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Recreation recalibration in Liberty Lake
The Splash
If you missed Liberty Lake Days last summer, you weren't the only one. When the 2015 municipal budget was approved by the City Council last winter, Liberty Lake Days made a triumphant return, earning a $30,000 earmark. The revised agenda would feature three days of festivities, including a new collaboration with a popular event known as "Barefoot 3v3 Soccer," a tournament that premiered in Liberty Lake in 2013.
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Carry in, carry out policy working at Maine city's parks
Morning Sentinel via Portland Press Herald
Cleaning up litter, emptying overflowing trash cans and disposing of dog feces at city parks, playgrounds, fields and other recreation areas chewed up 12 to 16 man-hours a week for the Waterville, Maine recreation crew until the city adopted a policy requiring patrons to carry out what they carry into those areas. The trash and garbage at the sites drew birds, skunks, raccoons and flies, among other pests.
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The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer
Centers for Disease Control
Skin cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States, and most cases are preventable. Despite efforts to address skin cancer risk factors, such as inadequate sun protection and intentional tanning behaviors, skin cancer rates, including rates of melanoma, have continued to increase in the United States and worldwide. The goal of The Surgeon General's Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer is to increase skin cancer awareness and to call for actions to reduce its risk.
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EDUCATION


Certified Playground Safety Inspector Training
September 28-30, 2015
San Diego, California
Click here to download registration form.
Playground Safety Certification provides the authority to examine playgrounds for compliance with California regulations R-39-97. To become certified we recommend you take the certification course, then sit for the 100 question exam. Once certified with the National Recreation & Park Association you will remain certified for three years. CPRS is the exclusive provider for playground safety certification courses throughout California.

CPRS Aquatics Section
California Aquatic Management School (CAMS)

Oct. 7-9, 2015
Granlibakken Conference Center
Lake Tahoe, California
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PARKS MAKE LIFE BETTER! HIGHLIGHTS


Mission Viejo hosting a 'Parks Make Life Better!' Photo Contest
Mission Viejo Life
In celebration of July as "Parks Make Life Better" month, the city of Mission Viejo is hosting a special photo contest — calling on residents to submit photos of their favorite Mission Viejo park, program or facility. Whether it's a park or playground, senior or mommy-and-me program, youth or adult sports league or community center class, the city wants to know about its positive impact on residents' lives.
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July is Parks Make Life Better!® Month — Ticket promotions
CPRS

Buy tickets or download coupons or get additional information at:

Visit Six Flags Discovery Kingdom — discount tickets

Click here to download special flyer
Click here to download the coupon

Super Hero Fun Run Information — Join us July 26
download information here.
Visit California's Great America — discount tickets

To download the coupon with the CPRS code click here
or for instructions for ordering California's Great America tickets online click here.
Visit Six Flags Magic Mountain — discount tickets

Click here to view special flyer
Tickets for Six Flags Magic Mountain are available at www.sixflags.com/magicmountain — Enter promo code CPRS15. Online purchase only.
To view Parks Make Life Better!® concert dates go to http://www.stonesoul.com/

"Stone Soul will be promoting Parks Make Life Better!® — a campaign to raise awareness of the value and benefits that public parks and recreation offer our communities." Over 300 California cities are using this campaign.
Sample Resolution for your use Have your City Council adopt a resolution proclaiming July as "Parks Make Life Better!®" Month
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