Upcoming Events


Upcoming events

    • 01 Aug 2024

    • 28 Aug 2024
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • LongHouse Visitor Center, Overland Park
    • 5

    Date: Wednesday, August 28th 

    Time: 9:00 am-4:00 pm (Registration 8:30am)

    Location: LongHouse Visitor Center
    9209 W. 179th St. 
    Overland Park, KS 66013

    Cost:  $75-$100  

    Includes coffee bar, lunch and CEU's 



    Please contact Jamie, jamie@krpa.org or (785)235-6533 for any registration questions.

    No refunds; substitutions are not allowed.

    • 10 Sep 2024
    • 12 Sep 2024
    • Tall Oaks Conference Center, Linwood, Kansas
    • 15

    September 10-12, 2024

    Tall Oaks Conference Center

    12797 189th Street

    Linwood, KS 

    Who should attend? - KRPA's professional development institute is open to any parks and/or recreation staff who want to enhance their leadership skills, network with other professionals in a relaxed atmosphere and gain management knowledge that relates to the parks and recreation industry.  Anyone at any stage of their career will benefit from their experience at Tomorrow's Leaders. 

    *Attendees are required to stay overnight for the entire institute, and will be housed in the air-conditioned Lifelong Learning Center Lodge with two or three people per room.  The registration fee is all inclusive for the Tomorrow's Leaders Institute. 

    The following are included: 

    September 10: Lunch, Dinner & Lodging 

    September 11: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Lodging 

    September 12: Breakfast and Lunch 

    KRPA Member Rate - $300 (Early Bird - Register by Aug.9)

    KRPA Member Rate - $330

    Non-Member Rate - $375 (Early Bird - Register by Aug.9)

    Non-Member Rate - $405

    CEU's:  .9

    Questions? Please contact Jamie Reed at jamie@krpa.org 
    No Refunds; Substitutions Only

    • 11 Dec 2024
    • 8:00 AM
    • 12 Dec 2024
    • 5:00 PM
    • Hubbard Art Center 309 N. Woodlawn Blvd. Derby, KS 67037
    • 30

    December 11-12, 2024

    Hubbard Art Center

    309 N. Woodlawn Blvd.

    Derby, KS 67037

    Check-In begins at 7:45 A.M.

    Lodging: TBA

    * Early Bird Pricing ENDS March 8, 2024 *

    CEU's:  1.5

    The Aquatic Facility Operator (AFO) Course is a 2-day training program designed to meet the needs of those working in public and semi-public recreational pool or water park facilities.  The AFO Course offers unique discussions on risk management and pool management as well as training in proper water chemistry, water chemistry challenges and solutions.

    The current Aquatic Facility Operators Manual will be sent to each full course registrant prior to the course.

    Upon successful completion of the AFO Course and 50 question open book exam, participants will be certified for 5 years by the National Certification Board in coordination with the National Recreation and Park Association.

    Who Should Attend

    Aquatic Directors, Recreation Directors, Water Park Directors, Pool Managers, Aquatic Supervisors, Resort/Hotel/Motel Staff, and any staff member responsible for the operation, maintenance and management of an aquatic facility.

    Contact KRPA Office with questions:

    (785) 235-6533


    Cancellation Policy: NO refunds; substitutions allowed

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