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.
The Institute will be celebrating 60 years this February 1st - 4th of 2015. Make plans now to register for and attend this milestone in Parks and Recreation training excellence.
60th Anniversary Tree Planting Donations
In recognition of the Southwest Park and Recreation Training Institute's 60th Anniversary, we are planting six (6) specimen Pecan trees at Sequoyah State Park. One tree to commemorate each decade of the Institute.
We are asking for donations of $10, $25, $50, or $100 to offset the cost of this project. As always, your donation to the Institute is tax-deductible.
To make your donation, please visit our Donations page.
Upcoming Institute Dates2015 Institute - February 1 - 4
2016 Institute - February 7 - 10
2017 Institute - February 5 - 8
2018 Institute - February 4 - 7
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Southwest Park and Recreation Training Institute
Sally Rodriguez, Executive Director
9660 Audelia Road, Ste. 123-74
Dallas, TX 75238