Risk Managing Parks and Recreation Programs
Audience:
Management, supervisors, leads or those with authority and responsibility for implementing parks and recreation programs.

Summer time is quickly approaching! It's time for a mid-year review of your parks and recreation risk management practices. You face unique, evolving and challenging risks in the operation of your parks programs. Please join us as our guest panelists provide a comprehensive review of parks and recreation risk exposures and recommended controls. Your Programs - Risk Management Protocols for:
  • Recreation Programs - vital elements for on or off site recreation activities including general to unique and specialized programs like day camps, programs involving youth and vulnerable adults and more
  • Parks and Recreation Policies - essential policies and key steps for implementing best practices such as background screening, transportation, concussions and sudden cardiac arrest and compliance with the ADA and WLAD
  • Partnerships, Agreements and Contracts - critical insurance requirements and considerations when working with vendors and outside agencies
  • Parks Department Facilities & Fields - important risk management guidelines focusing on premises liability prevention to include recommendations for inspection, maintenance and recordkeeping

Your People - Employment Liability Prevention Practices for:

  • Parks Staff - fundamental employment liability prevention basics for Full Time, Part Time, Seasonal Staff and Volunteers
  • Parks Recruiting, Hiring and Supervision Staff - necessary pre and post-employment procedures for selecting and managing parks staff
  • Recreation Program Drivers - crucial measures to implement for your own drivers or vendors transporting public participants
  • Parks Staff Training - mandatory state required trainings, workplace policies and practices as well as certifications for maintaining skilled staff