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NFRPS Mini Conference & Luncheon 
Thursday, May 19, 2016 
Hamburg Memorial Youth Center – 200 Prospect Ave. Hamburg, NY 14075 

8:30 am – 9:00 am – Registration & Breakfast 
9:00 am – 11:45 am – Educational Sessions 
11:45 am –12:15 pm – Dodgeball & Gaga Ball - Backyard 
12:15 pm – 1:00 pm – Luncheon – Main Floor 
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm – Educational Sessions 


9:00 am – 10:00 am Educational Sessions (CEU .10) 
OLWEUS – BULLY PREVENTION – Main Floor 
Lisa Krueger, Assistant Superintendent, Instruction & Pupil Services, Orchard Park CSD 
The Olweus Bullying Prevention Program (OBPP) is designed for students in elementary and middle schools and has over 35 years of successful implementation. OBPP is a program that deals with bullying at the schoolwide, individual and community levels. 

SUMMER SWIM LESSON DEVELOPMENT AND HEALTH STANDARDS - Senior Lounge 
Kristin Santillo, Assistant Recreation Director, Town of Orchard Park 
Aquatics Roundtable 

10:15 am – 11:45 am Educational Sessions (CEU .15) 
PLAYGROUND SAFETY – Main Floor 
Mike Fingeroth, Regional Sales Manager-North East, Landscape Structures 
Ben Frasier, Project Manager, Parkitects, Inc. 
Lynn Mason, Landscape Architect, Parkitects, Inc. 
Nearly 200,000 injuries that require emergency room treatment occur annually on public playgrounds. These injuries can be prevented with proper playground design and standardized inspection and maintenance program. This continuing education session will highlight the primary causes of playground injuries and discuss the responsibilities owners as well as manufacturers have for providing and maintaining safe playgrounds. 

FIRST-AID FOR YOUR SUMMER PROGRAM – Senior Lounge 
Tom Barsi, Director of Education, Orchard Park Fire District EMS 
Best practices and fundamentals of summer program First-Aid 

12:15 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch 

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Educational Sessions (CEU .10) 
KEEPING CAMP SAFE – Senior Lounge 
Kristin Santillo, Assistant Recreation Director, Town of Orchard Park 
Tips and tricks to help your staff think proactively about safety. 

RAINY DAY/ BACK POCKET ACTIVITIES ROUNDTABLE – Senior Lounge Room 
Nick Gallardo, Recreation Leader, Village of Hamburg 
Every summer we get a handful of rainy, blustery days that foil the best laid outdoor activities. Most kids these days would welcome the opportunity to “plug in” and check out for the day. It is incumbent upon your staff to come up with activities to get the kids engaged, moving and having fun indoors. Join us as we share loads of great rainy days activities, from games to arts and crafts in this roundtable discussion. Bring your ideas to share! 

STRATEGIC PLANNING ROUNDTABLE– Senior Lounge 
Marty Denecke, Recreation Director, Town of Hamburg 
Josh Haeick, Recreation Supervisor, Village of Hamburg 
Marty and Josh, whose departments are in the midst of updating their respective Plans, will lead a discussion on the pros, cons, and the variety of methods needed to undertake such a project. 

Please return registration by May 13th, 2016 to
Village of Hamburg Recreation Dept. 
200 Prospect Ave 
Hamburg, NY 14075 Phone: 716.649.6170 

Questions? Please contact: Josh Haeick at jhaeick@villagehamburg.com 
Or Nick Gallardo at ngallardo@villagehamburg.com