Parks / Recreation / Play

Learn how to play a critical role in advocating and designing for a variety of parks, recreational facilities, and children’s play environments. Best practices will be shared on critical topics including:

  • Reconnection to nature
  • Health-related concerns
  • Fostering youth
  • Safety consideration
  • Universal design
  • Integration of public art
  • Creative placemaking
  • Sensory play
  • Innovative and artful playgrounds
  • Risk management
  • Nature based play
  • Rails to trails

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Parks / Recreation / Play Store

Park Rx America: Doctors Prescribing Parks to Prevent and Treat Chronic Disease - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (WEB170427)

Date: Apr 27, 2017
Standard: $165.00
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $20.00

San Diego’s First Public Nature Play Area: How Park and Recreation Made it Happen! - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (WEB170307)

Date: Mar 7, 2017
Standard: $165.00
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $20.00

Integrating and Planning for Children with Sensory Processing Disorders in Outdoor Play Environments - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (WEB161116)

Date: Nov 16, 2016
Standard: $165.00
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $20.00

Outdoor Learning Environments as Opposed to Playgrounds (2016_SAT-A07)

Date: Oct 22, 2016
Standard: $185.00
Students: $25.00
Associates: $40.00
Members: $50.00

Landscape Architects as Federal Leaders (ARC160915)

Date: Sep 15, 2016
Standard: Free
Members: $0.00
Associates: $0.00
Students: $0.00

SPOTLIGHT mini-series: The Importance of Good Design: Comparing Play in the UK vs US - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (ARC160824)

Date: Aug 24, 2016
Standard: $165.00
Members: $40.00
Students: $10.00
Associates: $20.00

Scottsdale Cycle the Arts - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/NON-HSW) (ARC160728)

Date: Jul 28, 2016
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

Engaging Youth in Creative Place Making – 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (ARC160713)

Date: Jul 13, 2016
Standard: $165.00
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $20.00

Intentional Design Strategies to Reconnect Children to Nature – 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (ARC160420)

Date: Apr 20, 2016
Standard: $160.00
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $20.00

Planting in a Post-wild World: Designing Resilient Plant Communities (MON-C05)

Date: Nov 9, 2015
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

Mayoral Leadership: Engaging Landscape Architects in the Design of Cities (SUN-A01)

Date: Nov 8, 2015
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

Evidence-based Design: Sensory Play Gardens and Children with Developmental Disorders (SUN-A11)

Date: Nov 8, 2015
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

Urban Green Space and Mental Well-being: Evidence-Based Design (FRI-B10)

Date: Nov 6, 2015
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

Landscape, Public Space, and Identity: The Present Future Condition (FRI-D10)

Date: Nov 6, 2015
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

The Design of Europe's Largest New Park: Metropolitan Park, Athens (FRI-A03)

Date: Nov 6, 2015
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

Planning for Play: Designing Innovative and Artful Playgrounds in Central Park to Meet the Standards – 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (ARC151006)

Date: Oct 6, 2015
Standard: $165.00
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $20.00

Practical Considerations for Play Activities and Risk Management in Design of Natural Play & Learning Environments – 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (ARC150827)

Date: Aug 27, 2015
Standard: $165.00
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $20.00

Designing Urban Nature into Children’s Play and Learning Places - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (ARC150604)

Date: Jun 4, 2015
Standard: $165.00
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $20.00

SITES Certified Parks: Lessons Learned - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (42)

Date: Nov 24, 2014
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

The Wilds: Integrating Natural Systems and Outdoor Learning Environments - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (43)

Date: Nov 24, 2014
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

Rails to Trails and Beyond: Former Margins, Future Connections - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (27)

Date: Nov 21, 2014
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

Sustainable Planting Design: A New Model for Large-Scale Urban Parks - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (28)

Date: Nov 21, 2014
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

Risk Management at Nature Play and Learning Areas: A Risk Analysis Approach - 1.0 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (ARC140917)

Date: Sep 17, 2014
Standard: $165.00
Members: $40.00
Associates: $30.00
Students: $20.00

Pop Up Adventure Playgrounds: The (ARC140408)

Date: Apr 8, 2014
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

Light in the Public Realm - 1.5 PDH (LA CES/HSW) (24)

Date: Nov 18, 2013
Standard: $185.00
Members: $50.00
Associates: $40.00
Students: $25.00

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