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Multi-day educational events with a central theme

Maintenance_Mgmt_School_PhotoCPRS Schools are high-impact employee learning events themed around a specialty training area, paired with personal development. As the battle for top talent becomes more competitive, employee training and development programs are more important than ever. Our programs provide the tools and the knowledge you need to succeed, while focusing heavily on the learner experience.

Whether you’re pursuing continuing education units to stay certified, or looking to develop and refine your skill set, we have highly tailored, multi-day educational opportunities that benefit public employees across the state of California. Registration for these events is limited, so sign up early!

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School of Rec


September 27-28, 2023
Eastvale, CA

Hosted by the CPRS Recreation Section
This school will help you acquire the skills that set you apart, as you position yourself for growth as a recreation professional. In addition to building professional connections with your peers, enjoy hot-topic sessions taught by peers who are leaders in their field!

ARE YOU READY TO REC?  Join the CPRS Recreation Section in Eastvale for a rocking week of recreation and education!

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CA Aquatic Management School (CAMS)
Lake Arrowhead, CA / North Lake Tahoe, CA (opposite years)
Hosted by the CPRS Aquatics Section
This management school offers training for all aquatics professionals, from pool managers and coordinators to recreation and aquatic supervisors and administrators. With vast networking opportunities and nationally recognized speakers, CAMS showcases the latest trends in aquatic programming. This program rotates between Lake Arrowhead (even years) and North Lake Tahoe (odd years.)



Maintenance Management School
Lake Arrowhead, CA
Every year, 150+ park and recreation professionals, representing over 60 public agencies, arrive in stunning Lake Arrowhead to participate in this five-year program. The school teaches a systematic approach for determining the resources needed to maintain a public facility, with lifelong professionals providing knowledge and opportunities not available anywhere else. 



Certified Playground Safety Inspector – Certification Course
Location varies, multiple courses conducted all year
CPRS, in conjunction with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) are dedicated to promoting children's right to play in a safe and challenging play environment. The CPSI program offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date training on playground safety as well as provides certification for playground safety inspectors.