proValens Learning is a collaboration between the many federal, state, local, and non-profit organizations that steward parks and protected areas, manage recreation programs and facilities, and offer health enhancements with the Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands at Indiana University. Our website is an online learning portal that improves the stewardship of natural, cultural, and historic sites, while enhancing the experiences for all people who visit them.
Playground Maintenance Technician Program
The two-day Playground Maintenance Technician Program (PMT) focuses on practical playground maintenance practices, inspection principles and best practices in making repairs. This program does not focus on play theory or memorizing standards.
Great Lakes Park Institute
The Mission of the Great Lakes Park Training Institute is to provide the very best training and education programs that benefit all allied park and recreation agencies, professionals, and technicians at all levels by providing a learning environment to share new ideas, learn, and gain knowledge relating to successful operations, techniques, and methods in their respective fields.
World Parks Academy
Professional development for parks and recreation professionals has typically been reserved for national certifying organizations. The World Parks Academy seeks to unite national certification systems by providing the first international competency-based certification programs for the parks and recreation industry. Additionally, the World Parks Academy provides certifications for countries without a current national certifying body.