The Mary Jean & Oliver Travers Foundation
About the Program
Recreation University is a 6-session program providing new employees, part time or seasonal, non-recreational or administrative staff with the foundational knowledge of the Parks & Recreation Management field. This program is designed for professionals without a degree gaining an overall view of what it means to apart of such a unique and meaningful profession.
Course work has been selected by professionals in the field and will be taught by experts in the Parks & Recreation industry. Throughout the program, participants will share and apply their knowledge to real life scenarios. Recreation University will meet Monthly at various locations in Maryland. The Recreation University Committee is diligently working to finalize speakers and locations. All session details will be confirmed closer to the registration deadline, please check back often for updated information. Graduation will take place on March 21st, 2024.
Participation is limited to 25 professionals. Participants do NOT need to be members of MRPA to apply. Attendance is required at all sessions. CEU’s will possibly be awarded for some sessions.
Topics will include:
- Digital and Social Media Marketing
- Capital & Operating Budgeting, Asset Management
- How Park Rangers Tie into Parks & Recreation
- Sports, Leagues, Field Management
- ADA, TR Programming, Senior Programming, Aquatics
- … and so much more!
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