2018 Playground Workshops

Region 2

WHEN: Tuesday, June 5th; 6:00-8:00pm

WHERE: Neenah Boys and Girls Brigade Gym, 109 W Columbian Ave., Neenah, WI 54956

COST: $10/person

GUEST SPEAKER: Jim Kluge

WORKSHOP: Recreation Recess - Back 2 Basic Play


Your playground participants will no longer say "I'm bored" or "Let's play something new!" Staff will learn how to create 100's of games with basic equipment you will have at all of your sites this summer. Get the kids to create, adapt, interact, and problem solve as a team. Please dress for active play and be ready to share your department's favorite summer game or activity with the rest of the group.

Register now or download the form below and send it in to Tyler McNamer at office@wpraweb.org.

You can also send in the registration form to:
6737 W Washington St Ste 4210
Milwaukee, WI 53214

Download the form here.


REGION 3

WHEN: Thursday, June 7th; 6:00-8:00pm

WHERE: Tensfeldt Park; VFW Recreation Center, 1420 S Rockwell Street, Jefferson, WI 53549

COST: $10/person

WORKSHOP: Playground Games & Activities


School is out and the kids just want to have fun! This workshop will focus on new outdoor active games, icebreakers, small space games and quiet games. All participants should come ready to learn, share, play, and have fun. Please dress for active play; wear tennis shoes, no sandals or flip-flops. Please wear a staff t-shirt if able.

Games and activities will be geared toward K-6 graders. All participating departments should come prepared to share or lead a favorite activity or game the last 30 minutes of the workshop.

Register now or download the form below and send it in to Tyler McNamer at office@wpraweb.org.

You can also send in the registration form to:
6737 W Washington St Ste 4210
Milwaukee, WI 53214

Download the form here.


Region 4

WHEN: Saturday, June 2nd; 9:30am-12:30pm

WHERE: Frank Lloyd Wright Intermediate

COST: $10/person

WORKSHOP: Phy Ed. Games/Activities for the Playground

Active Inclusion Play and Behavior Managmement Strategies

PRESENTED BY: West Allis-West Milwaukee School District Phy. Ed Dept. & The Northwest Special Recreation Association from the Illinois Park & Recreation Association

Topic 1: Phy Ed. Games for the Playground

Phy Ed. Games and activities that transcend the gym walls will be showcased in this workshop. Discover popular games and activities that will sure be a hit for the kids on the playgrounds. Games and activities are geared towards 5K—6th grade.. All participants should come ready to learn, share, play and have fun. Please dress for active play by wearing tennis shoes—no sandals or flip flops– and active wear.

Topic 2: Active Inclusion and Behavior Management Strategies

Two Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists from The Northwest Special Recreation Association will be covering active inclusion as well as behavior management strategies.

Register now or download the form below and send it in to Tyler McNamer at office@wpraweb.org.

You can also send in the registration form to:
6737 W Washington St Ste 4210
Milwaukee, WI 53214

Download the form here.