Start Date: 11/15/2017 8:00 AM CST
End Date: 11/16/2017 3:30 PM CST
Venue Name: Patterson Park Community Center
521 Mercury Blvd
Tennessee Recreation & Parks Association
TRPA Playground Maintenance Technician Sponsorship
November 15-16, 2017
Patterson Community Center, Murfreesboro, TN
Thank you for your interest in being a sponsor for this program. Sponsor options are
Lunch (11am-end of day) $450 for TRPA Commercial Members $500 for Non-Commercial Members
Morning Coffee (7:45am-11:30am) $200 for TRPA Commercial Members $250 for Non-Commercial Members
Sponsor will be able to set up a table top display and have their company name posted as the sponsor of that function.
About the class:The two-day Playground Maintenance Technician Training focuses on practical playground maintenance activities, inspection principles, and best practices in making repairs.
• Make connections with 25-45 parks professionals and school maintenance employees
• Showcase your product to the employees who see it used every day.
Playground Maintenance Technician Schedule
8:30-9am Welcome and Introductions
9:30-9:50am Playground Maintenance Process
10-10:20am Hazard Prevention
10:20-11:30am Safety Surfacing on the Playground
11:30-12:15pm lunch (provided)
12:15-12:35pm Playground Materials – Concrete
12:35-1pm Playground Materials – Wood
1-1:30pm Playground Materials – plastic/synthetic
1:45-2:30pm Playground Materials – Metals
2:30-3pm Playground Materials – Fastners/Connectors
3-3:30pm Wrap Up and Evaluations Day 1
8:30-9:45am Inspection Process, Frequency, and Procedures
10-10:45am Record Keeping and Documentation
10:45-Noon Removing Equipment from Service
Noon-12:45pm Lunch (provided)
1-1:30pm Virtual Playground – Swings
1:30-2pm Virtual Playground – track Ride
2-2:30pm Virtual Playground – Sand Digging Equipment
2:30-2:45pm Virtual Playground – Spring Rocking Equipment
2:45-3pm Virtual Playground – Composite
3-3:30pm Wrap up and Evaluation, Day 2
*Based on participant interaction and questions, the schedule may change slightly.
A block of rooms (under the name TRPA) is being held for this event at Sleep Inn, 193 Chaffin Place, Murfreesboro, TN 37129. Rates are $72.00 plus tax per night single/double. If paying by government check/credit card, please be sure to bring your tax exempt certificate. To make reservations please call 615-396-3000 and ask for the Playground Maintenance room block.