Register for an ARPA event

Jan
19
Wed
2022
Women in Recreation Leadership Conference @ University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Jan 19 @ 8:45 am – 5:00 pm
Women in Recreation Leadership Conference @ University of Arkansas at Little Rock

 

This one-day leadership conference is a unique opportunity to support women as leaders, change agents, connectors and collaborators within the state of Arkansas.  This will provide an opportunity to expand your knowledge, learn from established leaders and build/expand your professional network.  Come join us January 19th, 2022 on the campus at UA Little Rock!

Mar
30
Wed
2022
Outdoor Skill Training for Park and Recreation Professionals @ Jacksonville Shooting Sports Complex
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Outdoor Skill Training for Park and Recreation Professionals @ Jacksonville Shooting Sports Complex
The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC) and ARPA is hosting an Outdoor Recreation Planning and Skill Training for Park and Recreation professionals.

Outdoor recreation is an important component in planning recreation activities for a community and connecting people with their natural resources as conservation minded citizens.

This training in outdoor skill building will include: hands-on learning in archery, recreational shooting sports, fishing, and outdoor adventures. In addition ideas will be shared for planning outdoor recreation activities and program ideas for the public, awareness of how outdoor recreation aligns with conservation, marketing tips for outdoor programs, and resources from AGFC.

May
9
Mon
2022
Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course and Exam @ Bentonville Community Center
May 9 – May 11 all-day
Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course and Exam @ Bentonville Community Center

The National Recreation and Park Association offers the industry-leading certification program in playground safety, the Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) certification program. The CPSI certification program provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date training on playground safety issues including hazard identification, equipment specifications, surfacing requirements and risk management methods.

Course is 2 days followed by exam on Wednesday.  Lunch included Monday and Tuesday.

Information on CPSI certification