The Southwest Park and Recreation Training Institute provides some of the best quality and value in education, training, and networking opportunities for parks and recreation professionals. Our retreat-like setting at Sequoyah State Park and Lodge in northeastern Oklahoma provides the ideal learning environment.
We offer a variety of educational tracks that are eligible for CEU credits to help you maintain your professional certifications. The Institute is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1956 and continues to serve parks and recreation professionals from throughout the Southwest. Come join us for this February for the best value in continuing education.
2014 Institute Program Preview!
SWPRTI President, E. Brian Bristow and Vice President, Susie Snider have released a preview schedule of the educational sessions for the 2014 Institute.
2014 Institute Program Preview - Download Here (PDF)
I hope that all of our members have had a blessed and enjoyable summertime, as we head into cooler weather. It has been as hot as the devil’s knee here in the Metroplex and I am ready for our heat wave to wave goodbye! There are a few things I want to mention as we get closer to our February Institute gathering. Read more