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CPRS District 3
Annual General Membership BBQ
August 28, 2014
Lake Chabot Regional Park
Castro Valley , California
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CPRS District 13
End of Summer Social
August 28, 2014
Big League Dreams
West Covina, California
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CPRS District 9
General Meeting & Networking Event
September 11, 2014
Pacific Park Pavilion
Santa Monica, California
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CPRS District 1
Senior Services Roundtable
Laugh Your Way To Success!
September 17, 2014
Margaret Todd Center
Novato, California

CPRS District 10
General Membership Meeting
Everybody Plays
September 18, 2014
Norman P. Murray Community & Senior Center
Mission Viejo, California
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CPRS District 2
Park & Recreation Equipment Expo
September 19, 2014
Elk Grove Regional Park
Elk Grove, California
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CPRS District 1
Golf Tournament
September 26, 2014
Blue Rock Springs Golf Course
Vallejo, California
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CPRS District 1
General Membership Meeting
October 3, 2014
Miwok Park
Novato, California

CPRS District 10
Recreation Leader Training Consortium
October 4, 2014
El Dorado Park West
Long Beach, California
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CPRS Aquatic Section
California Aquatic Management School
October 8-10, 2014
Lake Arrowhead, California
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CPRS District 10
Registration Software Demo Day
October 24, 2014
Irvine, California

CPRS District 2
Lunch n' Learn Series - HR/Administration
October 28, 2014
Sacramento, California
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CPRS Maintenance Management School
November 3-7, 2014
UCLA Lake Arrowhead Conference Center
Lake Arrowhead , California
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CPRS Administrators Section
2014 Executive Summit
November 5, 2014
Costa Mesa, California

CPRS District 12
November Workshop
November 11, 2014
Coronado Community Center
Coronado, California

CPRS Region 4
Mini Conference
November 13, 2014
Los Angeles County Arboretum
Arcadia, California

CPRS District 4
Bay Area Institute
November 14, 2014
West Valley College
Saratoga, California
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CPRS Region 1
Northern California Software Symposium
November 18, 2014
San Ramon Community Center
San Ramon, California

CPRS District 8 Annual Conference
Reigniting the Spark - Passion for Parks & Recreation
November 20, 2014
Santa Maria Veteran's Memorial Building
Santa Maria, California

CPRS District 2
Lunch n' Learn Series - Sports
February 17, 2014
West Sacramento, California
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CPRS Conference & Expo
March 10-13, 2015
Sacramento Convention Center
Sacramento, California
Early Bird Registration Open June 2014

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Help the Bay Area Institute "Take it to the Next Level" PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Friday, 15 August 2014 08:02
Be a part of the Bay Area Institute 2014 "Taking it to the Next Level"
November 14, 2014 at West Valley College
Organizers are still seeking the following topics:  
  • Youth/adult sports
  • Speed coaching for emerging professionals
  • Switching to Active 
  • Dealing with the Affordable Health Care Act 
  • Using video to promote recreation programs
We’re open all topic ideas. Click here to download the “Call for Session” application. Deadline to submit is August 28.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 August 2014 08:11
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Jane Completes Cross Country Ride! PDF Print E-mail
Written by Stephanie Stephens   
Monday, 11 August 2014 10:11

A Huge Congratulations to Jane...

She dipped her loyal bicycle 'Lucy' in the Atlantic ocean this past Friday morning after traveling 3,764 miles!!  

Way to go Jane - you are an inspiration to us all and we can't wait to hear your stories!

    janelucyatlantic

Last Updated on Monday, 11 August 2014 10:32
 
Calling All RT Professionals--Submit a Session for the RT Institute PDF Print E-mail
Written by Cheryl Coyle   
Tuesday, 29 July 2014 10:29

The CPRS Recreation Therapy Section is now accepting proposals for the 2015 Recreation Therapy Institute to be held Friday, March 13 in Sacramento.  Please take the knowledge you have and share it with others in the field by filling out the “RT Call for Sessions” proposal form.  We are looking for all kinds of sessions including career options, funding & resource development, chronic disease self management, exploring services for non-traditional populations, practical solutions to the daily business of providing services or working as part of a treatment team, so if you have experience or expertise in the Recreation Therapy field, please share what you are doing and how you are doing it!

Click here to retrieve the “Call for Sessions Form”

 
Students - Apply NOW for a CFPR Scholarship PDF Print E-mail
Written by Administrator   
Friday, 21 August 2009 07:38

Park & Recreation Scholarship Applications are Due in October

The California Foundation for Parks and Recreation's Scholarship Committee manages and coordinates scholarships to assist noteworthy students fulfill their goal of entering the park and recreation profession.The Committee annually awards approximately 20 scholarships to junior, senior and graduate level students majoring in recreation, parks, and leisure studies throughout the state of California. Students apply during October; they are selected in December; notified of their awards in January; and are awarded their scholarship at the annual conference in March. Award amounts are generally between $1000 and $2000. On occasion, an outstanding student has been the recipient of more than one scholarship.

Application forms (click here to download the 2014 form) must be completed by the candidate and submitted prior to the posted deadline date.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 August 2014 08:03
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Parks Make Life Better Month in Action! PDF Print E-mail
Written by Stephanie Stephens   
Friday, 18 July 2014 15:49

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CPRS members are making Parks Make Life Better! month a HUGE success! Here are just a few examples (and a few ideas for you to 'borrow' for next year...) of the great work you are doing:

Parks Make Life Better! Bash at Howarth Park

Santa Rosa Recreation and Parks:  We work for our community!

City of Orinda Parks Make Life Better! Month Selfie Contest

How are YOU celebrating?  Let us know!  Like us on FB, send your resolutions and creative ideas to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , or better yet, invite us to come join you!  

Happy Parks Make Life Better! Month!

Last Updated on Friday, 18 July 2014 16:25
 
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