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Parks Maintenance and Operations (GT/RTC)

  • Monday, April 18, 2011
  • 8:30 AM
  • Thursday, April 21, 2011
  • 4:30 PM
  • Midland, ON
  • 2


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • *includes one year individual membership
  • *Must be a current ORFA Member

NOTE: Course fee includes 13% HST
Parks Maintenance and Operations
North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre,
527 Len Self Blvd. Midland, ON
Monday, April 18th to Thursday, April 21st

This Ontario Recreation Facilities Association course is designed to introduce recreation facility personnel to the principles and techniques of parks maintenance and operations. It will be of interest to those professionals who maintain parks as a part of their responsibilities, or to those who wish to develop new knowledge and skills in this area. Facilitators will provide demonstrations and tours emphasizing practical applications of the course content.

Topics include:
  • Parks maintenance and operation principles and techniques
  • Horticultural landscaping and maintenance
  • Estimating, tendering and construction of parks facilities
  • Playground equipment maintenance, inspection and standards
  • Site fixtures and furniture
  • Sports facility and sports field maintenance and operation
  • Turf maintenance and techniques
  • Safe use and operation of equipment
  • Current issues and trends