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

Tuesday, March 19, 2019
7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Mahany Park
1545 Pleasant Grove Blvd., Roseville, CA 95747
Transportation will not be provided. Please go directly to Mahany Park for this event!

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Registration Fees:

By January 23, 2019
CPRS Member - $40
Nonmember - $50
CPRS Student Member - $30

After January 23, 2019 or onsite
CPRS Members - $55
Nonmember - $68
CPRS Student Member - $30

Non-member student pays the regular non-member rate

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Who Should Attend?

Professionals responsible for the planning, construction, project management and maintenance of parks, trails, open space, sports fields and facilities.



Join us to experience a hands-on training that will demonstrate the best management practices for park development and maintenance. You’ll also network with industry professionals and experts in the field and try out the latest equipment and hand tools.



Schedule (Updates here--

7:00a – 8:00a -- Program Opening & Welcome
Continental Breakfast – Turf Star
8:00a – 8:40a -- Keynote – Mahany Park and Creative Development Strategies with Mike Shellito
8:45am to 10:15am – Indoor Sessions (40 minutes each + 5-minute transition) Two simultaneous sessions at each time.
10:15a - 11:30a – Outdoor Stations / Demonstrations
11:30a – 12:15p    LUNCH – Great Western Recreation

12:15p – 1:45p      Outdoor Sessions / Demonstrations
1:45p – 2:00p         Closing Remarks and Raffle



Your take-aways:

  • Try out the latest equipment and hand tools
  • Identify and take home a list of related maintenance resources applicable to operations, maintenance and sports league employees
  • Discuss the benefits of organic infill in synthetic sports fields
  • Explore techniques and materials used to renovate and maintain ballfields 
  • Discuss irrigation and recycled water conservation
  • Network with industry professionals and experts in the field



Contact Symposium Coordinator Ashley Howe,

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