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.
Gideon Putnam Room
Saratoga Spa State Park
19 Roosevelt Drive
Saratoga Springs NY 12866
Wednesday May 3rd - Friday May 5th
Check in begins at 7:30 am each day – no early birds please!
Friday May 5th
Exam check‐in at 8am
You MUST bring 2 forms of ID with your signature for the test,including one picture ID- NO EXCEPTIONS.
Lunch by Panera Bread on Wedneday 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.
***A minimum of 25 participants need to be registered 1 month before the date of the class in order to hold the class. If we do not meet this number we will cancel the class and refund the registration cost.
Stay home if you have tested positive for COVID-19 or are showing symptoms.
CPSI Course safety guidelines are currently at the discretion of the host unless their hosting site county has:
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.
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 www.nrpa.org/cpsi. 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 www.nrpa.org/cpsi.
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. Hotels.com 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