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    • 15 Apr 2020
    • 16 Apr 2020
    • Lawrence, KS
    • 6

    April 15-16, 2020

    Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center
      4706 Overland Drive

      Lawrence, KS

    Check-In begins at 7:45A.M.


    Lodging:

    Tru by Hilton, Lawrence 

    510 Wakarusa Dr. 

    Lawrence, KS 66049


    Reservations can be made by using this Link or call 1-800-Hiltons, mention AFO at Tru by Hilton Lawrence.  Group rate is available until 3/25/2020. Reservations made after this date will be subject to prevailing rate and availability.

    * Early Bird Pricing ENDS March 4, 2020 *

    CEU's:  1.5


    The Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) Course is a 2-day training program designed to meet the needs of those working in public and semi-public recreational pool or water park facilities.  The AFO Course offers unique discussions on risk management and pool management as well as training in proper water chemistry, water chemistry challenges and solutions.

    The current Aquatic Facility Operators Manual will be sent to each full course registrant prior to the course.

    Upon successful completion of the AFO Course and 50 question open book exam, participants will be certified for 5 years by the National Certification Board in coordination with the National Recreation and Park Association.

    Who Should Attend

    Aquatic Directors, Recreation Directors, Water Park Directors, Pool Managers, Aquatic Supervisors, Resort/Hotel/Motel Staff, and any staff member responsible for the operation, maintenance and management of an aquatic facility.


    Contact KRPA Office with questions:

    (785) 235-6533

    jamie@krpa.org




    Cancellation Policy: NO refunds; substitutions allowed
    • 21 Jul 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Lawrence Sports Pavillion, 100 Rock Chalk Ln. 66049
    Register

        

    NAYS Certified Youth Sports Administrator Course

    Overview

    The Academy for Youth Sports Administrator is a comprehensive certification program that provides professionals with the tools, knowledge and resources to enhance youth sports programs in their community.

    More information on the onsite course here. 

    Date: Thursday, July 21st 2020


    Time: 9a - 4p (Lunch Included)


    Location:

    Lawrence Sports Pavilion 

    100 Rock Chalk Ln 

    Lawrence, KS 66049

    Cost: $375 



    • 22 Sep 2020
    • 24 Sep 2020
    • Tall Oaks Conference Center, Linwood, Kansas
    Register

    September 22-24, 2020 


    Tall Oaks Conference Center

    12797 189th Street

    Linwood, KS 

    Who should attend? - KRPA's professional development institute is open to any parks and/or recreation staff who want to enhance their leadership skills, network with other professionals in a relaxed atmosphere and gain management knowledge that relates to the parks and recreation industry.  Anyone at any stage of their career will benefit from their experience at Tomorrow's Leaders. 

    *Attendees are required to stay overnight for the entire institute, and will be housed in the air-conditioned Lifelong Learning Center Lodge with two or three people per room.  The registration fee is all inclusive for the Tomorrow's Leaders Institute. 


    The following are included: 


    September 22: Lunch, Dinner & Lodging 

    September 23: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodging 

    September 24: Breakfast and Lunch 

    KRPA Member Rate - $275 (Early Bird - Register by Aug.14)

    KRPA Member Rate - $305

    Non-Member Rate - $350 (Early Bird - Register by Aug.14)

    Non-Member Rate - $380

    CEU's:  .9

    Questions? Please contact Jamie Reed at jamie@krpa.org 


    Thank you to our sponsor:



Past events

31 Mar 2020 Marketing Workshop (Postponed)
11 Mar 2020 AFO Aquatic Facility Operator Course - Derby, KS
03 Mar 2020 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam (Spring 2020)
10 Feb 2020 Strength Finders - Pre Conference Session
10 Feb 2020 Annual KRPA Conference and Trade Show 2020
29 Oct 2019 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam (Fall 2019)
24 Oct 2019 Playground Maintenance Course
10 Oct 2019 SHARP Workshop 2019
10 Sep 2019 Tomorrow's Leaders Institute 2019
05 Sep 2019 KRPA President Listening Tour
23 Aug 2019 Women's Leadership Summit
10 Aug 2019 YP T-Bones Baseball Game
28 May 2019 Summer to Change a Life
08 May 2019 May Lunch and Learn- Hosted by SSCI
25 Apr 2019 AFO Aquatic Facility Operator Course - Derby, KS
05 Mar 2019 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam
05 Feb 2019 Annual KRPA Conference and Trade Show 2019
17 Oct 2018 2018 KRPA/MPRA Executive Forum
07 Sep 2018 KRPA Golf Tournament - Topeka
22 Aug 2018 Annual Board Meeting
04 May 2018 KRPA Young Professionals - Tailgating Social
26 Apr 2018 AFO Aquatic Facility Operator Course - Derby, KS
07 Apr 2018 Aquatic Leadership Adventure - April 7, 2018
06 Mar 2018 Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course & Exam
23 Jan 2018 Annual KRPA Conference and Trade Show 2018
06 Oct 2017 KRPA Golf Tournament - Leawood
12 Sep 2017 Tomorrow's Leaders Institute 2017
26 Apr 2017 AFO Aquatic Facility Operator Program - April 26-27, 2017 in Lawrence
23 Apr 2017 Midwest Regional Conference 2017
11 Apr 2017 KRPA Recreation Commission Workshop
08 Apr 2017 Aquatic Leadership Adventure Registration and Sponsorships - April 8, 2017
15 Mar 2017 AFO Aquatic Facility Operator Course March 15-16, 2017 Derby
06 Mar 2017 CPSI Playground Safety Inspector March 6-8, 2017
31 Jan 2017 Annual KRPA Conference and Trade Show 2017
13 Sep 2016 Tomorrow's Leaders Institute 2016
26 Aug 2016 KRPA Golf Tournament
24 Aug 2016 KRPA/MPRA Executive Forum Registration
19 Aug 2016 SWKR Golf Tournament 2016
17 May 2016 KRPA Recreation Commission Workshop
21 Apr 2016 AFO Aquatic Facility Operator Program - April 21-22, 2016 PAST EVENT (Salina)
16 Apr 2016 Aquatic Leadership Adventure on April 16, 2016
06 Apr 2016 Healthy Communities Training and Playground Funding Initiative-WICHITA
05 Apr 2016 Healthy Communities Training and Playground Funding Initiative-MERRIAM
07 Mar 2016 CPSI Playground Safety Inspector March 7-9, 2016 PAST EVENT
01 Mar 2016 Concussions Summit 2016
29 Feb 2016 NAYS ACADEMY FOR YOUTH SPORTS 2016
01 Feb 2016 Conference T-Shirt 2016 (Dodge City)
01 Feb 2016 Attendee Registration for the 2016 KRPA Annual Conference
01 Feb 2016 Vendor Registration for the KRPA Annual Conference
04 Nov 2015 Fall Maintenance Workshop 2015
13 Oct 2015 Built Environment and Outdoor Summit
07 Oct 2015 KRPA/MPRA Executive Forum
02 Oct 2015 KRPA Golf Tournament
15 Sep 2015 NRPA Conference
14 Aug 2015 SWKR Golf Tournament
14 May 2015 KRPA Recreation Commission Budget and Professional Development Workshop in GREAT BEND on May 14, 2015
06 May 2015 KRPA Professional Development Workshop Lenexa - May 6 2015
11 Apr 2015 Aquatic Leadership Adventure on April 11, 2015
09 Mar 2015 CPSI Playground Safety Inspector March 9-11, 2015 PAST EVENT
27 Jan 2015 KRPA Annual Conference Internship/Job Fair
27 Jan 2015 KRPA Annual Conference Attendee Registration
27 Jan 2015 KRPA Annual Conference Vendor Registration
01 Jan 2015 First Day Hikes at Kansas State Parks
29 Oct 2014 Administration Branch Workshop - Derby October 29, 2014
24 Oct 2014 Blue Chip Award Technical Assistance Conference Call
16 Oct 2014 Parks Leading the Way: Fire, Water, Land and the Tools to Tame Them
02 Oct 2014 KRPA Board of Directors Meeting
26 Sep 2014 KRPA Golf Tournament
24 Sep 2014 KRPA/MPRA Executive Forum Registration
09 Sep 2014 Tomorrow's Leaders Institute 2014
14 Nov 2013 MoKan KRPA Turf Workshop - Olathe on November 14, 2013
14 Nov 2013 MoKan KRPA Turf Workshop VENDORS/EXHIBITORS - Olathe on November 14, 2013
24 Oct 2013 DID YOU KNOW Workshop on October 24, 2013 in Derby
25 Sep 2013 PNR Parks Leading the Way: Staying Green when Budgets are Lean Workshop on September 25, 2013 Newton
19 Sep 2013 Administration Branch Workshop - LAWRENCE on Sept 19, 2013
18 Sep 2013 Administration Branch Workshop - HAYS on Sept 18, 2013 HAYS
10 Sep 2013 Tomorrow's Leaders Institute - Sept 10-12, 2013
15 May 2013 Recreation Commission Budget Workshop TOPEKA - May 15, 2013
14 May 2013 Recreation Commission Budget Workshop GREAT BEND - May 14, 2013
25 Apr 2013 Did You Know "Train the Trainer" Workshop in Lawrence April 25 2013
14 Mar 2013 AFO Aquatic Facility Operator Program (Lawrence-March 14-15, 2013)
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