Playground Maintenance Technician Training

August 23 & 24, 2018 

Waterford Oaks Activity Center (2800 Watkins Lake Rd., Waterford Twp., MI 48328)

Cost: $340 members / $365 non-members

The two-day Playground Maintenance Technician Training focuses on practical playground maintenance activities, inspection principles, and best practices in making repairs.

Participant Benefits

• Learn about materials! Learn how to maintain playground equipment made of metal, plastic, wood and concrete
• Learn about safety! Understand how to take damaged equipment out of service safely, keep proper records, and identify potential legal issues related to playground maintenance
• Learn about surfaces! Learn how best to maintain unitary and loose-fill surfaces
• Cost effective! Train front-line maintenance staff at an affordable price
• Ensure your equipment lasts through its useful life! Improve playground user safety and prolong the useful life of equipment
• Certified instructors! Instructors with CPSI provided by the Eppley Institute at Indiana University



Do I have to re-certify with the program?

No. This is a certificate-of-completion program. There is currently no re-certification requirement.

Who should attend the program?

Anyone who performs hands-on playground safety inspections and maintenance, along with those who supervise playground maintenance staff should attend. Participants with experience ranging from just a few weeks up to 30 years find the two-day course practical and informative.

For more information contact: Justin Lippe, mParks Operations Manager,