Events

 
Skip to search results
Data pager
Data pager
Page size:
 67 items in 5 pages
Show all 67
 
Data pager
Data pager
Page size:
 67 items in 5 pages
Show all 67
Additional Image
CPRP is a national certification program through the National Recreation and Park Association, and it is designed for park and recreation professionals that wish to put their career on the path to success. Achieving and maintaining this nationally-recognized certification illustrates a commitment to professional growth as well as an intricate understanding of key concepts within the field of parks and recreation. This program consists of four classes October thru December that will... Details
Additional Image
The Skills Development Webinar Series provides park district professionals with access to monthly professional development opportunities from the comfort of their home or office. By registering, you gain access to 11 total webinars, February thru December, that consist of nationally known speakers or Illinois leaders in the field of parks and recreation. Attend sessions live or access recordings on-demand. Either way, you get the cutting "edge-ucation" you need at unbelievably low... Details
Additional Image
The National Recreation & Park Association (NRPA) Annual Conference is the premier annual meeting of the park and recreation community. It is not coming to New Orleans by coincidence, as this event actually has a lot in common with the Big Easy. For one, it's BIG! The conference is comprised of more than 7,000 total attendees, nearly 500 exhibitors, more than 500 expert speakers, and nearly 300 education sessions. It's also easy in a lot of different ways. It's easy to make... Details
When: September 26–28, 2017
Where: New Orleans, LA
Additional Image
IPRA's Facility Management (FM) Section consists of park district professionals that either specialize or work in and around aquatics, community centers, fitness centers, golf courses, ice areas, and other special facilities. The event will begin with an Aquatic Roundtable discussion, followed by a presentation from Brian Shepard of Mini-Melts, as he will be speaking on new products for facilities and what kind of success that can bring to those facilities. The section meeting will... Details
When: September 27, 2017
Where: Arlington Heights, IL
Additional Image
The CPSI course is a national certification program delivered by National Recreation and Park Association instructors, and it is designed to train individuals how to identify hazards on public playgrounds and playground equipment, prioritize those hazards by injury potential, and establish a playground safety program. Upon completion of the course, attendees become eligible for the national CPSI certification exam. If your job requires you to oversee playground equipment at schools... Details
When: October 3–5, 2017
Where: Homewood, IL
Additional Image
Located within IPRA's Recreation (REC) Section, the Athletic Committee consists of a group of park district professionals that either specialize or work in and around adult and youth athletic leagues, programs, and camps. The meeting will consist of a round-table discussion that will allow professionals to share and discuss different ideas about trends and issues in the athletic community. If you are interested in joining the committee or simply wish to attend for educational... Details
When: October 3, 2017
Where: Huntley, IL
Additional Image
Located within IPRA's Recreation (REC) Section, the Special Events Committee consists of a group of park district professionals that either specialize or work in and around special events. A 30-minute committee meeting will precede a 1-hour educational session titled "Managing the Risks of Events". A speaker from the Park District Risk Management Agency (PDRMA) will engage participants in a discussion about navigating through waivers, checklists, and other requirements for a safe... Details
When: October 4, 2017
Where: River Forest, IL
Additional Image
IPRA's Therapeutic Recreation (TR) Section consists of special recreation professionals that either specialize or work in and around special recreation agencies. The section meeting will mainly consist of reports from the Section Board and each committee Chair, and an IPRA liaison will be in attendance to provide updates to the membership about news and events happening within the association. If you are interested in joining the section or simply wish to attend for educational... Details
When: October 5, 2017
Where: Addison, IL
Additional Image
The is the second in a series of six Leadership Academy (LA) programs for 2017-2018.  LA is a unique learning opportunity for Park District professionals of all levels. Whether you are newer to the professional or a seasoned veteran, you can always learn different ways to be a more effective leader for your agency. Participants must apply to be considered for the Academy, and applications are generally accepted January thru May for the subsequent year. There are three tiers of... Details
When: October 10, 2017
Where: Naperville, IL
Additional Image
This month's webinar, Improving Morale in Good Times and Bad, is presented by Marie Knight, Director of City of Long Beach Parks & Recreation, and she will discuss the many ways to impact employee morale. Explore the cost of poor morale along with your own personal motivators while unlocking the keys to elevating attitude and performance. If you want to learn more about rewards, reprimands, goodies and gifts, or if you are looking for more professional growth opportunities, you are... Details
When: October 11, 2017
Additional Image
IPRA's Diversity (DIV) Section consists of park district professionals from all areas of leisure services that seek to learn more about diversity and how it affects the workplace. The section meeting will mainly consist of reports from the Section Board and each committee Chair, and an IPRA liaison will be in attendance to provide updates to the membership about news and events happening within the association. If you are interested in joining the section or simply wish to attend for ... Details
When: October 11, 2017
Where: Riverdale, IL
Additional Image
IPRA's Recreation (REC) Section consists of park district professionals that either specialize or work in and around athletics, special events, seniors, teens, early childhood, and camps. The meeting will mainly consist of reports from the Section Board and each committee Chair, and an IPRA liaison will be in attendance to provide updates to the membership about news and events happening within the association. If you are interested in joining the section or simply wish to attend for ... Details
When: October 11, 2017
Where: Arlington Heights, IL
Additional Image
This is the second of three state-wide roundtable discussions to be hosted by IPRA this fall season. These roundtables are intended for senior staff at park and recreation agencies throughout Illinois. Topics to be explored at these roundtables include current and future trends in the field, local and national concerns and issues, and some possible resources for the items discussed. These roundtables are designated as "safe places" so the collective group can speak freely at an... Details
When: October 11, 2017
Where: Godfrey, IL
Additional Image
The Illinois Park and Recreation Association (IPRA) Board is an elected group of park district professionals committed to the on-going, professional development of its stakeholders as well as the promotion of parks and recreation in Illinois. The board meets several times throughout the calendar year to discuss topics such as dues, the association's 5-year rolling strategic plan, the proposed work plan, and the Board calendar.  This meeting is for IPRA board members... Details
When: October 12, 2017
Where: Godfrey, IL
Additional Image
This is the first of four in a series of classes designed to prepare individuals for the National Recreation and Park Association's Certified Park and Recreation Professional (CPRP) exam. All four classes in the October - December series will be taught by Nikki Ginger of the Chicago Park District, and they will provide attendees with an intensive review of parks and recreation in the content areas of Programming, Human Resources, Finance, and Operations. It is highly recommended that ... Details
When: October 12, 2017
Where: Chicago, IL