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Certified Playground Safety Inspector - CPSI Certification

The Certified Playground Safety Inspector (CPSI) certification program is the most comprehensive training program on playground hazard identification and risk management methods offered nationwide. By becoming a CPSI, you will learn how to identify hazards on public playgrounds and playground equipment, rank those hazards according to injury potential and apply that knowledge, as well as how to establish a playground safety program.


Street Community Center

31 Zukor Road, New City, NY 10956

Course Days:

Wednesday, October 5th & Thursday, October 6th


Check in begins at 7:30 am each day – no early birds please!

Exam Day:

Friday, October 7th

Exam check‐in at 8am

Exam 9am‐11am

You MUST bring 2 forms of ID with your signature for the test,including one picture ID- NO EXCEPTIONS.

Lunch by Panera Bread on Wednesday and Thursday is included with your registration and your order will be taken prior to the class. Snacks and beverages will be provided additionally during breaks.

  • 10/05/2022  8:00 AM
  • 10/07/2022 5:00 PM

  • New City, NY
Spaces left: 35


  • CPSI Course – $665.00
  • CPSI Exam Only – $190.00


Please note:

Stay home if you have tested positive for COVID-19 or are showing symptoms.

If the hosting site county exceeds any of these rates, all safety guidelines (including mask mandate) must be followed.
NRPA reserves the right to reinstate the safety guidelines at any time.

As shared on the nysrps website:

A candidate who has a disability may request a special accommodation; the request must be submitted in writing at the time of course or exam registration. The request form is available online at In order to properly accommodate all persons with disabilities, it is recommended that all requests be made 45 days prior to the scheduled date for the course and exam.

English as second language (ESL) candidates may request a time extension and/or the use of a strict translation dictionary. Request forms/fees must be submitted to NRPA no less than 30 days prior to the exam. The request form is available online at

Under the NYSRPS Event Cancellation Policy 

As posted on nysrps, no refunds within 30 days are given. Unfortunately, this will be enforced with CPSI. NRPA charges the Society for the number confirmed regardless who is in actual attendance so the instructor's travel and compensation is covered. In the event of a COVID illness, documentation may be required for a refund. We thank you for your understanding. 

Lodging is up to you. is a great way to search for options that satisfy your budget.

Questions? Please contact NYSRPS at: ed@nysrps or 518-584-0321

New York State Recreation & Park Society  501 C3 Not-for-Profit Organization

19 Roosevelt Drive, Suite 200 Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

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