Upcoming Play and Playground Events

October 22, 2018 The 2018 Annual Membership Meeting will attract over 200 industry leaders and feature exceptional networking, Exhibitor Showcase with tabletop displays...
Surfaces

October 23, 2018 Join fellow waterpark owners, operators, developers, designers and suppliers for the WWA Annual Symposium & Trade Show. The WWA Show continues to...
Aquatics

November 7, 2018 Learn the latest athletic, fitness and recreation trends from more than 130 educational sessions and explore hundreds of exhibitors that bring you...
Athletics

November 12, 2018 Come together with your peers and be inspired at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2017 to infuse something fresh, bold, and unique for your attraction! Whether...
Amusement Park

November 15, 2018 Rural communities are wonderful places to live and work, which is why over 60 million people – nearly one in five Americans – call them home. These...
Health and Safety

November 27, 2018 Contact: Washington Recreation and Park Association - [email protected] or 888-459-0009 https://wrpa.memberclicks.net/certified-playground-...
Playground Construction

November 29, 2018 2018 China (Zhongshan) Int’l Games & Amusement Fair (G & A 2018) First held in 2008, G & A managed to become the world’s most...
Amusement Park

November 30, 2018 Forging New Frontiers, the annual conference of the Injury Free Coalition for Kids, is the premier injury prevention meeting to foster collaborative...
Health and Safety

December 3, 2018 Sponsored by the NRPA and hosted by the Pennsylvania Recreation & Park Society, this course is the most comprehensive training program on...
Playground Construction

December 10, 2018 Human Rights Day continues the celebration of the 20th anniversary with 20 YEARS: WORKING FOR YOUR RIGHTS as its theme but with the emphasis...
Health and Safety

January 1, 2019 National Mentoring Month is a campaign held each January to promote youth mentoring in the United States. It was...
School and Education

January 29, 2019 International Puzzle Day is celebrated on January 29. It was created in 1995 by game companies in the United States. On International Puzzle Day,...
Games and Gaming

February 1, 2019 Every February, the school-based health care community celebrates National School-Based Health Care Awareness Month—an opportunity to recognize...
School and Education

February 2, 2019 The 7th Annual Association of Aquatic Professionals Conference and Exposition on February 5 - 8, 2018 at the TradeWinds Island Resort, St. Pete Beach,...
Aquatics

February 6, 2019 RAISING AWARENESS ABOUT THE NECESSITY OF UNSTRUCTURED PLAY February 4, 2015, was the first annual Global School Play Day for students in schools...
School and Education

February 10, 2019 8th Annual Mid-Winter Play Day February 11, 2018 1pm-4pm, Volunteers 12pm-5pm Takoma Park Community Center This event is co-sponsored by the...
Games and Gaming

March 1, 2019 National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign sponsored annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign is...
Health and Safety

March 11, 2019 This course is the most comprehensive training program on playground hazard identification and risk management methods offered. Advanced reading and 12...
Maintenance & Inspection

March 11, 2019 Event Overview The 2018 Spring Membership Meeting will attract over 200 industry leaders and feature exceptional networking, Exhibitor Showcase with...
Artificial Turf

March 12, 2019 Join us as we celebrate 70 Years of Inspiring Excellence, March 13-16, 2018.   We'll convene at the favorite Long Beach Convention...
Parks and Recreation

March 15, 2019 11th Annual Growing IN Place Symposium Greening Urban Childhood by Design   Theme:  Greening Urban Childhood by Design...
Nature Play

March 19, 2019 Join SHAPEAmerica in Nashville for an exceptional professional development experience that will help you to: Become a more effective health/...
School and Education

March 26, 2019 For more details, go to www.prps.org  Let the Spirit of Recreation…  invite you to attend the largest statewide tradeshow...
Accessibility

April 1, 2019 Celebrate the Month of the Military Child at MilitaryKidsConnect.org MilitaryKidsConnect.org invites all military parents to spend quality time with...
Parenting

April 1, 2019 Nearly a quarter century ago, the Autism Society launched a nationwide effort to promote autism awareness, inclusion and self-determination for all, and...
Health and Safety

April 22, 2019 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 22, 2019 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 29, 2019 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, 2019 What is International School Grounds Month? In May 2013 the International School Grounds Alliance is calling on schools around the globe to take their...
School and Education

May 1, 2019 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, 2019 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, 2019 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 9, 2019 Since the inception in 2005, multiple leading game & amusement, theme parks & attractions brands have been much involved in AAA every year...
Amusement Park

May 16, 2019 WHAT IS OUTDOOR CLASSROOM DAY? Outdoor Classroom Day is a global campaign to celebrate and inspire outdoor learning and play. On the day, thousands of...
School and Education

May 19, 2019 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 20, 2019 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, 2019 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 20, 2019 The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson™, created by the World Waterpark Association in 2010, is a global public relations event supported by...
Pools

June 23, 2019 Come to Boise, ID, for the Shape America West Regional Conference. Register here
School and Education

July 1, 2019 Since 1985, America has celebrated July as the nation’s official Park and Recreation Month. This July, we want everyone talking about what they love about...
Parks and Recreation

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