Community Announcements

  • Juneteenth Community Event

    Hello,
    A District 9 agency is hosting an upcoming community event in alignment with JEDI and Juneteenth.

     Thursday, June 13th, join the City of Hermosa Beach for a film screening of “Wade in the Water”, followed by a panel discussion with esteemed partners to chart a course towards greater inclusivity and innovation in outdoor spaces. Immerse yourself in the film, participate in thought-provoking discussions, and spark ideas that will shape the future of aquatic culture.

  • Free Professional Development Opportunity

    We're excited to share an exciting new and FREE webinar series for your professional development! Rec Technologies is hosting a webinar series called, “How Might We…?” where business leaders and Parks & Rec changemakers discuss how we can use technology and innovative new strategies to improve services for residents. Rec encourages active participation so there will be Q&A opportunities with all speakers. Register now at    https://play.rec.us/webinar!

     

    Here is the speaker list:

    ·  Jesús Aguirre Board Chair of the NRPA

    ·  Matthew Rogers Founder of Nest and Mill. Founding Team of the iPod and iPhone

    ·  Nikki Neuburger Chief Brand Officer at lululemon

    ·  Tom Hellmann, CPRE Former CPRS president and Community Services Manager at City of Folsom

    ·  Cindy Bagley, MA, CPRP 2024 CPRS President-Elect and Director of Community Services at City of Rohnert Park

    ·  Dan Getelman Founder and CTO of Remix

  • CPRS District 9 Awards & Installation Event

    The California Parks & Recreation Society- District 9 would like to cordially invite you to this year’s D9 Awards & Installation event. A great professional development opportunity including a fun program, individual agencies award presentations, new board installation, and social networking luncheon.
    Below are the details, feel free to reach out with any questions. We hope to see you there!

    Awards & Installation- Thursday, March 28, 2024

    Location: City of El Segundo- Recreation Joslyn Center 339 Sheldon St. El Segundo, CA 90245

    Time: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

    $20 Member/ $25 non-members

    For more information, email d9cprs@gmail.com

  • CPRS District Agency is Hiring - City of Inglewood

    Parks, Recreation, and Community Services Director.
    Applications will be accepted online at https://lnkd.in/g9FQRei5 through February 19, 2024, at 5:00p.m.
    Education requirements must be submitted in a PDF format via EMAIL tohuman_resources@cityofinglewood.org SUBJECT: Your Name | Position Title. Resumes are accepted but not in place of the official city employment application.
  • NOW ACCEPTING! 2024 CPRS District 9 Scholarship Applications

    Hello District 9!

    I am pleased to announce that applications for the 2024 D9 Scholarships are now being accepted!

    There are two different scholarships being offered:  Student Scholarship and Professional Scholarship.

    Attached you will find criteria and applications for both opportunities, as well as a flyer.  Please help spread that word and distribute this information to your contacts within the D9 region.

    The application deadline for both scholarships is February 15.

    Any Questions? Contact Rachel Cummings, D9 Education Rep, at 310-524-2363 or rcummings@elsegundo.org.

     

  • RATER REQUEST-CITY OF INGLEWOOD

    CPRS District 9 agency, City of Inglewood, is seeking your assistance in securing raters for our upcoming Qualifications Appraisal Interviews (Virtual) as follows: 

    TITLE:

    Recreation Supervisor

    DATE:

    February 21, 2024

    TIME:

    8:30 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M.  or earlier

    LEVEL OF RATER:

    Superintendent or Director

    NO. NEEDED:

    3

     

     

    If you have someone or may know someone available to assist us, please send their contact information (name, title, email, and phone number) to  aquintanar@cityofinglewood.org .

    Thank you,

    Arianna Quintanar

    Human Resources Assistant

    Human Resources Department

    aquintanar@cityofinglewood.org

    (310) 412-5460 (T)

    (310) 330-5777 (F)

    www.cityofinglewood.org

    One West Manchester Boulevard Inglewood, CA 90301

  • REMINDER: CPRS Region 5 Mini-Conference- Limited spots remaining- Register Today!!

    Registration is open for the Region 5 Mini Conference! Mini Conference will be held on February 1, 2024 at the Laguna Hills Community Center, located at 25555 Alicia Pkwy, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM.

    Registration is $40 for full time employees and $20 for students and part time employees. 

    Register online at https://tinyurl.com/R5MiniConferenence2023 

    This is an opportunity to learn, network, recreation, and be a part of all things Region 5 has to offer! 

    Region 5 Mini Conference is honored to have Henry Perezalonso, the Recreation, Arts & Community Services Director for the town of Danvill, as the Keynote Speaker! 📣

    With years of leadership experience in Recreation and a former CPRS State Board President, Henry will be sharing his insight in “Evolve & Connect: Unleashing You”

    There will be a social and cornhole tournament to follow. Winners of the cornhole tournament will represent Region 5 at the State Conference in Palm Springs. More information to follow!

    Cornhole Registration: https://forms.gle/8Vb5VnBXwz1ccyDz5

  • Share your excitement that you're attending the 2024 CPRS Conference & Expo!

    Spread the word about your attendance at the 2024 Connections: CPRS Conference & Expo!

    Share the excitement and by doing so, open doors for professional connections and create opportunities for collaboration, learning, and support from your network.

    Share the ‘I’m Attending’ (Attached) for your chance to win some truly awesome prizes:

    1st Prize: Score a Free ticket to the 2025 Connections: CPRS Conference & Expo in Sacramento

    2nd Prize: Enjoy a FREE year of Headspace to keep your mind Zen and Focused

    3rd Prize: Have a Redwood tree planted in YOUR name, leaving a lasting legacy

    Remember to include #CPRSConnections2024 on LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.

    Tag Us on Facebook – cprs.ca

    And Instagram – cprs_ca

  • Start the New Year Right! Attend the Administrator Section Executive Summit

    When:  Jan 8, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM (PT)
    Associated with  Administrators Section

    Parks and Recreation Master Plans, Park Specific Master Plans, Strategic Plans…That’s a lot of plans. Led by staff from Blue Point Planning, this session will discuss the differences between these documents, various approaches to them and effective strategies for community engagement. You will also hear from professionals in the field about successes and pitfalls in development and implementation.

    Sign up once, invite your team, and attend all 3 sessions!   This is a great way to collaborate with your team, engage them in some industry learning, and have a debrief after each session on how you can apply your learning to your agency!

    Register at - https://form.jotform.com/232825818233155?fbclid=IwAR33lNBrD0Cv7y-Ow72cfedOA7PZcr6ASmrFksbqAmUve_zMWYbIIrcHraM

  • Reminder: Registration is open for the Region 5 Mini Conference!

    Registration is open for the Region 5 Mini Conference! Mini Conference will be held on February 1, 2024 at the Laguna Hills Community Center, located at 25555 Alicia Pkwy, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM.

    Registration is $30 for full time employees and $20 for students and part time employees. Prices will increase on January 11 to $40 for full time members. 

    Register online at https://tinyurl.com/R5MiniConferenence2023 today!

    This is an opportunity to learn, network, recreation, and be a part of all things Region 5 has to offer! 

    Region 5 Mini Conference is honored to have Henry Perezalonso, the Recreation, Arts & Community Services Director for the town of Danvill, as the Keynote Speaker! 📣

    With years of leadership experience in Recreation and a former CPRS State Board President, Henry will be sharing his insight in “Evolve & Connect: Unleashing You”

    There will be a social and cornhole tournament to follow. Winners of the cornhole tournament will represent Region 5 at the State Conference in Palm Springs. More information to follow!

    Cornhole Registration: https://forms.gle/8Vb5VnBXwz1ccyDz5

  • CFPR 2024 Foundation Cup Golf Tournament Registration

    The California Foundation for Parks and Recreation (CFPR) welcomes golfers to register for the annual Foundation Cup to be played at @Tahquitz Creek Golf Resort on Tuesday, February 27, 2024. Player check-in begins at 6:45 a.m. with tournament shotgun start at 8 a.m.

    Player registration is $230/golfer with registration open for a twosome or foursome and includes green fees, golf cart, swag, player breakfast, player lunch, and amazing fun with your fellow conference attendees.

    Register at CFPR Foundation Cup Golf Tournament.

    Move quickly! Registration is limited.

  • Submission Deadline for the 2024 Elections is this Thursday!

    Hello CPRS Future Leaders!!

    The election deadline for your state, district or section open board positions is fast approaching!
    We need ALL candidates, whether for the CPRS State Board, a District, or a Section Board, to submit their interest via one ONLINE SUBMISSION form by Thursday, November 30th, 2023! 
    Find open 2024 CPRS State board positions here.
    Nominating yourself for a position on the CPRS Board is your chance to be a part of something bigger, to give back to your community, and to grow professionally. Your unique perspective and dedication can make a huge difference.  We need your valuable skills, knowledge, and experience!
  • CPRS DISTRICT 9 Winter Training 12/13/23

    When: Wednesday, December 13th 2023   

          8:30am-12:00pm  

    Where: Redondo Beach Historic Library   

    Price: Members $20, Non-Members $25 

    Group Rates: 

    10+ people - $15 per person 

    20+ people - $10 per person 

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/754995460747?aff=oddtdtcreator 

  • Members Virtual Holiday Party

    Join us on this virtual call and celebrate CPRS membership this joyous season!

    We encourage everyone to wear their favorite holiday hat or festive sweater. Games, holiday trivia, and plenty of gift cards to win!

    December 6th, 2023 at 11 am

    Register Here

  • Job Posting: City of Inglewood

    CPRS District 9 Agency Job Posting:

    The City of Inglewood is currently hiring for Parks Administration Superintendent (Full-Time), Senior Recreation Leader, and Part-time Recreation Leaders. The job announcement is included below. 

    For more information, contact;
      
    Gizelle Castellanos
    Human Resources Specialist
    City of Inglewood
    Human Resources Department
    Phone: (310) 412-5460
    Fax: (310) 330-5777
    www.cityofinglewood.org

  • Registration Open- Region 5 Mini-Conference

    Registration is open for the Region 5 Mini Conference! Mini Conference will be held on February 1, 2024 at the Laguna Hills Community Center, located at 25555 Alicia Pkwy, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, from 8:00 AM until 2:00 PM.

    Registration is $30 for full time employees and $20 for students and part time employees. Prices will increase on January 11 to $40 for full time members. 

    Register online at https://tinyurl.com/R5MiniConferenence2023 today!

    This is an opportunity to learn, network, recreation, and be a part of all things Region 5 has to offer!

    There will be a social and cornhole tournament to follow. Winners of the cornhole tournament will represent Region 5 at the State Conference in Palm Springs. More information to follow!

    If you are interested in speaking, sessions proposals are being accepted until October 1. Submit at https://tinyurl.com/Region5Sessions2023 today.

  • Region 5 Mini Conference- Call for Sessions (Ext)

    Call for Sessions

    If you missed the change to register for a Speaker Session at the Region 5 Mini Conference, you’re in luck!

    We’ve extended the deadline to October 10th! 📢

    Submit your topic proposal online https://tinyurl.com/Region5Sessions2023 or click the link in our bio. Make sure to select the “Region 5 Mini Conference” on the application page.

    Don’t miss this opportunity to address Recreation Professionals from all over Southern California!

  • CPRS D9 Fall Social- 10/5

    Calling all D9 CPRS members. Join us  for the upcoming social. Membership not required to sign up 😁Come check us out and learn more about CPRS while networking with professionals in the field!
  • D9 Summer Social: Let's Go Hiking

    CPRS D9 is excited to invite you to come hiking with us on July 21, 2023, in beautiful Malibu, California. Please plan on meeting up at the trail head by 8:00am. Please remember to pack water & sunscreen! There is usually free parking along PCH or a private lot for $12.

    "Enjoy this 3.7-mile out-and-back trail near Malibu, California. Generally considered a moderately challenging route, it takes an average of 1 h 37 min to complete. This is a very popular area for birding, hiking, and mountain biking, so you'll likely encounter other people while exploring. The trail is open year-round and is beautiful to visit anytime. Dogs are welcome, but must be on a leash. "- Alltrails.com

    To Register for the Summer Social Hike, please visit: https://CPRSD9SUMMERSOCIAL.eventbrite.com

    For more details on the hike please visit : https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/california/escondido-falls-trail

    Email: d9cprs@gmail.com