NMRPA Conference Features Dr. John Crompton to Help "Build Connections and Impact Lives"

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Landscape Structures-sponsored keynote addresses how parks improve communities.

New Mexico Recreation & Park Association

Landscape Structures Inc., a Delano, Minn.-based commercial playground equipment commercial playground equipment manufacturer, along with its New Mexico playground consultant, ExerPlay, Inc., is scheduled to exhibit at the New Mexico Recreation and Park Association (NMRPA) Conference Feb. 26-March 1, in Albuquerque. The conference will feature Dr. John Crompton, distinguished professor of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences at Texas A&M University and well-known researcher and author, as the keynote and presenting speaker. This learning experience was made possible through the 2012-2013 State Association Speaker Scholarship program from Landscape Structures.

In keeping with the Conference theme, Dr. Crompton’s keynote topic is Building Connections: Impacting Lives. He will articulate how parks make life better for both park users and for members of the community who don’t make much use of them. He will also present his views on repositioning. Dr. Crompton is known worldwide for his work, and his research on public recreation during difficult financial times has made a significant impact on the industry.

The 90-minute session will be presented on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 8:30 a.m. Following Dr. Crompton’s keynote, delegates will have the opportunity to visit ExerPlay and Landscape Structures in the exhibit hall to learn about the latest trends in playground design including custom and theme designs, concrete as a playground material and creating truly inclusive play environments.

About Landscape Structures Inc.
Since 1971, Landscape Structures Inc. has been the leading commercial playground equipment manufacturer in the world. The employee-owned company is committed to making the world a better place with active children thriving in leading communities year after year, generation after generation. Landscape Structures encourages outdoor play that develops healthy kids and a sustainable world by creating innovative products that are environmentally responsible. The company’s mission from day one has been to enhance children’s lives by fostering and creating inspiring play experiences while honoring the environment.

About ExerPlay, Inc.
Since 1990, ExerPlay Inc. has been the leader in supplying playground and recreational equipment to New Mexico, West and South Texas, Arizona and Alaska. ExerPlay is proud to work with schools, developers and private organizations in designing and building great playgrounds, skateparks and park facilities. Learn more at exerplay.com.

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