Events


  • Snap Chat Programming Workshop

    Feb 22, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (ET)
    This workshop will focus on different programming areas, offering an in depth view of four different programs. Presenters will offer new and trending ideas in recreation and park programming.
    Tamarac, FL, United States

  • Parks Management Institute

    Feb 27 - 28, (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. 2018 topics include land management, storm preparedness, partnerships, campgrounds, coastal erosion, permits with state agencies and more.
    Venice, FL, United States

  • Snap Chat Programming Workshop

    Mar 2
    ​​​​This workshop will focus the importance of strong programming and dive into what makes a successful program. Presenters will offer new and trending ideas in recreation and park programming. Participants are encouraged to bring a program that they have implemented to share. For full class descriptions, click "More Information" below.
    Naples, FL, United States

  • Southeast Turf Rodeo

    Mar 23, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (ET)
    Think you can beat out other park professionals when it comes to lining a field? How about placing an egg on the top of a cone...with a backhoe? Try these or other skills at the Southeast  Turf Rodeo. Day includes skills round up stations, an educational session and lunch. Information to come
    Deerfield Beach

  • Northern Turf Rodeo

    Mar 29, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (ET)
    Think you can beat out other park professionals when it comes to lining a field? How about placing an egg on the top of a cone...with a backhoe? Try these or other skills at the Northern  Maintenance Workshop. Day includes skills round up stations, an educational session and lunch. Interested in becoming a sponsor?  Download the sponsorship form Participation Information to come​
    Gainesville

  • Snap Chat Programming Workshop

    Apr 4, 9:14 AM - 9:14 AM (ET)
    More Information to Come
    St Pete Beach, FL, United States

  • Public Space Workshop

    Apr 11, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM (ET)
    Creating a High Performance Public Space for Resiliency and Sustainability Are you interested in making your department more “essential” by contributing to your community’s livability, sustainability, or resiliency? Are you planning to update an existing park, trail, or other public space, or design a new one? Are funds limited? Join FRPA and Dr. David Barth for a hands-on, 5-hour workshop that promises to leverage available resources to transform your project into a “High Performance Public Space” (HPPS) that generates economic, environmental, and social sustainability benefits.  
    Gainesville, FL, United States

  • Agency Summit

    Apr 19 - 20, (CT)
    Information to come
    Deefield Beach

  • Public Space Workshop

    Apr 24, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM (ET)
    Creating a High Performance Public Space for Resiliency and Sustainability Are you interested in making your department more “essential” by contributing to your community’s livability, sustainability, or resiliency? Are you planning to update an existing park, trail, or other public space, or design a new one? Are funds limited? Join FRPA and Dr. David Barth for a hands-on, 5-hour workshop that promises to leverage available resources to transform your project into a “High Performance Public Space” (HPPS) that generates economic, environmental, and social sustainability benefits.
    Auburndale, FL, United States

  • Certified Playground Safety Inspector's Course and Exam

    Apr 25 - 27, (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 Park, United States

  • Public Space Workshop

    May 2, 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM (ET)
    Creating a High Performance Public Space for Resiliency and Sustainability Are you interested in making your department more “essential” by contributing to your community’s livability, sustainability, or resiliency? Are you planning to update an existing park, trail, or other public space, or design a new one? Are funds limited? Join FRPA and Dr. David Barth for a hands-on, 5-hour workshop that promises to leverage available resources to transform your project into a “High Performance Public Space” (HPPS) that generates economic, environmental, and social sustainability benefits.
    Hollywood, FL, United States

  • Team Building Workshop

    May 4
    Information to come
    North Fort Myers, FL, United States

  • Board Retreat

    May 16 - 18, (ET)
    FRPA invite only
    Haines City

  • Central Summer Camps Staff Workshop

    May 19, 8:00 AM - 3:00 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! Information to come
    St Cloud, FL, United States

  • Central Summer Camps Staff Workshop

    May 19, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (CT)
    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! Information to come
    Dunedin, FL, United States

  • Southeast Summer Staff Training

    May 19, 2:42 PM - 2:42 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! Information to come
    Plantation, 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. Information to come
    Davie, FL, United States

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