Supporting Community Health & Wellness Through Evidence-Based Park Destinations

Registration Eligibility
Exclusive to IRPA members.
Start Date
04/12/2023
End Date
04/12/2023
Description
Parks are essential to creating healthier, happier societies across generations! Be inspired by leadership case examples of communities across the state of California that have thoughtfully aligned with evidence-based design best practices to promote multigenerational physical activity, inclusion, and the nature integration. Learn about how the projects completed through California Park and Recreation Society’s Statewide Healthy Play and Recreation Initiative have turned research into practice to collectively impact community vitality and champion high-quality play and recreation destinations.
Location
Palos Hills, IL
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Accessibility / ADA
Development Trends
Healthcare & Therapeutic Design
Parks & Recreation
Site Planning
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.50
Learning Outcomes
1. Summarize three evidence-based design best practices to create high-quality outdoor play and recreation destinations.
2. Discuss model projects, positive community outcomes, and the health and wellness benefits of inclusion, physical activity, and nature.
3. Outline the collective impact findings of the users, usage, and user experiences from play and recreation projects across the state of California.
4. List five tools/resources to assist with the planning of outdoor play and recreation destinations.
Instructors
Approved Certified Instructor
Course Codes
Provider
PlayCore


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