Workshops are extended educational opportunities which provide both education on the topic as well as time to design projects to be completed in your community or department. For more information or to receive an e-mail about registration, please submit a request.
The following workshops are designed to guide practitioners, volunteers, park or trail boards, friends groups, and community leaders.Parks 101 takes a look at the fundamentals & trends for planning & managing feasible & successful parks, trails & open spaces. The two-hour program highlights the value of mapping local assets, priorities, & factors to design, program, & operate locally-driven, feasible parks & open spaces
that provide health, civic & environmental impacts for your community. This session will review key tactics used over time to affordably plan & maintain parks in communities of all sizes. Time to visit local parks is optional but preferred. Small Community Park or Trail Master Plan Learn how to compile or update their Community’s Parks and Open Space or Trail Master Plan. In addition to overview and instruction, the workshop will assist attendees in developing project plans.
CPTED (Crime Prevention through Environmental Design) Learn CPTED basics, evaluate a site, and devise related action steps. One day or two workshops are available subject to trainer availability.
Playabilty Review best practices and outcomes for Pop up Play, Painted Places, Open Streets, and Mobile Play programs. The workshop guides local groups through site or community evaluation techniques and related action planning steps to incorporate play into the daily fabric of their organization or community. . One day or two workshops are available subject to trainer availability.
Walkability reviews best practices and outcomes for Walkability. The workshop guides local groups through walking audits, site or community evaluation techniques, and related action planning steps to incorporate best practices in Walkability in their organization or community. One day or two workshops are available subject to trainer availability.Citizen Input Process Design learn how to design and plan a basic process for citizen input. Survey Design learn how to and practice designing basic surveys and data collection plans for citizen input. For more information or to receive an e-mail about registration, please submit a request.