Community Announcements

  • May Rec Connect - Day Camp and Staffing

    May Rec Connect

    Summer Day Camp and Staffing Roundtable 

    Join the conversation, we want to hear all about your plans for Summer Day Camp and staffing/recruiting successes.  

    The May Rec Connect is perfect for sharing and learning! We are stronger (and more informed) together, so please join us.  

    Thursday, May 20th 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

     We will be utilizing ZOOM video conferencing; there are three easy ways to join:

    1. Download the ZOOM app on your computer, tablet, or phone.
    2. Go directly to  https://zoom.us/j/95479023289
    3. Call by dialing (669) 900-6833

    Meeting ID: 954 7902 3289
    Password: CPRSZoom

  • April Rec Connect

    April Rec Connect

    Spring Into Sumer Recreation Programing - Round Table

    Join the conversation, we want to hear all about your Spring Activities that thrived and upcoming Summer Programming. Many of us are making plans with the possibilities of opening facilities and parks.

    The April Rec Connect is perfect for sharing and learning!

    Thursday, April 15th 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

     We will be utilizing ZOOM video conferencing; there are three easy ways to join:

    1. Download the ZOOM app on your computer, tablet, or phone.
    2. Go directly to  https://zoom.us/j/95479023289
    3. Call by dialing (669) 900-6833

    Meeting ID: 954 7902 3289
    Password: CPRSZoom

  • February Rec Connect

    February Rec Connect

    Virtual Recreation, What is Working? - Round Table

    Join the conversation, we want to know your Virtual Recreation success stories and celebrate failures.
    Virtual Recreation popped into the scene this past year and it is here to stay!

    Thursday, February 18 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

     We will be utilizing ZOOM video conferencing; there are three easy ways to join:

    1. Download the ZOOM app on your computer, tablet, or phone.
    2. Go directly to  https://zoom.us/j/95479023289
    3. Call by dialing (669) 900-6833

    Meeting ID: 954 7902 3289
    Password: CPRSZoom

  • Recreation Section 2021 Intensive

    𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏 𝐑𝐞𝐜𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐬𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐥𝐚𝐫𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐩 𝐈𝐧𝐟𝐨

     

    The CPRS Recreation Section recognizes the financial challenges facing many of our agencies and members. To help meet this challenge, the Recreation Section Board of Directors is pleased to announce the availability of 10 full-scholarships to the 2021 Recreation Intensive, which will take place Tuesday, March 23 & 24, 2021 virtually during the CPRS Conference. 

     

    𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐜𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐚 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐩𝐫𝐨𝐜𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐢𝐧𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐝𝐞:

     

    • Current membership in CPRS & the Recreation Section.
    • History of participation in the Section, Region, or District level.
    • Commitment to use knowledge and experience gained at the 

      Conference. 

    • Must commit to volunteer for a Recreation Section activity.
    • Willingness to be featured in our newsletter and social media as 

      Scholarship Recipient, featuring your Recreation experience and   

      work.

    • Completed applications must be received 𝐛𝐲 𝟓:𝟎𝟎 𝐩𝐦 𝐨𝐧

      𝐓uesday, 𝐅𝐞𝐛𝐫𝐮𝐚𝐫𝐲 9,  𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏.





  • January Rec Connect

    Join the CPRS Recreation Section

    Rescheduled January Rec Connect

    Sports, Tennis Courts and Are We Closed Again? Round Table

    Thursday, January 28 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

     We will be utilizing ZOOM video conferencing; there are three easy ways to join:

    1. Download the ZOOM app on your computer, tablet, or phone.
    2. Go directly to  https://zoom.us/j/95479023289
    3. Call by dialing (669) 900-6833

    Meeting ID: 954 7902 3289
    Password: CPRSZoom


  • December Rec Connect

    Good Afternoon Rec Section Members,

    Please join the Rec Section for our December Rec Connect on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. -1:00 p.m.

    This month's topic is "Virtual 5Ks"

    Be prepared to learn about the ins and outs of planning virtual running events.


    Jason Chacon, Interim Director of Parks and Recreation, along with Monica Ortiz, Recreation Supervisor will be presenting and steering some great conversation on their Virtual 5K programming for the City of Downey.  

    Find Zoom information below:

    CPRS Recreation Section is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

    Topic: Rec Section Monthly Rec Connect (recsec zoom)
    Time: Oct 15, 2020 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
    Every month on the Third Thu, until Oct 21, 2021, 13 occurrence(s)

    Dec 17, 2020 12:00 PM
    Jan 21, 2021 12:00 PM

    Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system.
    Monthly: https://zoom.us/meeting/tJIqd-2tqD8oGdKfe2ldfCeKWRO3AR_JBCke/ics?icsToken=98tyKuCuqTsuH9KRshqBRowAB4igLO_wpilBjad2mhq3DyRVQQbdAdBtYZNNL_Ly

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    Meeting ID: 967 0456 4236
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    Meeting ID: 967 0456 4236
    Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/acJr1thG4E

  • November Rec Connect

    Good Afternoon,

    Please join the the Rec Section for our November Rec Connect on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. -1:00 p.m.

    This month's topic is "Everything Winter Programming"

    Be prepared to hear some great information on logistics, marketing, creative programming, and more. 

    Helen Hernandez, Program Supervisor with the City of Baldwin Park/ CPRS State Board Region 4 Representative along with Elizabeth Rock, Recreation Superintendent with City of Norwalk Recreation and Park Services will be presenting and steering some great conversation on Winter Programming. 

    Find Zoom information below:

    CPRS Recreation Section is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

    Topic: Rec Section Monthly Rec Connect (recsec zoom)
    Time: November 19 2020 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
    Every month on the Third Thu, until Oct 21, 2021, 13 occurrence(s)
    Oct 15, 2020 12:00 PM
    Nov 19, 2020 12:00 PM
    Dec 17, 2020 12:00 PM
    Jan 21, 2021 12:00 PM
    Feb 18, 2021 12:00 PM
    Mar 18, 2021 12:00 PM
    Apr 15, 2021 12:00 PM
    May 20, 2021 12:00 PM
    Jun 17, 2021 12:00 PM
    Jul 15, 2021 12:00 PM
    Aug 19, 2021 12:00 PM
    Sep 16, 2021 12:00 PM
    Oct 21, 2021 12:00 PM
    Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system.
    Monthly: https://zoom.us/meeting/tJIqd-2tqD8oGdKfe2ldfCeKWRO3AR_JBCke/ics?icsToken=98tyKuCuqTsuH9KRshqBRowAB4igLO_wpilBjad2mhq3DyRVQQbdAdBtYZNNL_Ly

    Join Zoom Meeting
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    Meeting ID: 967 0456 4236
    Passcode: CPRSZoom
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    Dial by your location
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    +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)
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    Meeting ID: 967 0456 4236
    Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/acJr1thG4E

    See you all this Thursday, November 19, 2020. 

    Best,
    Janine Andrade
    City of Norwalk Senior Services
  • Rec Section Monthly Rec Connect

    Good Afternoon,

    Please join the the Rec Section for our October Rec Connect on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 12:00 p.m. -1:00 p.m.

    This month's topic is "Everything Halloween and Fall Programming"

    Be prepared to hear some great information on logistics, marketing, creative programming, and more. 

    Victoria Reyna, Recreation Coordinator with Jurupa Community Services District  and Tina Fierro, Camp Program Manager with the City of Commerce / Rec Section Secretary will be presenting and steering some great conversation. 

    Find Zoom information below:

    CPRS Recreation Section is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

    Topic: Rec Section Monthly Rec Connect (recsec zoom)
    Time: Oct 15, 2020 12:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
    Every month on the Third Thu, until Oct 21, 2021, 13 occurrence(s)
    Oct 15, 2020 12:00 PM
    Nov 19, 2020 12:00 PM
    Dec 17, 2020 12:00 PM
    Jan 21, 2021 12:00 PM
    Feb 18, 2021 12:00 PM
    Mar 18, 2021 12:00 PM
    Apr 15, 2021 12:00 PM
    May 20, 2021 12:00 PM
    Jun 17, 2021 12:00 PM
    Jul 15, 2021 12:00 PM
    Aug 19, 2021 12:00 PM
    Sep 16, 2021 12:00 PM
    Oct 21, 2021 12:00 PM
    Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system.
    Monthly: https://zoom.us/meeting/tJIqd-2tqD8oGdKfe2ldfCeKWRO3AR_JBCke/ics?icsToken=98tyKuCuqTsuH9KRshqBRowAB4igLO_wpilBjad2mhq3DyRVQQbdAdBtYZNNL_Ly

    Join Zoom Meeting
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    Meeting ID: 967 0456 4236
    Passcode: CPRSZoom
    One tap mobile
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    +(Tacoma)

    Dial by your location
    +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose)
    +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
    +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)
    +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)
    +1 301 715 8592 US (Germantown)
    +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago)
    Meeting ID: 967 0456 4236
    Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/acJr1thG4E

    See you all next Thursday, October 15, 2020. 

    Best,
    Janine Andrade
    City of Norwalk Senior Services

  • Recreation Section - Rec Connects Resuming October 2020

    Good Afternoon Recreation Section Membership,

    The Rec Section is working hard on our upcoming School of Rec "Return of the Rec" virtual conference taking place September 23-25 2020. 

    Our monthly Rec Connects cover trending topics lead by guest speakers and our section board members. Rec Connects will resume in October 2020.

    Be on the lookout for more information about our Rec Connect Topics on our social media sites and via emails like this. 

    The Rec Section appreciates our membership and we will continue to bring programming and resources to you that matter. 

    Best and Stay Safe,

  • Rec Section Zoom Chat TODAY at 12pm

    Hello Recreation Section members!

    Join us TODAY for our weekly COVID discussion. As we begin entering new phases of re-opening, the conversations continue to be diverse and informative. We very much appreciate the thoughtful participation from our members during the time. Please know that we have been keeping an eye on certain trends affecting the Zoom platform and have a plan in place to address anyone attempting to disrupt this call. 

     

    Join us online at https://zoom.us/j/689369475 (meeting ID:689369475) from 12-1pm!

     

    Zoom etiquette:

    1. Make sure you are on mute!
    2. Click on the participant icon, select your name and update it with your full name and agency.
    3. Participate in the conversation by using the chat (typing in) box. Board members are monitoring the comments for questions and may ask you to speak on a topic.
    4. Using video? Ensure that you have a clean, work-appropriate background.
    5. Asked to speak with video on by a board member? Look into the camera when talking instead of looking at yourself.
    6. The zoom meeting will be recorded. Sound, video, and chat box will be saved and published.

    New to zoom? Join a test meeting to make sure your computer can support the application and your audio and video works: https://zoom.us/test

     

    2020-2021 Recreation Section Board:

    President– Tiarra Warner, City of Beverly Hills

    President Elect – Janine Andrade, City of Norwalk

    Vice President – Marina Rhodes, City of West Hollywood

    Secretary – Tina Fierro, City of Commerce

    Treasurer - Alyssa Rico, City of Whittier

    Region 1 Representative - Katie Gauntlett, City of Novato

    Region 2 Representative – Michael Moran, City of Belmont

    Region 3 Representative - Janell Olivares, City of Fresno

    Region 4 Representative - Krystal Smith, City of Covina

    Region 5 Representative - Cynthia Morquecho, City of Rolling Hills Estates

    Advocacy Team Rep- Bryan Cobb, City of Newark