• Senior Professional Clause

    Well-experienced park professionals will be considered for direct awarding of Certified Park Professional International (CPPI) upon completing their CPPI application. Subject to eligibility.

    Click here to learn more »

  • How Do You Measure Up?

    Whether you work in urban design, green planning, park and public land management, recreation, landscape architecture, horticulture, or the like, the World Parks Academy's competency framework represents your profession!

    Learn more about CPP competencies »

    Learn more about CPPI competencies »

  • Become a Member of World Urban Parks Today!

    The World Urban Parks (WUP) is a unique international organisation that represents parks, recreation, amenity, cultural, leisure, and related services. WUP membership is required for CPP or CPPI certification.

    To learn more about World Urban Parks, click here »

  • Professional certification demonstrates a commitment to your profession; helps to showcase your skills and experience; and establishes you as a continuous learner. Apply for the Certified Park Professional (CPP), or if you are already certified as a CPP, for the Certified Park Professional International (CPPI) today.

    Click here to view a complete list of all CPPI award recipients »

World Parks Academy :
Upcoming Training

Click here to view all of the scheduled WPA Webinar Training Series programs available for CEU credits. Check below to see the upcoming programs offered live, all others are available as recordings.

Upcoming Events

18 December 2018:

23 January 2019:

  • WPA Webinar Series:
    The Augmented Reality of Running a Digital Playground

    World Parks Academy free webinar

    Instructor: Melanie Langlotz

13 February 2019:

  • World Urban Parks National Association Roundtable
    Topic: Emerging Membership ServicesSpeakers: Mark Camley, Neil McCarthy, Caryn Ernst, Elisabeth Fournier

20 March 2019:

  • WPA Webinar Series:
    Whitewater Recreation 101

    World Parks Academy free webinar

    Instructor: Scott Martin, Scott Shipley


Past events:

10 October 2018:

20 September 2018:

25 July 2018:

27 June 2018:

  • World Urban Parks Roundtable 
    National Associations -Membership and Partnerships

12 July 2017:

21 June 2017:

11 January 2017:

8 December 2016:

14 – 15 November 2016:

10 November 2016:

21 – 24 October 2016:

8 October 2016:

5 – 7 October 2016:

4 October 2016:

4 – 6 October 2016:

29 September – 1 October 2016:

26 – 30 September 2016:

26 – 28 September 2016:

25 – 30 September 2016:

21 – 23 September 2016:

22 – 25 July 2016:

17 – 20 July 2016:

30 June – 3 July 2016:

22 – 26 June 2016:

16 – 17 June 2016:

10 – 12 June 2016:

6 – 10 June 2016:

6 – 8 June 2016:

25 – 28 May 2016:

24 May 2016:

10 May 2016:

4 – 5 May 2016:

27 – 29 April 2016:

24 – 25 April 2016:

20 – 22 April 2016:

13 April 2016:

13 April 2016:

6 – 8 April 2016:

14 – 18 March 2016:

14 – 17 March 2016:

11 March 2016:

10 – 11 March 2016:

9 – 10 March 2016:

8 March 2016:

6 – 10 March 2016:

5 – 13 March 2016:

23 February 2016:

21 – 26 February 2016:

17 – 18 February 2016:

16 February 2016:

15 – 18 February 2016:

28 January 2016:

25 – 27 January 2016:

19 January 2016:

15 – 17 September 2015:

26 – 30 May 2015:

14 – 17 May 2015:

12 – 19 November 2014:

14 – 16 October 2014:

29 September – 01 October 2014:

24 – 27 August 2014:

17 – 22 August 2014: