Upcoming Play and Playground Events

April 23, 2018 Spring is here and the playgrounds are open again! All of us have fond memories of playing at recess or going to the park with our families. Playgrounds...
Playground Safety

April 23, 2018 For Parks & Rec Directors: Over 48 hours, you’re going to meet with parks and recreation directors from all around the country. You’re going...
Parks and Recreation

April 26, 2018 The two-day Playground Maintenance Technician Program (PMT) focuses on practical playground maintenance practices, inspection principles and best...
Maintenance & Inspection

April 30, 2018 Screen-Free Week (formerly TV-Turnoff) is an annual celebration where children, families, schools, and communities turn off screens and turn on life....
Games and Gaming

May 1, 2018 California schools will be participating in the first Living Schoolyard Month by bringing more of their academic classes outside for hands-on lessons during...
School and Education

May 1, 2018 May is National Bike Month, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists and celebrated in communities from coast to coast. Established in 1956, National...
Bike Racks

May 1, 2018 As the weather warms up, pools are preparing to open and crowds are gearing up to head to the beach. National Water Safety Month is the perfect time to...
Water Safety

May 1, 2018 Participant Benefits Learn about materials! Learn how to maintain playground equipment made of metal, plastic, wood and concrete Learn about safety!...
Maintenance & Inspection

May 3, 2018 Play is a necessity for children and youth. Yet with each passing year, the time, space and freedom children have allocated to self- directed play is...
Play

May 8, 2018 Sponsored by the NRPA and hosted by the Pennsylvania Recreation & Park Society, this course is the most comprehensive training program on playground...
Maintenance & Inspection

May 20, 2018 Kids, you work hard every day.  It’s time to show your parents just how hard you work.  After all, your primary job is to play, and the third...
Parks and Recreation

May 21, 2018 Over the past several years, leaders like you have told us how much they value gathering with children and nature advocates from around the world at our...
Nature Play
May 21, 2018 Over the past several years, leaders like you have told us how much they value gathering with children and nature advocates from around the world at our...
Nature Play

May 28, 2018 Over the past several years, leaders like you have told us how much they value gathering with children and nature advocates from around the world at our...
Nature Play
May 28, 2018 Over the past several years, leaders like you have told us how much they value gathering with children and nature advocates from around the world at our...
Nature Play

June 1, 2018 Join NSC and thousands of organizations across the country as we work to raise awareness of what it takes to Keep Each Other Safe. Observed annually in...
Health and Safety

June 21, 2018 [[{"fid":"8584","view_mode":"media_original","fields":{"alt":"WLSL","title":"Worlds Largest Swimming Lessons","height":499,"width":750,"class":"media-...
Pools

July 1, 2018 Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun are the main cause of skin cancer. UV damage can...
Health and Safety

July 9, 2018 The week of July 13-19, 2015, thousands of youth sports coaches, athletic directors, recreation directors, association members, sponsors, young athletes,...
Athletics

July 23, 2018 The Institute was established to help support, enhance, and develop the instructional skill sets of grassroots K-12 physical education teachers and...
Athletics
July 23, 2018 The Institute was established to help support, enhance, and develop the instructional skill sets of grassroots K-12 physical education teachers and...
Athletics

August 6, 2018 CPSI course Hosted by Colorado Parks and Rec Association 5349 W 27th Ave Wheat Ridge, CO 80214 303.231.0943 Registration Info
Construction

August 28, 2018 California Park and Rec Society Livermore, California 916.665.2777 Registration Info
Construction

September 5, 2018 1481 S. King Street #226 Honolulu, Hawaii 96814 Tel: (808) 845-7788 · Fax: (808) 952-5501 · www.ipr-hawaii.com  Register Here
Maintenance & Inspection

September 12, 2018 Virginia Rec and Park Society Leesburg, Virginia  804-730-9447 Registration Info
Construction

September 12, 2018 19 Roosevelt Drive, Suite 200 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 phone: (518) 584-0321 Registration Info
Construction

September 17, 2018 Georgia Rec and Park Association Griffin, Georgia 770.760.1403 Registration Info
Construction

September 22, 2018 Band www.marsrodeo.com (Playing times 11-3:45 with two fifteen to twenty minute breaks for Zumba & Congressman leading Simon Says)...
Play

September 26, 2018 Michigan Rec and Park Association Grand Rapids Michigan 517.485.9888 Registration Info
Construction

September 29, 2018 From our neighborhood parks or beaches to our nation’s awe-inspiring national parks, public lands of all sizes and varieties are the places where we...
Parks and Recreation

October 1, 2018 The United Nations has designated the first Monday of October every year as World Habitat Day. This year, it will be celebrated on 7 October 2013. The...
Health and Safety

October 1, 2018 Child Health Day in the United States raises people’s awareness of how they can protect and develop children’s health. This event is annually celebrated...
Health and Safety

October 1, 2018 Show Your Support Join the movement! The End of Bullying Begins with Me: that’s the message during PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Month in...
Bullying

October 1, 2018 October is National Farm to School Month, a time to celebrate the connections that are happening all over the country between schools and local food. In...
Health and Safety

October 1, 2018 International Walk to School Month (IWALK) is an annual global event of the Active & Safe Routes to School program, taking place each October. It is...
School and Education

October 2, 2018 Illinois Park & Rec Association Homewood, Illinois 708.588.2280
Construction

October 10, 2018 Since 1984 and the very first edition, organized by Stéphane Hauvette with 7 competitors, the Roc d’Azur has grown continually and now...
Athletics

October 15, 2018 Synthetic Turf Council (STC) 2017 Annual Membership Meeting “IN TUNE FOR TOMORROW” October 16-18, 2017 Loews Vanderbilt Hotel Nashville,...
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