Over 100 educational sessions are available over four days during the annual conference. 


Special Features

Career Development for Emerging Professionals

Speed Coaching Plus for Personal Development

Learning Community User Group

Conversations That Matter including Rec Talks! on Thursday

Conference Closing Session


Sessions Added/Sessions Changed
(education since we published the pre-conference brochure in November 2017)

Tuesday Intensives

Park Development & Operations Symposium: A "Hands-On" Experience

Parks Make Life Better! Park & Facility Tour

National Alliance for Youth Sports (NAYS) - Youth Sports Administrators Academy

Recreation Intensive: Learn How to Ride the Wave of Success

Aquatics Intensive: But What If We Could... Aquatics Programming Without Limits!



Wednesday Educational Sessions

General Session

Teen Advisor Academy - Training for Teen Services Staff

8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

2:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Leisure Research & Education Symposium Posters & Presentations



Thursday Educational Sessions

8:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

2:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Therapeutic Recreation: Providing Essential Recreation for People of All Abilities



Friday Educational Sessions

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

10:15 a.m. - 11:15 p.m.

Closing Session: "Create Your Own Legacy" 

Recreation Therapy Institute



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Educational Program Updates

CPRS reserves the right to change sessions and speakers as necessary. Please note:  handouts are the property of the presenters and permission must be received to duplicate.