Events

CPSI WORKSHOP

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Certified Playground Safety Inspector Training
September 13-15 Saratoga Springs, NY

NYSRPS and the National Recreation and Park Association are pleased to announce the most comprehensive training program on playground hazard identification and risk management methods offered nationwide.

September 13 & 14 – Course Days: 8am-5pm
September 15 – Exam Day: Check‐in at 8am, Exam 9am‐11am

A professional must successfully pass the CPSI examination to receive the 3 year certification.

Who Should Attend:

  • Administrators
  • Supervisory Personnel
  • Public Works Departments
  • Planning Departments
  • Building and Grounds Maintenance Staff
  • Engineers
  • Architects
  • Playground Equipment Installers
  • Playground Manufacturer Representatives
  • Operators and Caretakers of Playgrounds
 REGISTER NOW FOR CPSI
 

A SPECIAL RATE at The Embassy Suites has been secured at $124 (including gourmet breakfast), conveniently located just 2 miles from the training site, nestled right in the heart of downtown Saratoga Springs!

 

Group Name:
NYS Recreation & Park Society
Group Code:
RPS
Check-in:
12 (or 13) SEP-2017
Check-out:
15-SEP-2017
Hotel Name:
Hotel Address:
86 Congress St
 
Saratoga Springs, New York
 
12866
Phone Number:
518-290-9090


RESERVE YOUR $124 (per night) EMBASSY SUITE NOW! 

Reservations must be made by August 12, 2017 to receive special rate.

 

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NOVEMBER 14, 2017
Westchester County Center
White Plains, NY 10601

Registration 8:00am -8:45am   

Program 8:45am - 5:00pm (including break for exhibits and lunch)

The New York State Recreation and Park Society is pleased to announce this year's 23rd Annual Downstate Conference. This greatly anticipated one-day event features 25 speakers and over 30 exhibitors specializing in parks, recreation and therapeutic recreation. 

The Downstate Conference is a collaborative effort by NYSRPS and our NY Affiliates: Westchester Recreation and Park Society (WRAPS), Hudson Valley Leisure Services Associates (HVLSA), METRO, and the New York State Therapeutic Recreation Association (NYSTRA).

The Downstate Conference Committee is pleased to announce this year's theme (and challenge):
BE EXTRAordinary!

Inspired by Seth Godin's book Purple Cow that "urges you to put a Purple Cow into everything you build, and everything you do, to create something truly noticeable."
  • Do you have what it takes to be the Purple Cow in the field of cows? 
  • Does your agency, programs, parks, and staff STAND OUT or do you just blend in?
  • Is your agency unique, exceptional, & unforgettable - like a Purple Cow - or are you just your basic black or brown steer?

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
Interested in presenting at this conference?

We are seeking dynamic presenters and proven professionals who are excited to share vital program and educational information with our park, recreation and therapeutic recreation professionals.

Before proceeding be sure you have these specific items ready:

  • Title of Session
  • Description
  • Educational Needs
  • 3 Specific Learning Outcomes
  • Resume and /or Bio (250 words min)

SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT

ADDITIONAL ABSTRACTS? If you would like to present more than one session, please use the ADDITIONAL ABSTRACT REGISTRATION FORM.

 

ABSTRACT DEADLINE: JULY 7, 2017

For questions about submitting your abstract please contact
Program Chair, Daryl Sudlow: dsudlow@bedfordny.gov

NOW REGISTERING EXHIBITORS- SEE BOOTH INFORMATION