CPSI Workshop April 2024

  • 04/24/2024
  • 04/26/2024
  • 900 Leonardville Rd, Leonardo, NJ 07737
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Sponsored by General Recreation.

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

Registration Deadline: April 5, 2023

Course Schedule:

Wednesday, April 24, 2024   8:00 am – 5:00 pm

  • Introduction to History

  • Injury Statistics

  • Hazard Identification

  • Safety Surfacing & Use Zones

Thursday, April 25, 2024     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, April 26, 2024

  • Exam Check In 8:00 am
  • Exam Start as seating is completed 
  • TWO forms of ID are REQUIRED for exam admission. 


900 Leonardville Road

Leonardo, NJ  07737

Hotel Suggestion:

Courtyard Marriott Lincroft, Red Bank, located at 245 Half Mile Road, Red Bank, NJ 07701-6747.

Cancellation and Transfer Policy: 

No refunds will be made once text resource materials have been shipped. If you do not cancel by April 5, 2024 or do not attend you are responsible for the full payment. 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 April 5, 2024 must pay an additional fee for the overnight shipping of resource materials of $35.  

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.

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

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

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