PRPS Webinar: Bike Friendly Business
April 26 - FREE*
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
*CEUs available $5/PRPS Member, $10/Non-Member

How important is it to you to…
* Increase workforce productivity?
* Lower employee absenteeism?
* Increase employee passion and commitment?
* Attract customers?
* Meet sustainability goals?
Join us for a free webinar to learn how becoming a Bicycle Friendly Business℠ (BFB) can positively impact these issues that are common to many organizations. Bikes are Good for People and Business and Health and the Environment!
The League of American Bicyclists BFB program can help you build a more positive workplace culture, attract employees and customers, and increase sustainability targets. Consider leading by example in your community and earn a nationally recognized BFB designation!  The application is easy to complete and feedback provided by the League includes helpful steps to become even more bike friendly as part of the process. 
This webinar will provide helpful insight from Trish Meek of Centre Regional Planning Agency and Joan Potter of Videon Central on how State College businesses have found success supporting bicycling internally and externally, and they’ll share a few low cost suggestions to kick-start your Bicycle Action Plan. Hope you can join us!

PRPS Webinar: Navigating Dementia Care
May 3 - FREE*
1:00 - 2:00 pm
*CEUs available $5/PRPS Member, $10/Non-Member Understanding dementia is one thing … understanding the reality of caring for someone living with dementia is another.  Discussed in this webinar will be the day-to-day care challenges and examine how interactions are in real life.  Learned will be tips and tricks that help in creating customized, individualized dementia care.  Participate to get proven strategies on what works to navigate both successful and challenging situations. 
Speaker: Carrie Chiusano, Executive Director of Dementia Care, Presbyterian SeniorCare Network

LIVE Webinar Only - Webinar will not be available after the May 3 event. 

Want to learn more about Dementia Care? Check out the Therapeutic Recreation Institute Pre-Conference: Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care on June 5, 2018. Visit prps.org for details!

Coming Soon!

Get Outdoors PA Webinar: Diversity in Your Outdoor Programming
Wednesday, May 23

Webinar Archives

Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society Webinars

The following webinars were presented in 2016 and are available for purchase.

Developing a Park Facility Inspection Model
Date Presented: January 14, 2016

Representatives from the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department discuss the formation of their Operational Standards Unit, which oversees the inspection of facilities and parkland within the 11,000 acres of the Philadelphia Parks and Recreation system. This presentation includes the program’s history, process for the development of standards and inspection sheets, auditing, and the successes and challenges of the first two years. The speakers also detail their plans for programmatic expansion over the next two years to show how past practices, continued research and departmental needs inform the future of their inspection model. This webinar has great information for parks and recreation operations management and staff and anyone from the public or private sector specializing in crafting park management operations policy and best practices.

PA Child Protective Services Law-Park and Recreation Aspects
Date Presented: March 30, 2016

Description: This webinar updates park and recreation service providers who deliver services to
minors on compliance obligations under the Pa. Child Protective Services Law. The speaker reviews
the interactions with minors that would potentially trigger compliance provisions and discusses
employer obligations with respect to employee/volunteer vetting and reporting of suspected child

Get Outdoors PA Webinars

The following webinars were presented free of charge to existing and potential Get Outdoors PA Community Partners. The webinars feature a variety of topics related to outdoor recreation programming. Feel free to download the presentation slides and/or access recordings of the live presentations. The webinars were funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Visit the Get Outdoors PA  to learn more about the program.

 Trail Events that Make Everyone Happy: Recording and Slides
 National Get Outdoors Day Programs:  Recording  
 Bike Programming: Teaching the Simple Pleasures of a Ride: Recording  
 Winter Outdoor Programs: Implementing Best Practices: Recording  
 Using Social Media to Promote Your Outdoor Recreation Programs: Recording  
 Inclusive and Adaptive Outdoor Recreation Programs: Recording  
 Best Practices for Outdoor Recreation Programs: Slides
 Humans Were Never Meant to Hibernate - Winter Outdoor Programs:  Slides
 We're Get Outdoors PA Partners, now what?: Slides
 Discover the Hidden Benefits of Get Outdoors PA: Slides