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Playing Field Maintenance Academy
~endorsed by the CPRS Development and Operations Section and District 14!~

Upcoming Academies will Open in 2020!

Call our office with any questions: 916-665-2777

Half-day training for field maintenance providers that includes a take-home publication.

Topic areas include Natural vs. Synthetic Fields, Playing Field Turf, Soccer Goal, Fencing, Dugout Care, Playability, Durability of Materials, Access for Public and Emergency Vehicles, Standard of Care and Legal Considerations.

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(If registration is closed, please get on our waiting list by calling 916.665.2777)

To register via paper form, click here: 
Playing Field Maintenance Academy Paper Registration Form

Who Should Attend:  Professionals responsible for the planning, design, construction, maintenance and operations of overused playing fields. Management staff and their programming team members in key decision-making positions are also a good fit, along with those who want to promote up!

Featuring:  Butch DeFillippo, PlaySafe, LLC providing valuable knowledge from an experienced professional in maintenance and risk management!

Learning Take-Aways:  * Lawsuits * Access for Public & Emergency Vehicles * Standard of Care * Playability * Durability * Natural vs Synthetic * Durability of Materials * Fencing * Soccer Goals * Dugout Care * This program also includes an athletic field visit where possible - We will take our discussion points from inside the classroom into the field for better application.

Playing Field Maintenance Guidebook
This Playing Field Maintenance Guidebook is informative and easy to use with solutions to every day field management.  You get a Guidebook with the Academy and you can also purchase additional Playing Field Maintenance Guidebooks from CPRS. 

Click here for the additional Guidebooks order form.

Example Day-At-A-Glance (sometimes the times are different per location):

9:15 to 9:30 am - Check-in & Welcome

9:30 to 11:00 am - Workshop

11:00 to 11:30 am - Lunch

11:30 to 2:00 pm - Workshop

*A manual is included with this workshop and 0.4 CEUs

At The Door:  Call in advance, 916.665.2777 Registration is limited due to instructor/student ratio. Please pre-register. We probably will not have space for onsite registration.


CPRS Member Registration Fee: $80.00                 Non-Member Fee: $95.00

CPRS Student Member Registration Fee: $40.00