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When: Thursday, November 30
8 AM - 3:30 PM
Where: Kinder Farm Park
1001 Kinder Farm Park Road
Millersville, Maryland  21108
United States
Presenter: John Balicki, CPRP, CPSI
Contact: MRPA

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Playground Maintenance Workshop


Developed by the Pennsylvania Recreation & Parks Society, this playground maintenance workshop is designed as the ideal course for field staff.  The one day workshop is packed full of practical, real work advice on maintaining playground equipment. The instructor, John Balicki, a former Recreation and Parks practitioner, offers an expanded curriculum with several hours of detailed instruction. This course should not be missed by anyone with playground maintenance responsibilities.


MRPA has priced this course to allow both members and nonmembers to take advantage of this great learning opportunity.


Lunch included.


Agenda --

8AM - 3:30 PM

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Protective Surfacing
  • Audits & Inspections
  • Pipe Segment Exercise
  • Risk Management
  • Playground/Play Equipment Maintenance
  • Idea Exchange
  • Playground Hazards & Priorities
  • Commonly Found Playground Hazards
  • Playground Site Visit


If you require special accommodations or have special dietary needs, please include them in the "ADA Requirements" section of the registration form or contact MRPA at 301-352-7203 at least 14 days in advance so appropriate arrangements can be made.


Please note:  Refund are not available for this workshop.


Cost:  $75 by 10/30; $85 starting 10/31/2017 (MRPA members and non-members).



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