One of the significant benefits of membership in the New York State Recreation & Park Society is access (and often discounted rates) for a number of valuable informational sessions, trainings, conferences and workshops.

We offer Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) for many of these events to enable you to keep your professional status current and relevent.



Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 8:00 AM
Inspired by Seth Godin's book Purple Cow that "urges you to put a Purple Cow into everything you build, and everything you do, to create something truly noticeable." Do you have what it takes to be the Purple Cow in the field of cows? Does your agency, programs, parks, and staff STAND OUT or do you just blend in? Is your agency unique, exceptional, & unforgettable - like a Purple Cow - or are you just your basic black or brown steer?
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at 8:00 AM
NYSRPS is excited to offer a 3-day Certified Playground Safety Inspector Course this September 13-15, 2017 at SPA State Park in Saratoga Springs. This course is the most comprehensive training program on playground hazard identification and risk management methods offered. Advanced reading and a 15 hours training will prepare you to sit for the CPSI exam on Friday,
Friday, September 8, 2017 at 12:30 PM
The Genesee Valley Recreation and Park Society is pleased to announce its annual golf outing planned for September 8th. They...
Friday, November 18, 2016 at 11:10 AM
Please join the Genesee Valley Recreation & Park Society, Inc. as they come together to celebrate a day of learning and recognizing the great accomplishments of its members in 2016.