Through IPRA's section groups specific education and workshops are offered throughout the year.  Listed below are our current scheduled programs:

The TR Leadership Summit, sponsored by IPRA's Therapeutic Recreation (TR) Section, offers a full day of continuing education for professionals that work in and around special recreation. The day will consist of three 1.25-hour concurrent breakout sessions presented by highly-recognizable professionals in the field. Attendees can pick and choose the TR topic that best fits their personal and professional development needs. Lunch is included with registration. To Register: click on the "Register Here" button below, Login to your IPRA account, then select "Register Myself". If you are not an IPRA member, create an account, then register for the event.

10/4/2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Des Plaines Park District Prairie Lakes Community Center 515 E. Thacker St Des Plaines, IL 60018
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The Facility Management Workshop is an exciting program for IPRA members coming up on October 11, 2019.  It is a learning experience unique to new and seasoned facility managers of diverse background such as community centers, fitness centers, athletic centers, rental centers, and specialty centers (like golf, ice and preschools).  Attendees will receive quality presentations from experts that work at leading Illinois agencies, learn how to create a facility portfolio, and walk away with resources that will help them enhance operational efficiencies.

Supervisor Symposium provides students and professionals in the recreation field a curriculum that builds a strong foundation of fundamental skills needed to obtain and succeed at a supervisory position.  Sessions create opportunities to increase knowledge, which can be implemented immediately and expose participants to emerging trends, which can help advance their career in the recreation field. 

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