Events


  • Southeast Holiday Luncheon

    Dec 14, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM (ET)
    11:30 a.m.-Check in and Silent Auction Starts Noon-1 p.m. Lunch 1:30 p.m. Silent Auction Ends Please bring an unwrapped toy for the Family Central Donation ​​ ​
    Wilton Manors, FL, United States

  • Team Building Workshop

    Jan 12, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (ET)
    Information to Come
    Greenacres

  • Team Building Workshop

    Jan 18
    Information to come
    North Fort Myers

  • Team Building Workshop

    Jan 29
    Information to come
    Safety Harbor

  • Abrahams Academy

    Jan 31 - Feb 2, (ET)
    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

  • Emerging Leaders

    Jan 31 - Feb 2, (ET)
    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

  • Southeast Vendor Expo

    Feb 8, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM (ET)
    More Information to come
    Sunrise

  • Snap Chat Programming Workshop

    Feb 22, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (ET)
    Information to come

  • 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
    Information to come
    Naples

  • 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

  • Agency Summit

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

  • 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

  • Board Retreat

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

  • 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

  • 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

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