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Park Planner Palooza

Lifeguard Leadership 2016

Pollinators in Parks

6/8/2016 » 6/10/2016
Certified Playground Safety Inspector Class & Exam

6/8/2016 » 6/9/2016
2016 CPSI Exhibitor Registration

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 Park Planner Palooza III


Friday, May 6th, 8a - 4p

Park Planner Palooza is an opportunity for Oregon park planning and design professionals to receive training and CEU credits, discuss cutting-edge planning initiatives, and view innovative projects. Participants will learn about innovative methods to break down typical planning and public engagement process, Creative ways that parks and recreation professionals can increase their recreation levels of service with limited public space, and ways that parks and recreation agencies are meeting the increasing public demand for access to water. 

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The lifeguard leadership workshop outlines industry best practices for entry level aquatics leadership members.  

Classroom style presentation covers trends, tips and guidelines for in-service leaders, head guards and coordinators.  

Our pool portion will introduce multi-agency rescues from Ellis and Associates, Star Fish Aquatics and the American Red Cross to give participants a well rounded and practical approach to training lifeguard staff.  

Where, When, and How Much?

Willamalane Park Swim Center
1276 G St, Springfield, OR 97477

Sunday, May 22nd, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

ORPA Members: $30 | Non-Members: $40

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Registration for the Certified Playground Safety Inspector Class and Exam is now open!

This year's CPSI Course and Exam is taking place at the Hillsboro Library on June 8th, 9th, and 10th.

The purpose of the CPSI course is to educate participants on national playground standards and guidelines for children aged 2-12 years old and to enable those who successfully complete the course to:

  • identify hazards on public playground equipment and the playground
  • rank the hazards according to injury potential
  • apply the knowledge to remove the hazards and establish a system of inspections.

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Promote your company and products at ORPA’s annual Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) class – the best opportunity to access to key playground decision-makers, frontline staff, and designers in Oregon! 

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