Upcoming Play and Playground Events

April 1, 2023 Celebrate the Month of the Military Child at MilitaryKidsConnect.org MilitaryKidsConnect.org invites all military parents to spend quality time with...
Parenting

April 1, 2023 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 18, 2023 Join SHAPEAmerica in Tampa for an exceptional professional development experience that will help you to: Become a more effective health/physical...
School and Education

April 24, 2023 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

April 24, 2023 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 24, 2023 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

May 1, 2023 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, 2023 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, 2023 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, 2023 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 18, 2023 Join C&NN for the largest gathering of children and nature advocates in the world. From inspiring keynotes to hands-on workshops, the biennial...
Nature Play

May 18, 2023 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 21, 2023 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

June 1, 2023 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 15, 2023 The World’s Largest Swimming Lesson™, created by the World Waterpark Association in 2010, is a global public relations event supported by...
Pools

June 25, 2023 Come to Boise, ID, for the Shape America West Regional Conference. Register here
School and Education

July 1, 2023 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

July 1, 2023 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 17, 2023 The week of July 16-22, 2018, thousands of youth sports coaches, athletic directors, recreation directors, association members, sponsors, young athletes,...
Athletics

July 24, 2023 The Institute was established to help support, enhance, and develop the instructional skill sets of grassroots K-12 physical education teachers and...
Athletics

September 1, 2023 One in 3 children in the United States is overweight or obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in...
Health and Safety

September 26, 2023   To learn more and to register, visit the NRPA Annual Conference website here.  
Parks and Recreation

October 1, 2023 October is National Farm to School Month! Join us and thousands of schools, early care, and education sites, farms, communities, and organizations...
Health and Safety

October 1, 2023 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, 2023 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 2, 2023 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 3, 2023 Illinois Park & Rec Association Homewood, Illinois 708.588.2280
Playground Construction

October 11, 2023 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 23, 2023 The 2018 Annual Membership Meeting will attract over 200 industry leaders and feature exceptional networking, Exhibitor Showcase with tabletop displays...
Surfaces

October 24, 2023 Join fellow waterpark owners, operators, developers, designers and suppliers for the WWA Annual Symposium & Trade Show. The WWA Show continues to...
Aquatics

November 1, 2023 Every Fall, Pease Park Conservancy welcomes hundreds of supporters, civic leaders, influencers, neighbors, and friends for an evening celebrating the...
Parks and Recreation

November 2, 2023 Learn the latest athletic, fitness and recreation trends from more than 130 educational sessions and explore hundreds of exhibitors that bring you...
Athletics

November 13, 2023 Deliver compelling guest experiences and build on your success at IAAPA Attractions Expo 2018. You'll discover fun, future trends, and the forward...
Amusement Park

November 16, 2023 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 24, 2023 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

November 28, 2023 Contact: Washington Recreation and Park Association - [email protected] or 888-459-0009 https://wrpa.memberclicks.net/certified-playground-...
Playground Construction

December 10, 2023 Human Rights Day is held on 10 December every year, the date the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human...
Health and Safety

January 1, 2024 National Mentoring Month is a campaign held each January to promote youth mentoring in the United States. It was...
School and Education

January 29, 2024 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, 2024 Every February, the school-based health care community celebrates National School-Based Health Care Awareness Month—an opportunity to recognize...
School and Education

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