New!  Online Recreation Program Institute and CPP Jan. 9 – March 3, 2017  (8 weeks)

Jul 27, 2016 12:16:43 PM
by LERN |
The professional development you want; the recognition you deserve

About the Online Recreation Program Institute and CPP Online Course: Thousands of professionals have been trained by LERN. Now you can acquire this quality training, education and professional development specific to recreation classes, and at a price that makes it affordable for all your staff to be trained. Learn online anytime, any day or evening, from any computer. Participate as little, or as much, as you wish. It’s easy. It’s fun.

Join These Top Recreation Professionals Recreation These recreation professionals moderate the online discussion. From left, Laura Guentner, Orange Recreation and Community Education, Pepper Pike, OH; Warren Bird, City of Garland, Garland, TX; Laura Wetherald, Howard County Parks and Recreation, Columbia, MD; Chuck Ramm, City of Temple, Temple, TX; and Cathy Noonan, City of San Jose, San Jose, CA.

Here’s what you do online each week: 1. Do 10 or so pages of readings 2. Listen to the 15-minute audio presentation with slides 3. Take the optional self-quiz for the week’s unit and get immediate feedback on how you’re doing. 4. Join your colleagues and some of the best recreation professionals in North America in the written discussion board area and share your thoughts with others. Plus, you have the option of receiving recognition for your work by being awarded the Certified Program Planner (CPP) designation after passing the CPP examination.

Week 1: Needs Assessment in Recreation Programming
Week 2: Program Development
Week 3: Finance and Budgeting for Recreation Classes
Week 4: Program Analysis
Week 5: Pricing
Week 6: Best Recreation Brochures
Week 7: Promotion and Marketing Recreation Classes
Week 8: Customer Service and Review of Best Practices Benchmarks

Registration information:
The cost (fee includes book) for this online Institute for members of LERN with recreation departments is just $95 for one person; 3 people $195 total; 6 people only $295 total. Contact Tammy at (800) 678-5376 or if you are unsure whether you are a member or from a parks and recreation department.

There Are Six Easy Ways To Register:

Register Online by clicking here.

Register by Email: Send your registration information to

Register by FAX: Complete the registration form and fax it, toll-free, 24 hours a day, to (888) 234-8633.

Register by Phone: Have your registration form ready and call Tammy at (800) 678-5376. The phones are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CT) Monday-Friday.

Register by Mail: Complete the registration form and mail it to:
LERN Recreation Institute
PO Box 11
Sneads Ferry, NC 28460

PURCHASE ORDERS A purchase order will reserve your place, with payment due at or before the online Institute begins. Please fax your registration and PO to us at (888) 234-8633 and we will email you an invoice.


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New!  Online Recreation Program Institute and CPP Jan. 9 – March 3, 2017  (8 weeks)