 National Executive Development School
    Thursday, December 06, 2012 Holiday Potluck Meeting
    Wednesday, December 05, 2012 APRA Leadership Tools
    Friday, November 30, 2012 Beers & Brats
    Wednesday, November 28, 2012 Natural Resources Branch Meeting
    Sunday, November 25, 2012 NFL Punt, Pass & Kick State Competition
    Saturday, November 17, 2012 Conquer Cancer on Piestewa Peak
    Saturday, November 17, 2012 ASU vs. Washington State Football Game
    Thursday, November 15, 2012 Ethnic Leadership Branch Meeting
    Thursday, November 15, 2012 Leisure Benefits Branch "Third Thursday" Meeting
    Wednesday, November 14, 2012 Conference Committee Meeting
    Wednesday, November 14, 2012 Rec Pros Branch Meeting
    Tuesday, November 13, 2012 Annual Meeting of the Arizona Heritage Alliance
    Friday, November 09, 2012 Phoenix Summit Challenge & U Rock Festival
    Tuesday, November 06, 2012 Sports & Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Sunday, October 28, 2012 NFL Punt, Pass & Kick West Valley Sectional
    Friday, October 26, 2012 APRA Emerging Leaders Workshop
    Thursday, October 25, 2012 APRA Board of Directors Retreat
    Tuesday, October 16, 2012 NRPA Congress and Exposition
    Saturday, September 29, 2012 Music in the Mountains
    Wednesday, September 26, 2012 Aquatics Symposium
    Friday, August 31, 2012 APRA Conference & Trade Show - Workshops & Tours
    Wednesday, August 29, 2012 APRA Conference & Trade Show - Maintenance Day Too
    Tuesday, August 28, 2012 APRA Board of Directors Meeting - West Region
    Tuesday, August 28, 2012 APRA Conference & Trade Show - Golf Tournament
    Tuesday, August 28, 2012 APRA Conference & Trade Show
    Monday, August 27, 2012 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam
    Saturday, August 04, 2012 APRA Swimmer's Classic
    Thursday, June 21, 2012 Sports and Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Thursday, June 14, 2012 The World's Largest Swimming Lesson
    Friday, June 08, 2012 APRA Board of Directors Meeting/Workshop - East Region
    Friday, May 18, 2012 APRA Annual Awards Nomination Deadline
    Thursday, May 17, 2012 Leisure Benefits Branch "Third Thursday" Meeting
    Friday, May 04, 2012 Leisure Benefits Branch Awards Luncheon
    Friday, May 04, 2012 APRA Emerging Leaders Workshop
    Thursday, April 26, 2012 Sports and Aquatics Branch Meeting
    Saturday, April 21, 2012 APRA Small Fry Family Fishing Derby
    Saturday, March 31, 2012 APRA Company Picnic
    Friday, March 30, 2012 APRA Administrators Branch Meeting
    Monday, March 26, 2012 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam
    Sunday, March 25, 2012 APRA Spring Training Fundraiser ~ San Francisco Giants @ Chicago White Sox
    Wednesday, March 21, 2012 Certified Pool Operator Course
    Thursday, March 15, 2012 Leisure Benefits Branch "Third Thursday" Meeting
    Wednesday, March 14, 2012 APRA Golf Fundraiser at Mesa Riverview
    Tuesday, February 21, 2012 Arizona State Parks Advocacy Day 2012
    Friday, February 17, 2012 APRA Emerging Leaders Workshop
    Friday, February 03, 2012 APRA Winter Craze Weekend
    Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Environmental Day at the Capitol
    Friday, January 20, 2012 APRA Board of Directors Meeting/Workshop - South Region
    Thursday, January 19, 2012 Leisure Benefits Branch Meeting
    Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Lunch & Learn Series - Fees Roundtable
    Thursday, January 12, 2012 APRA Administrators Branch Meeting
    Thursday, December 08, 2011 APRA Administrators Branch Meeting
    Wednesday, November 16, 2011 APRA Lunch and Educate Series
    Saturday, November 05, 2011 Arizona Salsa Festival
    Saturday, October 29, 2011 L.A. Kings @ Phoenix Coyotes ~ Arizona Parks & Recreation Night
    Saturday, October 29, 2011 Colorado at ASU Football Game & Social
    Thursday, October 27, 2011 APRA Board of Directors Retreat
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