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The Development & Operations Section is comprised of professionals involved in the development, design, management, operation and maintenance of parks, facilities, open space, trails and other infrastructure developed and maintained for public recreational purposes. The mission of the section is to provide educational, networking and technical support programs and services to professionals who operate and develop public facilities.

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  • ZOOM Chat Rooms - 5 to Choose From

    Join in on any one of these Zoom Chat rooms!  


    ZOOM Chat Rooms

    Admin – Mondays, 12:30:

    D&O – 1st & 3rd Tuesday, 10:00:

    Aquatics – Wednesdays, 12:00noon:

    Aging – Wednesdays, 12:00noon:

    Recreation – Thursdays, 12:00noon:


    No need to register... just join us! 

    Know that each zoom is limited to 100 people.... Recreation Section has already hit that number!! 

  • Playground Maintenance Webinar on Demand - CEUs available

    Beginning March 25 through April 8, 9:00 p.m. you can register for the Playground Inspection and Maintenance Webinar.

    Register with code GAMETIME at

    In January 2020, Teri Hendy, CPSI, President of Site Masters, Inc., presented how to maximize your agency, school, and/or park playground maintenance efforts by properly identifying and correcting potentially hazardous conditions on the playground. For those of you who weren't able to attend, PlayCore's Center for Outreach, Research, and Education (CORE) is making this popular webinar available on-demand.

    Beginning Wednesday, March 25 at 8 a.m. EDT you can log in and attend this webinar from home or anywhere you are. Once the webinar is over, you will receive an email within 24 hours with an assessment to qualify for CEUs.

    Please note: you must attend at least 95% of the learning portion of the session (run time is approximately 1 hour 15 minutes, attendance required is 1 hour) to receive CEUs.


    John Glaeser
    Director of Communications

CPRS Development & Operations Members