Rethinking the Community Splashpad
WORLD LEADER IN AQUATIC PLAY SOLUTIONS WITH OVER 7,600 INSTALLATIONS WORLDWIDE
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As splashpads continue to hold the #1 spot for most commonly planned park addition, it is essential to approach their design, maintenance and lifecycle through the lens of sustainability. Successful splashpads must account for not just environmental, but also social and economic implications—the three pillars of sustainability. This presentation serves as a playbook for sustainable splashpad design. Gain powerful insight into new design trends, demographic needs, play-value optimization, innovative energy and resource management and emerging technologies that are helping facilities maximize lifecycle, minimize maintenance and plan for the future.
Upon completion of this session, the participants will:
This course qualifies for 1 Professional Development Hour (PDH) and covers subjects related to Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW). in order to receive this credit, a passing grade of at least 75% must be obtained on the online test.
About the Speaker:
Barb Lapierre is Regional Sales Manager at Vortex Aquatic Structures International. With 13+ years of experience with Vortex and having worked closely with landscape architects, aquatic designers and Park and Recreation officials, Barb brings a wealth of product and process knowledge to every project. Barb shares her vast experience in aquatic play as a frequent speaker at Park and Recreation conferences.