Township of Westfield, NJ

Somerset County Park System

Upcoming events

    • 20 May 2019
    • 3 Sep 2019


    • 4 Jul 2019

    The NJRPA office will be closed in observance of Independence Day.

    • 5 Jul 2019

    The office will be closed as we have chosen to make July 5 one of our floating holidays.

    • 10 Jul 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • Thompson Park Visitor's Center, 805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ


    • 10 Jul 2019
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Thompson Park Visitor's Center, 805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ


    • 28 Jul 2019
    • Six Flags Great Adventure


    • 11 Sep 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • Thompson Park Visitor's Center, 805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ


    • 13 Sep 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • Heron Glen Golf Course


    • 20 Sep 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    • Hosted By the Morris County Park Commission


    • 24 Sep 2019
    • 26 Sep 2019
    • Baltimore Convention Center


    • 10 Oct 2019


    • 10 Oct 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • North Wildwood


    • 14 Oct 2019

    The NRPA office will be closed in observance of Columbus Day.

    • 16 Oct 2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • 18 Oct 2019
    • Clark Recreation Center, Clark, NJ
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    The Certified Playground Safety Inspectors (CPSI) Course and Exam, hosted by the New Jersey Recreation and Park Association and sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association, is the most comprehensive and up-to-date training program on playground safety issues including hazard identification, equipment specifications, surfacing requirements and risk management methods.

    The course provides advanced reading and fifteen (15) hours of training that will prepare you to take the Certified Playground   Safety Inspector Exam at the culmination of the certification course. Certification, with passage of the exam, is valid for three years.

    Participants will receive:

    • ASTM F1487 Standard Consumer Safety Performance Specifications of Playgrounds for Public Use
    • U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Handbook for Public Playground Safety 
    • 1.5 Continuing Education Units through NRPA

    Course Schedule:

    Wednesday, October 16, 2019      8:00 am – 5:00 pm

    • Introduction to History
    • Injury Statistics
    • Hazard Identification
    • Safety Surfacing & Use Zones

    Thursday, October 17, 2019      8:00 am – 5:00 pm

    • Playground Safety Management
    • Playground Equipment Accessibility
    • Maintenance Procedures & Standards
    • On-Site Playground Inspection & Audit Exercise
    • Final Question & Answer Session
    • Exam Preparation

    Friday, October 18, 2019

    • Exam Check In 8:30 am.
    • Exam Start As seating is completed 
    • TWO forms of ID are REQUIRED for exam  admission. 

    Location:    

    Clark Recreation

    430 Westfield Avenue

    Clark, NJ 07066

    Cancellation and Transfer Policy: 

    No refunds will be made once text resource materials have been shipped. If you do not cancel by September 26, 2019 or do not attend you are responsible for the full payment. You will receive the resource materials 30 days before the course. If you do not receive them, please contact the NJRPA office. In order to pass the exam, we recommend you read the texts prior to the course as the course is a review. 

    Participants registering after September 26, 2019 must pay an additional $35.00 fee for the overnight shipping of resource  materials.  

    If it is past the cancellation date registrants may transfer to a later CPSI Course and Exam hosted in New Jersey.  A $135.00 transfer fee shall apply.

     


     


     


    • 13 Nov 2019
    • 10:00 AM
    • Thompson Park Visitor's Center, 805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ


    • 15 Nov 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Middletown, NJ


    • 19 Nov 2019
    • 21 Nov 2019
    • Atlantic City Convention Center
    Please check back here as we get closer to the Conference for information regarding NJRPA CEU sessions at NJLOM.
    • 28 Nov 2019

    The NJRPA Office will be closed for Thanksgiving. 

    • 29 Nov 2019

    The office will be closed as we have chosen to make November 29 one of our floating holidays.

    • 4 Dec 2019
    • Duke Farms, Coach Barn


    • 13 Dec 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    • Hosted By the Mercer County Park Commission


    • 25 Dec 2019

    Merry Christmas! The NJRPA Office will be closed for the holiday.

    • 1 Jan 2020

    The NJRPA Office will be closed. Happy New Year!

Past events

14 Jun 2019 County Park Directors' Meeting
11 Jun 2019 Board Of Trustees Meeting
5 Jun 2019 NJRPA Officers Installation
30 May 2019 District 3 Lunch
27 May 2019 Memorial Day
24 May 2019 NJRPA Floating Holiday
21 May 2019 BOT Executive Meeting
17 May 2019 Community Recreation Meeting
15 May 2019 Education and Professional Development Meeting
8 May 2019 Public Affairs Meeting CANCELLED
7 May 2019 Membership and Marketing Meeting
30 Apr 2019 District VII Meeting
26 Apr 2019 Networking Event at Top Golf
24 Apr 2019 Board Of Trustees Meeting
17 Apr 2019 District V Meeting
11 Apr 2019 CPO Certification Course offered by The Aquatic Council
10 Apr 2019 Aquatics Section Annual Meeting & Conference
10 Apr 2019 Certified Playground Safety Inspectors Course and Exam - April 2019
3 Apr 2019 NJCRID(New Jersey Commission on Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities) Workshop
2 Apr 2019 All Conference Planning Committee Wrap Up
27 Mar 2019 Post Conference Programs
27 Mar 2019 Education and Professional Development Committee
22 Mar 2019 Community Recreation Section Meeting
21 Mar 2019 District VII Meeting
15 Mar 2019 Membership and Marketing Committee Meeting
13 Mar 2019 Public Affairs Meeting
8 Mar 2019 County Park Directors' Meeting
26 Feb 2019 NJRPA Awards Dinner
24 Feb 2019 Pre-Conference Institute: 2019 Aquatic Boot Camp Best Practices
24 Feb 2019 Pre-Conference Institute: Developing A Parks and Recreation Risk Management Plan
24 Feb 2019 Pre-Conference Institute: Rutgers Youth Sports Research Council Clinician's Workshop(5th Edition)
24 Feb 2019 44th NJRPA Annual Conference Delegates Registration
12 Feb 2019 BOT Executive Meeting
5 Feb 2019 District VI Meeting
30 Jan 2019 Park Rx Meeting
29 Jan 2019 Nominations Committee Meeting
25 Jan 2019 Happy Hour & Hatchets
24 Jan 2019 Website Committee Meeting
21 Jan 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
18 Jan 2019 Conference Planning Committee Meeting
17 Jan 2019 Membership and Marketing Committee Meeting
16 Jan 2019 Education/Professional Development Committee Meeting
9 Jan 2019 Public Affairs Meeting
8 Jan 2019 Aquatic Branch Meeting
8 Jan 2019 Board Of Trustees Meeting
3 Jan 2019 Awards Committee Meeting
27 Dec 2018 District I Holiday Meeting
18 Dec 2018 District VII Holiday Meeting
17 Dec 2018 District IV Holiday Meeting
14 Dec 2018 District II Holiday Meeting
13 Dec 2018 District III Holiday Meeting
12 Dec 2018 District VI Holiday Meeting
6 Dec 2018 Natural Lands Stewardship Workshop
7 Nov 2018 District IV Meeting
7 Nov 2018 Public Affairs Meeting
1 Nov 2018 District I Meeting
1 Nov 2018 District III Meeting
17 Oct 2018 Certified Playground Safety Inspectors Course and Exam - October 2018
16 Oct 2018 District VI Meeting
11 Oct 2018 District V Meeting
11 Oct 2018 District VII Meeting
5 Oct 2018 NJRPA Fall Workshop North
4 Oct 2018 NJRPA Fall Workshop South
20 Sep 2018 District III Meeting
14 Sep 2018 Annual NJRPA Golf Outing

New Jersey Recreation & Park Association |  1 Wheeler Way  Princeton, NJ 08540

Phone: 609-356-0480 | Fax: 609-356-0475 | Email: info@njrpa.org

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