Park and Recreation Urban Exchange: Nov. 2, 2022

Nov. 2, 2022 – 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Lancaster, PA

On Wednesday, November 2nd, the Pennsylvania Recreation and Park Society (PRPS) and the Lancaster Recreation Commission, is hosting an Urban Exchange for parks and recreation professionals and champions to address issues around parks’ role in serving urban communities.  Highlights for the PRPS Youth Listening Tour will be shared along with a presentation on generating revenue to support your agency. The exchange will also feature consultant-led roundtables on topics important to urban recreation, including:

  • Human Resources: Promoting a diverse workforce
  • Engaging neighborhoods – How to solicit input and follow it
  • Making all welcome in parks and agencies
  • Child and Afterschool Care in park and recreation programs
  • Partnership development and advocacy

Speakers from Temple University, the PA Recreation and Park Society, Lancaster Recreation, the Outdoor Inclusion Coalition, and other organizations will share information, personal stories, and ideas related to these topics.

The event is scheduled from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM at the Lancaster Recreation Center, 525 Fairview Avenue in Lancaster, PA, 17603. A $10.00 charge for attendees includes morning refreshments, lunch, and all sessions. This event is eligible for .3 CEUs. Register Here or call PRPS at 814-234-4272.