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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
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The Southern Illinois Parks and Recreation Association (SIPRA) is an affiliate of IPRA that has been providing its southern Illinois members with opportunities for education, networking, and professional growth since 1951. This Mini-Conference is a one-day event that is packed with various educational topics and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for professionals throughout the state. As an added bonus, participants will walk away with a zip drive containing all of the events'... Details
When: November 29, 2017
Where: Collinsville, IL
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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. The committee is going to celebrate the end of the year by playing Arrow Tag and Parkour at The Zone. Arrow Tag is dodgeball with bows and arrows. It is a safe and fun game that uses special foam-tipped arrows and bows that are strong enough to stimulate real arrow flight. Parkour is a form of... Details
When: November 29, 2017
Where: Mount Prospect, IL
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This is the third 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: November 30, 2017
Where: Chicago, IL
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The is the third in a series of five ProConnect (PC) events for 2017-2018. The IPRA ProConnect Mentorship Program features a unique multi-tiered approach including early career, mid-level career, and seasoned/retired professionals, placing a professional from each level in a three-part mentor team. Participants must apply to be considered for PC, and applications are generally accepted June - August for the subsequent year. There are five events scheduled to provide each team time to ... Details
When: December 5, 2017
Where: Schaumburg, IL
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IPRA's Administration and Finance (A & F) Section consists of park district professionals that either specialize or work in and around administration, business, human resources, and information technology. 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 ... Details
When: December 6, 2017
Where: Des Plaines, IL
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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. The meeting will be preceded by a lunch social to celebrate the end of... Details
When: December 6, 2017
Where: New Lenox, IL
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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: December 7, 2017
Where: Addison, IL
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Located within IPRA's Recreation (REC) Section, the Teen Committee consists of a group of park district professionals that either specialize or work in and around early-to-late teenagers. The meeting will consist of a round-table discussion that will allow professionals to share and discuss different ideas about teen events, trends, marketing, and camps. Also, a Broomball social will follow - dress warm, wear gym shoes, and bring your friends! If you are interested in joining the... Details
When: December 7, 2017
Where: Franklin Park, IL
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The Illinois Park and Recreation Foundation (IPRF) is the philanthropic and support organization of IPRA and its members, committed to the investment in today's students and professionals in the field of parks and recreation.  Its goals are to promote and support continuing education and professional development of IPRA members and develop future leaders within the Association. This meeting is for IPRF board members... Details
When: December 8, 2017
Where: La Grange, IL
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Sponsored by IPRA's Communications & Marketing (C & M) Section, this event is the second of two and is designed for professionals that have a fitness center at their agency or are on the brink of building a new one for their community. Theresa Esposito and Corinne Vargas will facilitate this roundtable discussion and help participants share, compare, and learn different marketing techniques that others are using to boost their fitness facility needs. No idea will be turned away, so... Details
When: December 11, 2017
Where: Plainfield, IL
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The is the fourth 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: December 12, 2017
Where: Naperville, IL
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This month's webinar, Give the Gift of Great Customer Service, is presented by Kurt Podeszwa of Journey Consulting, and he will discuss how to model and motivate your staff to develop and deliver excellent customer service across your agency. If you want to learn how to empower and develop teams of people who enjoy and excel in customer service and retention, or if you are looking for more professional growth opportunities, you are encouraged to register for the Skills Development... Details
When: December 13, 2017
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Located within IPRA's Therapeutic Recreation (TR) Section, the Youth Programming Committee consists of a group of special recreation professionals that either specialize or work in and around youth programming. The meeting will include a discussion of several different youth programming topics. If you are interested in joining the committee or simply wish to attend for educational purposes, you are encouraged to register. This is a members-only event, but guests interested learning... Details
When: December 14, 2017
Where: Addision, IL
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Located within IPRA's Recreation (REC) Section, the Day Camp and School Age Committee consists of a group of park district professionals that either specialize or work in and around before-and-after school programs and camps. The meeting will include a discussion about field trips, entertainers, games, and activities for "no-school" days and summer camps. If you are interested in joining the committee or simply wish to attend the workshop for educational purposes, you are encouraged... Details
When: December 14, 2017
Where: Northbrook, IL