Parks & Playgrounds

Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam

May 8-10, 2018
Cranberry Township, PA
Registration Deadline: April 20, 2018

Tuition - PRPS/NRPA Members $475
Exam Member $100
Tuition - Non-member $575
Exam Non-member $125
Registration includes resource materials, breaks and lunch on days 1 and 2. Course materials will be forwarded upon receipt of payment. 

Advance reading is highly recommended for those individuals taking the exam. One month of study time prior to the exam is suggested.

In some cases, studying for the course in less than 3 weeks leads to exam failure.

Lodging Information: A block of rooms has been secured at the Hampton Inn Cranberry, located at 210 Executive Drive in Cranberry Township, PA 16066. The cost per night is $99; please mention Room Block Code: PRPS2018 when reserving your room. Rooms must be reserved by April 7, 2018.
Hampton Inn Cranberry - (724) 776-1000

2018 CPSI Dates - More details coming soon!

December 3-5, 2018       Middletown Township, PA 

Playground Maintenance Workshops

Learn the various aspects of playground maintenance at this interactive workshop. Presentations include information about: protective surfacing, play equipment maintenance, playground hazards and priorities, equipment audits and inspections and a brief overview of risk management. The workshop is approved for .6 CEUs and combines a classroom lecture with hands-on exercises and an on-site visit to a playground. Developed by the PRPS Park Resource Branch for Park Maintenance Staff, Public Works Staff, School Maintenance Staff, Parks and Recreation Directors, School Administrators, Child Care Centers, Community Organizations with play equipment