PlayCore Professional Development Symposium Promotes Play in Bakersfield

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Play and recreation leader offers CEU’s while advancing best practices in play & recreation

PlayCore, a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of a broad range of play and recreation products, will be holding Professional Development Symposium in Bakersfield, California, on Tuesday, April 9, 2013. Presented by PlayCore’s Center for Professional Development, the event will include sessions that illustrate the importance of making play a priority in communities by sharing research on the benefits of play from the world’s leading play scholars. The event will also include sessions featuring playground maintenance, the new ADA standards for accessible design, and moving beyond accessibility to focus on creating inclusive environments for people of all ages and abilities.

Designed for professionals in the fields of park and recreation, landscape architecture and education, the Symposium will begin at 8:30 am and will be held at the Martin Luther King Community Center in Bakersfield, CA and is hosted by City of Bakersfield Recreation and Parks and CPRS District 15. GameTime and Great Western Park & Playground are proud to sponsor these events. Director of Programs & Partnerships, Jennie Sumrell from PlayCore’s Center for Professional Development and Regional Manager, David Hill from GameTime, will conduct interactive sessions that offer Continuing Education Units for professionals and promise to be lively, informative, and educational. Continental breakfast, lunch, and educational resources will be provided.
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For information on how to bring PlayCore’s leading Educational Symposiums to your professional network, or to review a list of available session topics, go to

About PlayCore
PlayCore helps build stronger communities around the world by advancing play through research, education, and partnerships. The company infuses this learning into its complete family of brands. PlayCore combines best in class planning and education programs with the most comprehensive array of recreation products available to create play solutions that match the unique needs of the each community they se

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