2019 Spring Office Support Workshop

WHEN: Friday, April 26, 2019

WHERE: Wisconsin Dells

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Wear spring colors - dress casual & wear comfortable shoes – we will be doing some walking!

Optional: design/bring a pen with a spring flower attached, or a happy saying, or whatever makes you think of spring and happiness to bring to the meeting for an exchange. Be creative!!New for this workshop!! There will be no up-front cost to register, but we do need a head-count.

Please fill out the registration form and send it to WPRA or register on their website. Be sure to check with your supervisor regarding reimbursement for lunch, as it will be ordered from the restaurant where we are meeting. This will be a progressive workshop! We will be walking to a couple of different places. Plan to park at The Keg & Patio (address below). From there, we will walk to Great Harvest Bakery for free samples of fresh bread, but you also have the option to purchase rolls, pastries, etc. Walk back to The Keg & Patio for our meeting. Depending on the weather, we have the option to meet inside or outside on their patio! We will order off the menu at the The Keg & Patio for lunch. We may sit outside if it is nice or inside if it isn’t.


9:30 - 10:00 The Keg & Patio (732 Oak St, WI Dells) - park in their lot & walk to: Great Harvest Bakery (329 Broadway, WI Dells) - free samples of bread & rolls—also items will be available for purchase. Then walk back to the Keg & Patio for meeting.

10:00 - 10:15 Customer Service - Signing up over the phone, late signups, t-shirt orders, etc.

10:15 - 10:30 Seasonal Help - Are you having a hard time finding seasonal help? What do you do to attract new seasonal employees? How are you finding enough lifeguards? Are you hiring 15-year-olds?

10:30 - 10:45 Online Registrations - Has it helped cut down phone calls and walk-ins, what is your percentage for online registrations?

10:45 - 11:15 Recreation Software - Update on which recreation software you are using. What do you like and not like?

11:15 - 11:30 Bring a question for your department to share.

11:30 - 12:00 Lunch - We will split into groups of school district, county, campgrounds, etc. to eat and discuss topics for lunch. Please bring your own question(s) that pertain to your type of department.

12:00- ? Let’s Keep the Fun Going! After the meeting - your choice:
Cheesecake Heaven & Baker - 231 Broadway
WI Dairyland Fudge - 216 Broadway
Escape Room - 325 Broadway
Shopping - Downtown or Tanger Outlet Mall

Registration is now closed.