NJRPA Conference



Announcing the 2015 Annual Conference & Exhibition

Bally’s Atlantic City

Atlantic City, NJ

March 8-11, 2015

2015 Delegate Conference Registration Form

Lodging Information:
Bally’s Atlantic City
Atlantic City, NJ
Great hotel rates from March 8-12, 2014
Room Rates: $65 Single/Double Occupancy in the Bally’s Tower (per room, per night)
Check in time: 4PM and Check out time: 12 Noon
For Reservations:
Call 888-516-2215 Or visit the Website at https://www.totalrewards.com/hotel-reservations/main/?propCode=BAC&groupCode=SB03RP5
Group Code: SB03RP5


2015 Invitation to Exhibit

2015 Exhibit Brochure

Display space agreement

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39th Annual NJRPA Annual Conference & Exhibition – March 2014

Most Conference session handouts are now available.  Please see below.

Pre-Conference Institutes
Training Smorgasbord: A Buffet of Ideas That Will Engage Staff presented by Kim Aycock
Smorgasbord Menu, Smorgasbord.1,  Smorgasbord.2,  Smorgasbord.3

Show me the Money – Grant Workshop by Judith Josephs and Tammy Wetzel
Show Me the Money Handouts

Conference Sessions – Monday, March 4
Best Practices in Parks & Recreation by Michele Potter
Best Practices in Parks & Recreation handouts

Working with the Y Factor by Lori Hoffner
Working With the Y Factor handouts

Big Deal or No Deal: A Framework for Co-Counselors by Kim Aycock
Kim Aycock Big Deal Handouts

A Higher Level of Inclusive Play by Michael Fingeroth

Make the Most Out of YouTube and other Social Media by James Daggon and Ben Stentz

Hiring the Right Employees – Are You Spending Enough Time on the Front End? by Karen Hesser
Hiring the Right Employees handout

There’s an “App” for That! – Useful Tools for Staff by Kim Aycock
Kim Aycock Smartphone Handouts

Concussions in Recreational Youth Sports: Is YOUR Head Spinning Yet? by Greg Heinzmann and Dr. Rosemarie Scolaro Moser
Concussion Parent Acknowledgement Form,  Concussion part 1,  Concussion part 2,  Concussion Law

Presentations! (Public Speaking for Scared-y Cats) by James Daggon

Neighborhood Recreation: How the Staff Positively Impacts the Community by Lori Hoffner
Recreation Staff Impacts Community by Hoffner

Creative Ways to Find Money for the Facilities That You Desperately Need by Tom O’Rourke

Considerations of Smoke-Free Zones in Parks by Paul Nicholson, Cindie Sullivan and Bill Zimmermann
Smoke Free Zones in Public Places-Zimmerman,  Smoke-Free Zones in Parks-Sullivan,  Smoking.Nicholson presentation

Using Video and Photos to the Max by Judith Josephs and Sophie Mannaerts

Strategic Branding of the Recreation, Park and Tourism Product by Dr. Harold Nolan Jr.
Branding Presentation by Nolan

Crossing the Financial Tight Rope by Jamie Sabbach

Multi-Generational Recreation Users: The Silent Power Struggle by Lori Hoffner
Multi Generation Users by Hoffner

Safe Playing Fields: IPM, Legislation and You by Rich Watson
Defending Your IPM Program

Pump Up Your Swim Lessons @ Aquatic Safety Programs by Judith Josephs
Pump Up your swim lession and aquatic safety Handouts

Online Surveys: A web-based Community Needs Assessment Tool by Tim Roetman and Dawn Thompson

Improving Your Communication Skills by Molly Hetrick
Communication PPT Handout

Employee Motivation – Has Your Get Up and Go Left the Building? by Karen Hesser

UV Technology for Commercial Aquatics and the Model Aquatics Health Code by Brian Randisi
UV Technology Handouts

Design Hints – How to Look Like a Professional Graphic Designer without the Cost! by James Daggon

Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance by Jamie Sabbach

Civility Training Part 2: Training for You and Your Staff by Molly Hetrick
Civility Training 2 – PPT Handouts

Playground Safety: Is it better in New Jersey? by Bill Foelsch

Weather Watching by Frank Lombardo
Weather Watching handouts

Office Hours

NJRPA Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  1 Wheeler Way, Princeton, NJ 08550

Tel: 609-356-0480     Fax: 609-356-0475