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2018 VRPS Awards Application Closes 7/31

Recognizing Excellence in 2017

The  2018 Awards Application , recognizing excellence in 2017, is now available:
NEW for 2018 - 4 new award categories:
  1. Most Innovative Marketing Strategy
  2. Most Innovative Marketing Piece
  3. Snapshot Moment
  4. Best Health and Wellness Initiative

Best Promotional Effort Traditional and Specialty categories have been retired.

For details on award categories, review the Eligibility and Selection Criteria.

2018 Senior Resource Group Fall Conference

"Creating Connections for Today's Challenges"

Friday, September 28, 2018
Dorothy Hart Community Center
Fredericksburg, VA

Early registration rate through 7/31/2018.

Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course

CPSI certifications are valid for 3 years; is it time to renew?

Becoming a Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) positions you as a leader and role model in the public playground safety community.  Invest in Certification:

  • protect children from injury due to playground hazards,
  • protect your business or agency from costly liabilities,
  • open the door to more opportunities for career advancement,
  • increase your job mobility and choices even in the face of a tough job market,
  • reach not only your short-term job goals, but also position yourself for success in your long-term career, and
  • be associated with NRPA's strong and long-standing reputation in playground safety

Roanoke, September 12-14, 2018
Online Registration - discounted early registration rate through 7/31/2018
2018 Aquatics Resource Group Virtual Lifeguard Games

Aquatic facilities from around Virginia can register and receive instructions for a lifeguard competition they host at their own facility. Do-It-Yourself competition schedule that includes categories of lifeguard vigilence, knowledge and rescue skills.
  • This is a virtual competition:  ARG will send you the events, and you send them the scores!
  • Final event scores are due no later than COB Saturday, August 4, 2018; judging starts 8/5/2018.
  • Contact Josh Schmidt with questions:
Supplies needed include:
  • rescue tubes
  • ping pong ball
  • index cards
  • sticky notes
  • clipboard
  • camera