Conference Sessions

2020 Call for Presenters

Do you have a terrific program, project, or training opportunity? Are you a leader in the field with insight into marketing, finance, management, maintenance, or anything relating to the field of Parks and Recreation? Please consider submitting a session proposal so you can share your knowledge with others! Session proposals are being accepted for the CRPA State Conference and for Quarterlies that take place throughout the year. You only have to fill out one form to be considered!

How to submit: Please click here to submit your session proposal.
The deadline for submissions is April 15, 2020.

2020 Pre-Conference Brochure


2020 Pre-Conference Brochure coming soon!

Session PowerPoints & Handouts

Monday, November 25th

9:55 - 10:55 am: Education Sessions:

Keep Calm & Post On: Managing a Social Media Crisis - PowerPoint

Keep Calm & Post On: Managing a Social Media Crisis- Workbook

Dream It, Find It, Love It! How to Make Co-ops Work for You

Anxiety Disorder & Suicide: Warning Signs & Crisis Intervention

Innovative Swimming Facilities

11:05 am - 12:05 pm: Education Sessions:

Municipal Leasing & Financing

Content, Collaboration, Community! - PowerPoint

Content, Collaboration, Community! - Workbook

How to Breakthrough & Become a Checklist Destroyer

Trauma-Informed Training for Camps

Cyber Risk: Are You Ready?

2:50 - 3:50 pm: Education Sessions:

Director’s Roundtable with NRPA President & CEO

Strategic Marketing & Outreach

Get in the Business of Business Planning

Providing a Quality Youth Sports Program


Tuesday, November 26th 

10:40 - 11:40 am: Education Sessions:

The Latest and Greatest Industry Trends

Understanding the Latest in Playground & Athletic Field Materials Performance & Safety Testing/Studies

Foundation of a Foundation: Creating a Non-Profit Corporation

How to Breakthrough & Become a Checklist Destroyer

Building Community in an Isolated World

11:50 am - 12:50 pm: Education Sessions:

Farm Properties: Promoting Active Agriculture While Integrating Park & Open Space Planning

Revenue 101: The Foundation of a Revenue Management System

Circus Works… for EveryBODY! - PowerPoint

Circus Works… for EveryBODY! - Resource Guide

“Excel”lent Adventures