Events


  • Joe Abrahams Academy for Leadership Excellence

    Jan 15 - 17, (ET)
    THIS EVENT IS FULL The Joe Abrahams Academy for Leadership Excellence is a two part-intensive academy that focuses on the professional who wants to advance into executive level leadership. This course is designed to not only equip you with the tools necessary for being a great leader, but to encourage you to explore your own qualities, goals and tendencies to determine what your path may be. The Abrahams Academy requires a commitment to the profession, your colleagues and yourself. 
    Haines City, FL, United States

  • Emerging Leaders Institute

    Jan 15 - 17, (ET)
    THIS EVENT IS FULL The Emerging Leaders Institute is for professionals new to supervisory positions who have demonstrated promise as a future leader in the field.  It is designed to expose participants to critical leadership skills in preparation for future leadership growth.  
    Haines City, FL, United States

  • Parks Management Institute

    Jan 29 - 30, (ET)
    The appropriate management of parks and other public areas by trained professionals is perhaps the first line of defense in the protection of these spaces and the appropriate use of them, in order to protect them for years to come.  FRPA’s Park Management Institute is an intensive and comprehensive learning journey appropriate for those responsible at the senior level leadership in the Parks area.  Content will span the history of parks in America, trends and issues facing our parks and natural areas, organizational frameworks, human resources management, as well as the more technical issues surrounding maintenance management systems, risk and safety, equipment, turf maintenance, field lining, courts, ground maintenance, and so much more.
    Dunedin, FL, United States

  • Optimizing External Resources

    Feb 7, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM (ET)
    Use the resources around to you expand your programs, add sponsorship dollars, create a volunteer base and more. This class will explore the ways your can connect with the businesses and organizations in your community to maximize your reach.
    Wellington, FL, United States

  • Southeast Vendor Expo

    Feb 14, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (ET)
    If you are planning your summer recreation, building or opening a new facility, researching new lighting or park items, looking for aquatic or fitness equipment or just curious about what different vendors offer in your area then you will not want to miss the 2019 Vendor Expo! Admission is FREE for park and recreation professionals who work for a park or recreation department. No need to pre-register, just show up! Vendors Please register under the "Register Now" button.   
    Sunrise, FL, United States

  • Lunch and Learn

    Feb 21, 10:00 AM - 1:15 PM (ET)
    This gathering will allow time for  networking  over lunch, with an opportunity to earn .1 CEU during a presentation by some local  corporate  community partners. 
    Tampa, FL, United States

  • Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course and Exam

    Feb 27 - Mar 1, (ET)
    NRPA’s industry leading certification program in playground safety, the Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) Certification program will provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date training on playground safety issues including hazard identification, equipment specifications, surfacing requirements and risk management methods.
    Winter Haven, FL, United States

  • Recognizing and Responding: Handling Crisis

    Mar 14, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (ET)
    The Recognizing and Responding: Handling Crisis workshop will take a deep look at issues that all too often affect unsuspecting communities. It is not always a mass crisis. Every day someone in your program, or a visitor to your park may be in crisis.  This one-day workshop will feature sessions that will help the park and recreation professional recognize when a citizen or coworker may be in a crisis and help equip you with the information needed to point them in the right direction for help. Presentations will feature information about crisis theories, as well as how to engage local resources after a crisis has occurred.  
    Gainesville, FL, United States

  • Agency Summit

    Mar 28 - 29, (ET)
    Daytona Beach Shores, FL, United States

  • Recognizing and Responding: Handling Crisis

    Apr 9, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (ET)
    The Recognizing and Responding: Handling Crisis workshop will take a deep look at issues that all too often affect unsuspecting communities. It is not always a mass crisis. Every day someone in your program, or a visitor to your park may be in crisis.  This one-day workshop will feature sessions that will help the park and recreation professional recognize when a citizen or coworker may be in a crisis and help equip you with the information needed to point them in the right direction for help. Presentations will feature information about crisis theories, as well as how to engage local resources after a crisis has occurred.
    Cape Coral, FL, United States

  • Recognizing and Responding: Handling Crisis

    Apr 10, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (ET)
    The Recognizing and Responding: Handling Crisis workshop will take a deep look at issues that all too often affect unsuspecting communities. It is not always a mass crisis. Every day someone in your program, or a visitor to your park may be in crisis.  This one-day workshop will feature sessions that will help the park and recreation professional recognize when a citizen or coworker may be in a crisis and help equip you with the information needed to point them in the right direction for help. Presentations will feature information about crisis theories, as well as how to engage local resources after a crisis has occurred.
    Jensen Beach, FL, United States

  • Recognizing and Responding: Handling Crisis

    Apr 18, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM (ET)
    The Recognizing and Responding: Handling Crisis workshop will take a deep look at issues that all too often affect unsuspecting communities. It is not always a mass crisis. Every day someone in your program, or a visitor to your park may be in crisis.  This one-day workshop will feature sessions that will help the park and recreation professional recognize when a citizen or coworker may be in a crisis and help equip you with the information needed to point them in the right direction for help. Presentations will feature information about crisis theories, as well as how to engage local resources after a crisis has occurred.
    Bartow, FL, United States

  • Central Summer Games Workshop

    May 18, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM (ET)
    Join the fun-literally! This staff training is completely hands-on and you will take away tons of activities, games, crafts, transition ideas and more. Come ready to play!
    Seminole, FL, United States

  • Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course and Exam

    May 22 - 24, (ET)
    NRPA’s industry leading certification program in playground safety, the Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) Certification program will provide the most comprehensive and up-to-date training on playground safety issues including hazard identification, equipment specifications, surfacing requirements and risk management methods.
    Sunrise, FL, United States

  • Southeast Holiday Luncheon

    Dec 12, 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM (ET)
    Cooper City, FL, United States

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