PlayCore and CPRS Partner to Offer Professional Development Symposium to Promote Play and Health

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Play and recreation leader offers CEU’s while furthering CPRS’s health and wellness initiative

Center for Professional Development offers educational opportunity to recreation professionals.

PlayCore, a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of a broad range of play and recreation products, will be offering a complimentary continuing education symposium in San Jose, CA on Wednesday, June 3, 2015. Presented by PlayCore’s Center for Professional Development, the event will include sessions that illustrate best practices for promoting community health through infusing nature into the everyday spaces of childhood, as well as providing meaningful play opportunities for people of all ages and abilities through inclusive play environments.
In an effort to further the California Park and Recreation Society’s health and wellness initiative and promote the CPRS Brand Promise, PlayCore will provide state-wide professional development services in each of the five regions. The California Park and Recreation Society (CPRS) and City of San Jose will host the CPRS Region 2 symposium designed for professionals in the fields of park and recreation, landscape architecture, and education.

The event will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will be held at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Main Library. Sponsored by MRC and GameTime, the sessions will be led by master trainer Jennie Sumrell, Director of Education, Corporate Strategic Services, from PlayCore’s Center for Professional Development. The sessions offer Continuing Education Units for professionals and promise to be lively, informative, and educational. Lunch and educational resources will be provided.

To register for the event or for additional information, please visit

To learn more about CRPS’ and PlayCore’s Action Grant, please visit

For information on how to bring PlayCore’s leading Educational Symposiums to your professional network, or to review a list of available session topics, visit

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 serve.

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